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Frequently Asked Questions

How is Postcode Culture Trust funded?

Postcode Culture 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 do I apply for funding from Postcode Culture Trust?

Postcode Culture Trust does not accept unsolicited applications. It currently supports one charity and only will research new charities to support as funds become available. We award grants to charities that promote social cohesion as well as encourage greater understanding and appreciation of arts, heritage and culture by supporting activities which include: the advancement of citizenship or community development the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science the promotion of equality and diversity.

What organisations has the Trust funded?

The following charities have received funding from Postcode Culture Trust:

  1. Book Aid International
  2. Edinburgh International Book Festival
  3. mac Birmingham
  4. National Galleries of Scotland
  5. National Museum Wales
  6. National Museum Scotland
  7. National Trust
  8. National Trust for Scotland
  9. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  10. Science Museum Group
  11. V&A Museum of Design Dundee
  12. Youth Music.

We've been awarded a grant - what next?

If you have been lucky enough to receive funding from Postcode Culture Trust, you will be expected to provide twice-yearly progress reports and work with our communications team to publicise our relationship. For more information, contact

Where can I find a copy of your Annual Report and Accounts?

The annual report and accounts can be found here.

How are you regulated?

Postcode Culture Trust is a charity registered in Scotland, SC043234 and is a company limited by guarantee (426288). Postcode Culture Trust operates its own society lottery and is regulated by the Gambling Commission under certificate 000-033148-N-314889-005 and 000-033148-R-314888-005.

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