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The National Lottery is funding projects in the arts, sport, heritage, charity, voluntary, health, education and environmental sectors.

Every project makes a real difference to lives and communities across the UK. Different types of grants fund different types of projects – take a look below or refine your search by using the tabs to the right.

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Reaching Communities

The Reaching Communities programme offers flexible funding over £10,000 for up to five years to organisations in England who want to take action on the issues that matter to people and communities. It supports organisations with great ideas that enable communities to thrive. The grants are awarded to voluntary and community organisations or social enterprises for up to five years. It can fund project activities, operating costs, organisational development and capital costs.


The National Lottery Community Fund


Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants

English National Lottery Project Grants is our open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects. The fund supports thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations with projects that focus on: Combined Arts including festivals and carnivals, Dance, Libraries, Literature, Museums, Music, Theatre or Visual Arts.


Arts Council England

£1,000 - £100,000


This programme offers a larger amount of funding (over £10,000) for organisations that work together with a shared set of goals to help their community – whether that’s a community living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.


The National Lottery Community Fund

£10,000 - £ x,000 plus

National Lottery Awards for All England

National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £20,000 to support what matters to people and communities.


The National Lottery Community Fund

£300 - £20,000

Movement Fund

We aim to support projects that get more people active and enhance sport and physical activity participation across England. The Movement Fund supports a variety of formally constituted not-for-profit organisation types, including sports clubs, charities, local authorities, schools, Community Benefit Societies and not-for-profit companies. To receive funding, you must have at least three non-related trustees or directors who don't live together. And you need to ensure decision making and voting rights are equally distributed between your trustees or directors.


Sport England

£300 - 15,000