About People's Postcode Trust
People’s Postcode Trust is a charity registered in Scotland, No. SC040387 and is a company limited by guarantee (356549). It is a grant giving Trust, awarding funding to good causes that support a better world for people and planet.
People’s Postcode Trust operates its own society lottery regulated by the Gambling Commission under certificate 000-018971-N-302359-007 and 000-018971-R-302358-007.
People’s Postcode Trust achieves its objectives through funds receives from its society lottery, operated by its External Lottery Manager, Postcode Lottery Ltd (marketed as People’s Postcode Lottery).
Funding is available for projects of up to twelve months in length ranging from £500 up to £20,000 in Scotland and England, and up to £5,000 for a six month project in Wales. All funding decisions are made by an independent board of Trustees.
Funding is available for projects that successfully meet the following aim:
- Advancement of citizenship or community development
Registered charities in Scotland, England and Wales can apply for up to £250,000 to run a 24-month project that they have always dreamed of but never had the opportunity to bring to life.
Funding is awarded for projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Encouraging Healthy Living
- Social Enterprise
- Environmental Sustainability
The Dream Fund will be open again for applications later on this year in September.
How we are funded
People’s Postcode Trust receives all of its funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery. 50p from every £2 ticket goes to charity, and to date over £43million has been raised for good causes in Great Britain. Since we were established in 2009, People’s Postcode Trust has distributed more than £7.5 million to over 1200 charity projects across the country.
Want to know more? Please read our annual reports:
2010 Annual Report and Accounts
2011 Annual Report and Accounts
2012 Annual Report and Accounts
2013 Annual Report and Accounts
For more information about People’s Postcode Trust, or to ask a question about funding, please contact us using the details below.
T: 0131 555 7287
A: 76 George Street
People’s Postcode Trust is regulated by the Gambling Commission under certificate 000-018971-N-302359-007 and 000-018971-R-302358-007.
We adhere to the following Social Responsibility Policy and Self Exclusion Policy.