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Frequently Asked Questions

How is the Postcode Children Trust funded?

Postcode Children Trust promotes its own society lottery and the Trust receives all of its funding from players of People's Postcode Lottery, for more information visit

How do I apply for funding from Postcode Children Trust?

We award grants to charities that provide services and activities to benefit children and young people in Great Britain and overseas for the prevention or relief of poverty; the advancement of education; the advancement of health; the saving of lives; the promotion of equality and diversity; the advancement of public participation in sport; the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage. The Trust currently funds a selection of charities meeting the objectives of the Trust. It is proactive in approaching charities and, as funds grow, will thoroughly research and select potential beneficiaries who will be invited to apply.

What organisations has the Trust funded?

The following charities have received funding from Postcode Children Trust: Children 1st, Children North East, Girguiding, Sistema Scotland and War Child.

We've been awarded a grant - what next?

If you have been lucky enough to receive funding from Postcode Children 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?

Our annual report and accounts will be produced annually and will be available on this website.

How are you regulated?

Postcode Children Trust is a registered Scottish charity (SC044773) and is a company limited by guarantee (SC472799). It is regulated by the Gambling Commission under licences: 000-037182-N-318416 and 000-037182-R-318415.

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