Good Causes funded by the National lottery

National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2018

The National Lottery Good Causes Awards aims to celebrate the inspiring and innovative work being carried out by the thousands of individuals, organisations, groups and sports clubs all over Ireland who benefit from National Lottery Good Causes funding. Projects can win up to €35,000 for their own work in their community.


The National Lottery Good Causes Awards initiative has six categories that projects can apply under. These are:

  • Sport
  • Health & Wellness
  • Community
  • Youth
  • Arts & Culture and
  • Heritage
  • Irish Language


2018 is the first year of these awards and these awards are open to any community project, club or individual who has received National Lottery funding from the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. Learn more about eligibility criteria and competition rules here.  


See Regional Winners Here


Read some of the inspiring stories behind projects here