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Awarding funds thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery

Frequently Asked Questions

How is Postcode Active Trust funded?

Postcode Active Trust promotes its own society lottery and the Trust receives all of its funding from the players of People's Postcode Lottery. For more information, visit

How are you regulated?

Postcode Active Trust is a registered charity in Scotland (SC044967) and is a company limited by guarantee (SC481121). Postcode Active Trust is regulated by the Gambling Commission under certificate: 000-038345-N-318824 and 000-038345-R-318823.

How do I apply for funding from Postcode Active Trust?

Postcode Active Trust does not accept unsolicited applications. The Trust currently funds a selection of charities meeting the objectives of the Trust. It is proactive in approaching charities and, as funds grow, will thoroughly research and select potential beneficiaries who will be invited to apply.

When an opportunity arises for the Trust to consider adding a new beneficiary, the Trust team identify any gaps in the current funding portfolio in line with the trust strategy and current sector needs. Potential beneficiaries are then identified and researched, carrying out due diligence on their impact, financial stability, thematic and geographical focus. Shortlisted beneficiaries are assessed by the Trust Team in person and presented to the Board. Approved charities are then asked to formally apply and present their application in person to the Board, which is either approved, rejected or further information requested.

Where can I find a copy of your annual report and accounts?

Our annual report and accounts will be produced annually and will be available on this website.