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National Lottery Awards 2021

Nominations for the 2021 National Lottery Awards are now open.

The National Lottery Awards celebrate the people and projects who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding. We want to hear about those people who have stood up against adversity and stood out for their caring commitment to their causes. Our judging panel, made up of members of The National Lottery family and partners, will decide the winners of the individual categories.

A total of 16 projects from across the UK will be shortlisted to take part in a public vote in a new category – The National Lottery Project of the Year.

All winners will receive a National Lottery Awards trophy and a £3,000 cash prize for their project.

Young Hero nominees should be under 18 years of age and all suggestions must have been either funded by the National Lottery or be associated with a project which as received National Lottery funding. If you are not sure, don’t worry, nominate them anyway, and our team will check it out. Nominations close at midnight on 7 June 2021.

Individual Nomination Categories:

  • Culture, Arts & Film
  • Community/Charity
  • Heritage
  • Sport
  • Young Hero (under 18s)

National Lottery funded projects from any sector are eligible to enter The National Lottery Project of the Year category.

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