The Lottery Grants Board has implemented a couple of changes that will affect applicants to the Regional and National Community Committees. For this years closing dates Click here
From 26 January 2012, the Lottery National Community Committee will accept multi-year grant applications from organisations with an established track record of delivering services and activities that address community needs.
From 3 November 2011, the Lottery Regional Community Committees will accept multi-year grant applications from organisations with an established track record of delivering services and activities that address community needs.
The multi-year grants will be made for either ongoing operational costs or one-off project costs.
A multi-year grant, for up to three years, must contribute to the delivery of an activity, project or service that provides a community benefit that would otherwise not be possible with only one year’s funding.
More information about multi-year funding is available at
Changes to distribution committee closing and meeting dates - National Community
The Lottery Grants Board has changed the committee meeting date schedule from 2012/13 to help ensure the sustainability of Lottery funding for future years.
From 2012/13 Lottery National Community will be moving to two funding rounds per year, reduced from the current three.
Upcoming closing and meeting dates for the Lottery National Community Committee are as follows: