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Here you can find out about how much Lottery money has been awarded to each of the good causes that the Lottery supports since Lottery funding began and in particular years. You can also print, download and share the tables on this page. Find out how to do this at the bottom of the page.
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The total number of grants awarded since Lottery funding began in 1995 is 531,375 totalling £35,502,609,850 – last updated 24 November 2017.

Breakdown of total grants awarded by good cause:

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Good Cause (in alphabetical order)
Grant Total
£5,612,500,700
£3,487,755,670
£3,101,414,490
£7,089,796,477
£7,729,529,892
£2,180,477,669
£6,300,785,555
 

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Breakdown of total grants awarded for previous years:

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Totals for years 2013 to 2017
Good Cause
Arts
£305,605,185
£257,577,600
£450,205,480
£250,888,415
£173,334,476
Health, Education, Environment and Charitable Expenditure
£793,133,748
£947,015,958
£564,062,032
£656,209,470
£379,828,413
Heritage
£473,327,563
£429,449,493
£445,855,870
£423,120,890
£302,520,520
Sport
£653,279,454
£268,823,594
£239,624,610
£174,078,890
£473,806,081
 
Totals for years 2008 to 2012
Good Cause
Arts
£130,030,710
£188,163,752
£130,568,539
£148,159,375
£362,025,432
Charitable Expenditure
£52,967,917
£25,083,927
   
Health, Education, Environment (1999-2007)
£827,112
    
Health, Education, Environment and Charitable Expenditure
£495,988,112
£423,266,337
£322,348,634
£419,411,065
£704,780,403
Heritage
£274,882,119
£255,738,345
£294,311,220
£321,592,055
£475,201,331
Sport
£131,050,498
£469,543,052
£123,118,739
£206,711,298
£139,175,343
 
Totals for years 2003 to 2007
Good Cause
Arts
£171,390,389
£313,977,502
£172,424,604
£163,184,625
£127,007,373
Charitable Expenditure
£282,116,582
£237,403,176
£325,133,653
£152,405,050
£60,173,104
Health, Education, Environment (1999-2007)
£744,431,401
£424,109,375
£163,581,187
£40,049,379
£1,662,040
Health, Education, Environment and Charitable Expenditure
  
£27,748,104
£184,666,245
£1,171,337,956
Heritage
£325,895,779
£257,733,649
£398,268,190
£276,836,088
£279,661,951
Millennium (1995-2005)
£11,920,235
£32,313,671
£11,385,134
 
£28,850,000
Sport
£209,240,955
£221,851,242
£234,915,409
£261,037,026
£148,952,408
 
Totals for years 1998 to 2002
Good Cause
Arts
£183,088,325
£250,269,290
£145,803,248
£221,637,807
£344,492,163
Charitable Expenditure
£273,175,456
£482,269,768
£339,999,214
£309,537,475
£292,803,948
Health, Education, Environment (1999-2007)
 
£459,538,348
£324,990,775
£444,689,873
£497,535,000
Heritage
£349,680,952
£277,367,343
£358,039,054
£304,641,555
£284,867,542
Millennium (1995-2005)
£91,947,210
£40,844,596
£37,172,758
£8,881,975
£114,051,408
Sport
£257,852,339
£316,127,361
£330,140,336
£515,847,758
£447,672,457
 
Totals for years 1993 to 1997
Good Cause
Arts
£234,312,411
£526,176,555
£361,790,744
Charitable Expenditure
£153,625,713
£287,548,535
£213,512,152
Heritage
£110,055,988
£337,581,031
£472,901,364
Millennium (1995-2005)
£151,201,293
£370,206,124
£1,281,703,265
Sport
£113,465,210
£143,680,296
£220,791,199
 
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