Who are the National Lottery distributors?

Where does the lottery money come from UK?

12% goes to the UK Government as lottery duty, 4% to retailers as commission, and a total of 5% to operator Camelot, with 4% to cover operating costs and 1% as profit.

What percentage of national lottery goes to charity?

We retain around just 1% of revenue in profit, while around 95% of total revenue goes back to winners and society.

Is the National Lottery a government agency?

The National Lottery Community Fund is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

How is a lottery funded?

In general, lottery revenue is distributed in three major categories: payouts to winners and commissions to the companies that sold them their tickets, overhead costs, and distribution to the states that sold the tickets.

How do I access National Lottery funding?

Watch the NLC website, the print media and major radio stations for adverts calling for applications for grants in the sector that is relevant to your organisation. Calls for applications are also announced during the live broadcasts of the Lotto draw.

Can a CIC apply for funding?

Social enterprises, Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO) and Community Interest Companies (CIC) are eligible as long as they are not-for-profit or any profit is reinvested in the organisation. This should be clearly stated within the organisation’s governing documents.

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Does Camelot still own the lottery?

Camelot hold the UK National Lottery licence

Camelot’s current licence runs until 2024. During this time it: manages The National Lottery infrastructure. designs new games.

How much does Camelot make?

Camelot UK Lotteries Limited (‘Camelot’) today announced record National Lottery sales of £8,373.9 million for the 2020/21 financial year (1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021), an increase of £468.8 million.