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Big Lottery Fund invites feedback on spending next £2 billion

Big Lottery Fund invites feedback on spending next £2 billion

The has begun a public consultation on how it should allocate its , expected to be over £2 billion, from 2009 to 2015.

Individuals and organisations across the UK are invited to share their thoughts via the Fund’s consultation website.

The consultation includes a series of national, regional and local face-to-face events as well as the online channels.

Peter Wanless, UK CEO of the Big Lottery Fund, said: “We listened and learnt from our last consultation by introducing significant improvements to how we fund, pioneering full cost recovery and extending the length of our typical awards up to five years, offering community organisations far greater opportunity to plan for a sustainable future. Now is the time for everyone to get involved in what happens next.”

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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