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Making a difference with the Scottish Children's Lottery

We believe that every child deserves the best start in life, whatever their family’s circumstances.

That’s why we’ve made it our mission to make a real difference to the lives of children in Scotland and when you play our lottery, you’re helping us do just that!

Our players have helped us raise over £8 million for children in Scotland so far, with funding reaching projects as near as Glasgow and as far as the Western Isles.

Through The Scottish Children’s Lottery Trust, we support a wide variety of charities and good causes who are providing help to children and communities who need it most.

Visit The Scottish Children’s Lottery Trust website to find out more about how your plays benefit young people in Scotland and how your charity can apply for funding.

See below for some of the good causes that have received funding raised by the Scottish Children's Lottery:

Year

Grants Awarded 2023

Name Amount
Avenue Confidential £2240.00
Awards PLus (Edinburgh and the Lothians) £7500.00
Ayr Arts Guild £2300.00
Ayrshire Hospice £8000.00
BallsandBoots £6000.00
Beyond Earlston £7500.00
Big Hearts Community Trust £9324.00
Bluevale Community Club £8000.00
Brent Centre for Young People £5000.00
Broke Not Broken £7500.00
Callander Youth Project Trust £5000.00
Calum's Cabin £6000.00
Canongate Youth  £7500.00
Carers Forum Stirling Area £6700.00
Carers of West Lothian £3625.00
Castlemilk Youth Complex £3625.00
CentreStage Communities Ltd £7450.00
Ceres Kemback and Springfield Church £3625.00
Community Action Blackburn £5000.00
Connect Community Trust £5000.00
Cumbernauld & Kilsyth Care £3000.00
Curiosity Collective £7250.00
Drylaw Telford Community Association £3625.00
Dundee Carers Centre £7250.00
Dundee International Womens Centre £7400.00
Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre Ltd £10000.00
Edinburgh Science Foundation Ltd. £5000.00
Edinburgh Women's Aid £5000.00
Equi-Power Central Scotland RDA £5000.00
Fallin Community Enterprises £7500.00
Forces Children Scotland £5000.00
Friends of Craigtoun £5000.00
Front Lounge £8000.00
Glasgow Children's Holiday Scheme £5000.00
Glasgow East Arts Company £7500.00
Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre £5000.00
Govan Community Project £7000.00
Govanhill Youth Club - Govanhill Baths Community Trust £6800.00
Grampian Society for the Blind £5000.00
Growing2gether £7500.00
Healthy n Happy Community Trust £4950.00
Hebridean Pursuits Outdoor Learning £5000.00
Helm Training £7500.00
Home-Start Aberdeen £7500.00
Honeypot Children's Charity £10000.00
HopScotch Children's Charity £7400.00
Impact Arts (Projects) Ltd £7500.00
Include me 2 club £5000.00
Kings Croft Community Hall £3625.00
LIFT Low Income families Together (Muirhouse Millennium Centre Ltd) £7000.00
Machars Churches Basics Food Bank £3625.00
Meningitis Now £5000.00
Menstrie Community Action Group £7250.00
Move On £6200.00
Murton Trust for Education and the Environment £7500.00
musicALL £7500.00
New Start Oban £1000.00
Newtongrange Development Trust £7500.00
Nil by Mouth £2300.00
Oor Space Youthy £6052.00
Options in life £3625.00
Paragon Music £7250.00
Parent Action for Safe Play £9000.00
Parkhead Youth Project £9000.00
People Know How £6600.00
Perth Autism Support SCIO £4000.00
Play Therapy Base Limited £5000.00
Pleasance Theatre Trust Ltd £5000.00
Possibilities For Each and Every Kid (PEEK) £7500.00
Radio Clyde Cash For Kids - Ayrshire £5000.00
REACH Lanarkshire Autism £5000.00
Reidvale Adventure Play Association Limited £2240.00
Scalpay Community Association £7500.00
SiMY Community Development £5000.00
Sistema Scotland £5000.00
Social Enterprise Academy £8000.00
South Ayrshire School Clothing Bank £5000.00
Space @ The Broomhouse Hub £7500.00
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland £7250.00
St Mirren FC Charitable Foundation £7250.00
St Paul's Youth Forum £6395.00
Starcatchers Productions Ltd £7500.00
Team Jak Foundation £7500.00
Teapot Trust SCIO £6600.00
The Green Team (Edinburgh and Lothians) Limited £6000.00
The Halliday Charitable Foundation £8000.00
The Urban Roots Initiative £7900.00
The Village Storytelling Centre £7500.00
Toonspeak Young People's Theatre £7000.00
Turf £7500.00
Watermill Foundation Limited £7500.00
When You Wish Upon a Star £5000.00
Wigtown Festival Company £5000.00
Wild Things Environmental Education in Action £7715.00
Youth Community Support Agency £5000.00

Apply for funding

Charities supporting children in Scotland can apply for grants via our charity website:

The Scottish Children’s Lottery Trust (Scottish Charity Number SC046177)

Our charity has a group of trustees that will determine which applications will be successful for funding.

Qualifying criteria include;

For further details about prizes, proceeds and grants, please visit our More Information page.