People's Postcode Lottery - Dream Fund, deadline 22 August 2017

17 July 2017

"The Dream Fund allows charities to apply for up to £1,000,000 to deliver their ‘dream’ project in Great Britain (Scotland, England or Wales) in 2018 to 2020. There is a total award fund of £3,000,000."

"All applications must come from at least two organisations who have collaborated together to develop the project. One of these MUST be a registered charity, and the other can be a charity, community or voluntary group, or community interest company.

"All ideas must be innovative and original, and show a clear charitable purpose." The funder has produced an innovation toolkit to help applicants.


Please read the guidance notes before completing the application form. You may find it useful to read advice from former winners of the Dream Fund competition.

The deadline for stage one applications is 22 August 2017 (5.30pm).


Answers to frequently asked questions are available. Telephone the Dream Fund Helpdesk on 0131 603 8611 or email

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