Frequently Asked Questions
How is the Trust funded?
Postcode Global Trust operates its own society lottery and is entirely funded by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. As more players join People's Postcode Lottery, more funds are distributed to Postcode Global Trust and made available for the Trust to award to good causes. For more information, visit: www.postcodelottery.co.uk.
How is the Trust regulated?
Postcode Global Trust is a charity registered in Scotland (SC044038) and is a company limited by guarantee (SC449876). Postcode Global Trust operates its own society lottery and is regulated by the Gambling Commission under certificate 000-035621-N-316737 and 000-035621-R-316736.
How do I apply for funding from the Trust?
Postcode Global Trust is unable to consider unsolicited applications as it operates on a closed application basis. Postcode Global Trust is proactive in approaching charities and, as funds become available, will thoroughly research and select potential beneficiaries.
Which charities and good causes has the Trust funded?
Since Postcode Global Trust was established in 2013, it has provided funding to and supported the following charities: ActionAid, Afhad University Sudan, British Red Cross, Child and Youth Finance International, Clinton Foundation, Médecins Sans Frontières, Ndlovu Care Group, Opportunity International, Save the Children, Theirworld, WarChild and WaterAid. All decisions regarding funding are made by Postcode Global Trust’s Trustees.
I've been awarded a grant - what next?
If you have been lucky enough to receive funding from Postcode Global 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where can I find a copy of your Annual Report and Accounts?
Our Annual Report and Accounts are available in the 'About us' section of this website.