Frequently Asked Questions
How is the Trust funded?
Postcode African 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 African 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 African Trust is a charity registered in Scotland (SC044835) and is a company limited by guarantee (SC476398). Postcode African Trust operates its own society lottery and is regulated by the Gambling Commission under certificate 000-037726-N-318507 and 000-037726-R-318506.
How do I apply for funding from the Trust?
Postcode African Trust is unable to consider unsolicited applications as it operates on a closed application basis. Postcode African 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 African Trust was established in 2014, it has provided funding to and supported the following charities: African Parks, AfriKids, Book Aid International, British Red Cross, Clinton Foundation, Mary's Meals, Ndlovu Care Group, Save the Children, Scottish Malawi Foundation and Theirworld. All decisions regarding funding are made by Postcode African Trust’s Trustees.
I have been awarded a grant - what next?
If you have been lucky enough to receive funding from Postcode African 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.