Big Lottery Fund: People and Places

People and Places: Medium grants offers funding from £10,001 to £100,000 for projects where people and communities are working together and using their strengths to make positive impacts on the things that matter to them the most.

Who can apply?

You can apply if you are UK based:

  • voluntary or community group
  • registered charity
  • co-operative
  • social enterprise or community interest company
  • a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee
  • a statutory organisation such as a local authority, health board or school

What level of grant is available? How do I apply?

How often are applications considered?

There is no deadline. People and Places is open all year round.


Telephone 0300 123 0735 or email

There are other organisations that give Lottery grants as well as the Big Lottery Fund. You can find out about these by visiting or you can phone the funding hotline on 0845 275 0000, textphone 0845 275 0022/0845 602 1659.