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How much money is available for Lottery grants this year?

$233.6 million of Lottery profits is available in 2017/18 to help build stronger, more cohesive communities, with over $136.7 million to flow into the community through the Lottery Committees. 

The allocations were publicly announced by the the Minister of Internal Affairs in July 2017. (beehive website).

What Lottery grants have been made in the past?

Demand for Lottery funding remains high. Information on each Lottery Committee and the grants made is available:

Lottery Community:
Disaster Relief:
Lottery Heritage and Facilities
Lottery Research
Other Lottery Funds

For information about past demand on each fund, average grant size and number of requests made to each Lottery committee, see Lottery Grants Board's most recent Annual Report.

How much funding is available for each Lottery committee?

Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 allocations:

Lottery Committee 2017/18 allocations
Lottery Northland Regional Community $2,139,313
Lottery Auckland Regional Community $11,753,645
Lottery Waikato Regional Community  $4,466,893
Lottery Bay of Plenty / Gisborne Regional Community $3,511,271
Lottery Taranaki Regional Community  $1,143,801
Lottery Hawkes Bay Regional Community  $1,601,556
Lottery Manawatu / Whanganui Regional Community  $2,559,652
Lottery Wellington / Wairarapa Regional Community $3,592,277 
Lottery West Coast / Nelson / Marlborough Regional Community  $1,614,205
Lottery Canterbury / Kaikoura Regional Community  $4,099,761
Lottery Otago / Southland Regional Community $2,628,405
Lottery National Community  $14,069,146
Lottery Community Facilities*  $23,895,993*
Lottery Community Sector Research  $513,135
Lottery Environment and Heritage  $11,537,809
Lottery Health Research  $4,019,158
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities  $5,568,732
Lottery Marae Heritage and Facilities  $8,683,579
Lottery Outdoor Safety  $8,039,099
Lottery Significant Projects  $20,000,000
Lottery Minister's Discretionary Fund  $397,287

 * Includes an additional allocation of $7.5 milliion to Lottery Community Facilities for larger capital works projects in the Hurunui / Kaikoura / Marlborough earthquake area.