The National Lottery's 25th Birthday
2019 marks the 25th birthday of The National Lottery. To mark this, we'll be celebrating the extraordinary impact National Lottery players have had on the UK by contributing millions of pounds every week to good causes. Thank You for making the UK a better place
25 years helping communites thrive
With the help of National Lottery players, community and charitable projects are the lifeblood of local areas. Local churches, schools and community centres have all benefitted and made our communities a better place to live and work.
Did you know?
Most National Lottery grants are for under £10,000
25 years bringing people together with sport
From building new sports venues, to inspiring future generations to participate in sport and supporting our elite athletes, National Lottery players have had a big impact on sport across the UK.
Did you know?
Since National Lottery funding started for athletes, they have won 864 Olympic and Paralympic medals
25 years investing in heritage treasures
National Lottery players have helped secure our unique heritage for present and future generations to experience and enjoy.
25 years nurturing creativity
Whether it's music, dance, theatre or film, National Lottery players have helped. National Lottery players have funded arts centres and organisations far and wide. National Lottery players also support original UK filmmakers and films.