South Downs National Park Trust is launching the South Downs Lottery, it’s a fun way to support the conservation and enhancement of South Downs National Park and have a chance to win up to £25,000. Visit www.southdownslottery.co.uk or call 01730-631632 for more information.
Our first draw will be taking place on the 23rd November and will be celebrated with a special additional prize of a £300 voucher from our friends and Best of Brighton (www.bestofbrighton.co.uk) towards a holiday cottage of your choice. This prize will be won by one of the ticket holders from our first draw!
By playing the lottery or supporting South Downs National Park Trust in any way - https://www.southdownstrust.org.uk/how-to-give/ - you will be supporting the wildlife, landscape and communities of the National Park by helping us to deliver the following types of projects with our partners:
Bee-Lines - Improving habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators which are in decline by restoring chalk grassland and creating wildflower meadows. Visit https://www.southdownstrust.org.uk/beelines/ for more information.
Mend Our Way – repairing the most damaged parts of the South Downs Way which is used by over 500,000 each year.
School Travel Grant – we support more children in accessing the learning environment of the National Park by providing travel grants to schools for educational visits to the National Park. Visit https://learning.southdowns.gov.uk/learning/travel-grant/ for more information
Volunteer Conservation Fund – we work with the Volunteer Ranger Service to support voluntary groups that want to improve their local area by offering grants for things like tools, consumables and materials. Visit https://www.southdownstrust.org.uk/vcf/ for more information.
Sustainable Communities Fund – we support communities that want to conserve and enhance the National Park’s wildlife, cultural heritage and community cohesion by offering grants of up to £10,000. Visit https://www.southdownstrust.org.uk/scf/ for more information.