People’s Postcode Trust

Good causes can apply for unrestricted grants between £500 and £25,000. There are 3 funding rounds in 2024, each open for 7 days. Next deadline: 1st July.

Enabling participation in physical activity, enabling participation in the arts, preventing or reducing the impact of poverty, supporting marginalised groups and tackling inequality, improving biodiversity and responding to the climate emergency, improving green spaces and increasing access to the outdoors, providing support to improve mental health.

People’s Postcode Trust is supported by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery, providing funding for smaller charities and good causes in Scotland. The Trust opens for applications at certain periods throughout the year.

People’s Postcode Trust provides funding under the following themes:

The amount that can be applied for depends on the type of organisation. Registered charities, Community Interest Companies (CIC’s) with an asset lock (Schedule 1 and 2 only) and Community Benefit Societies can apply for up to £25,000. All other eligible groups can apply for up to £2,500.

Each organisation must have a constitution, signed accounts at the time of applying, and have been operating for over 1 year. Applicants are advised to read through the funding guide currently available on the Trust website.

The funding rounds for People’s Postcode Trust 2024 will open at:

Applications must be submitted and started within this window.