People’s Postcode Lottery Schemes to Open for Applications Shortly

Registered charities and other not-for-profit organisations from across Great Britain can apply to the first 2020 round of the three People’s Postcode Lottery schemes later this month.

Applications will be accepted from 21 January until 4 February for the Postcode Local Trust, Postcode Community Trust, and the People’s Postcode Trust.

Postcode Local Trust projects should relate to the following themes:

  • Improving biodiversity and green spaces.
  • Increasing community access to outdoor space.
  • Combatting climate change and promoting sustainability.

Postcode Community Trust projects should address the following themes:

  • Improving community health and wellbeing
  • Increasing participation in arts and physical recreation
  • Reducing isolation

People’s Postcode Trust projects should address the following themes:

  • Promoting human rights
  • Combatting discrimination
  • Preventing poverty

Grants range from £500 to £20,000. Registered charities can apply for grants of between £500 and £20,000. Other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of between £500 and £2,000.

The funding is for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain. The projects can be up to 12 months in length.

There is a two-stage application process. Stage 1 applications for this first round will be accepted from 21 January to 4 February 2020.

There will be a second application round later in the year.

The current guidelines can be found on each Trust’s website.

Source: People's Postcode Lottery, 13/01/2020

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