Annual awards scheme celebrating the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects and the difference they have made to people’s lives. The awards recognise the dedication and commitment of people across the UK who use Lottery funding to improve the environment around them.

Current Status
Open for Applications
Maximum value:
£ 5,000

Objectives of Fund

The Awards recognise the difference that Lottery-funded projects have made to people, places and communities all across the UK. They also celebrate the talent, hard work and dedication of the people involved in running them.

Value Notes

The winner from each award category will receive a £5,000 prize along with their National Lottery Awards trophy.

Who Can Apply

Individuals and small groups of people that work or act for a National Lottery funded organisation or have received National Lottery funding can be nominated for an award.

Eligible Expenditure

Award money should be put toward the project/organisation.

Award Categories

Award categories:

  • Arts.
  • Education.
  • Health.
  • Environment.
  • Sport.
  • Heritage.
  • Community/Charity.
  • Young Hero (under 18s).

How To Apply

Nominations for the 2022 awards will close at midnight on 1 June 2022.

The link to nominate can be found on the National Lottery Community Fund website.