To date, National Lottery players have helped raise over £46 billion for Good Cause projects, transforming lives across the UK. More than 670,000 individual awards have been made, from grassroots projects in local communities to iconic, world-class landmarks and events, including the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The National Lottery is currently operated by Camelot. Camelot is responsible for generating returns to National Lottery Good Causes, but plays no role in the allocation of funding. This is the specific responsibility of 12 National Lottery distributing bodies, each with specialist knowledge of their sector.
To find out more about applying for National Lottery funding, please click here.
The National Lottery creates over nine million winners a week across its range of games - and, on average, seven new millionaires. More than 6,500 millionaires or multi-millionaires have been created since launch in 1994.
The National Lottery is regulated by the Gambling Commission.
Extraordinary things happen when a lot of people play a little and encouraging healthy play is at the heart of everything The National Lottery does. Please click here if you would like to read the National Lottery’s Consumer Protection Strategy.