Changing lives

Everyone makes a difference

National Lottery games give players the opportunity to win life-changing sums of money and the chance to make a difference to the nation. You could say they play for the win–win.

Winners' luck

Find out how the big one changed these winners' lives

The win-win

The National Lottery doesn’t just support major UK projects, it looks out for communities too. 70% of all National Lottery grants are now for £10,000 or less

Job title: Life-changer

We link our life-changing brand to how we act as an organisation and make sure our employees are given the opportunities they need to bring it to life.

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All of our permanent employees get two volunteer days per year with further time available if volunteering is linked to their personal development.



We offer match funding and the option to donate through the Give As You Earn payroll scheme.

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We encourage employees to work with our current Lottery-funded charity partners: The Prince’s Trust, The Silver Line, TCV: The Conservation Volunteers, and Media Trust

40% of our staff take part in our volunteering scheme.


Danielle, Brand Manager

"I volunteered to be on the Business Enterprise panel as I thought it sounded like a fun opportunity where I could really add some value to the local community. It’s also beneficial from a personal development perspective for honing influencing, mentoring and leadership skills."