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National Lottery Briefing Note

Applying for National Lottery funding

New regulations on the allocation of National Lottery funding were issued in April 2015 to improve the allocation process, reduce the reporting requirements for smaller grants and minimise the risk of mismanagement and fraud. In July, the first call for applications under the new regulations was issued in the Charities and Arts, Culture & National Heritage sectors. What has changed and how can organisations apply for funding under the new regulations?