UK Charities and Organizations Use National Lottery Funding to Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III

…By Larry John for TDPel Media. Charities and organizations across the United Kingdom are preparing to mark the coronation of King Charles III with activities that will bring people together and have a lasting positive impact on their communities.

On May 6, 2023, King Charles III will be crowned in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

Hundreds of charities across the UK have been using National Lottery funding to celebrate and mark the occasion.

The Cherwell Collective is based in Oxfordshire
The Cherwell Collective is based in Oxfordshire

These charities cover a wide range of areas including the environment, arts, education, community, heritage, and sport, and they are planning special events or projects that will have a lasting positive impact beyond the Coronation.

The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, is supporting the Coronation Big Lunch on May 7.

The event will encourage communities to come together, celebrate their connections, and get to know each other better.

The National Lottery Heritage Fund aims to provide new opportunities for younger people to engage with heritage and actively participate in the UK’s natural environment and landscapes.


They are expanding their “New to Nature” program in partnership with community charity Groundwork to create and deliver 25 extra paid work placements targeted at diverse young people facing barriers to engaging with careers and opportunities in the natural environment.

The charity also supports people struggling with the cost of living.
The charity also supports people struggling with the cost of living.

Sport England has been funding projects that focus on sustainable activity while reducing the impact on the environment and on the development of skills in young people.

Dallaglio Rugbyworks is one of the projects that Sport England has been funding.

Their program helps children and young people in the North East develop physical and mental fitness and career aspirations.

The Arts Council England has been promoting the Coronation Bandstands project.

The project provides inspirational opportunities for children and young people to participate in and watch performances in public park bandstands across the country.

National Lottery players raise more than £30 million a week for arts, education, environment, health, heritage, sport, and voluntary projects across the UK.

The funding provided by the National Lottery has enabled charities and organizations to organize events and projects that will make a positive impact in their communities, celebrate their connections, and create a legacy beyond the Coronation weekend.


The National Lottery’s funding helps local communities come together and enjoy sport, art, music, and celebrate their local culture.

The National Lottery has played a vital role in supporting local communities and helping ensure that as many people as possible can celebrate this momentous occasion in the nation’s history.

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