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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Jubilee People's Millions: winners announced

  • Published: Monday, 4 July 2011

The winners of the The Jubilee People's Millions have been announced. Chosen by the public in a televised competition, the 60 winning community projects have been awarded up to £60,000 each to help fund their work. Find out if your favourite project was one of the winners.

The winning projects

The winners

See which groups were winners in The Jubilee People's Millions 2011

The 60 winners of the Jubilee People’s Millions will get up to 60,000 each to help pay for a community project that will open during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year, 2012.

Examples of community projects that have been awarded lottery grants are:

  • Jubilee celebrations uniting hundreds of local people
  • reminiscence activities for dementia sufferers
  • therapeutic projects for autistic children

The winning projects were chosen by the public in a televised competition. Each night from 27 to 30 June, two groups in each of the 15 ITV television areas appealed for viewers’ support. The public then voted by phone to decide who should win one of four prizes of up to £60,000 in their area.

The 60 groups chosen as winners of the 2011 Jubilee People’s Millions include:

  • Brainy Dogs
  • Kosy Komfy Kidz
  • Sandwell Active Disability Project
  • Acorn Farm Play Area
  • Durants Community Sensory Garden Project
  • Ramsgate Tunnels Heritage Project
  • Animal Therapy for Children with Autism
  • Petersfield Youth Theatre - Creating Space
  • Fonn nam Feis
  • Taigh Sgire Sholais Centre
  • WEYES - Young People's Community Cafe
  • Andersonstown Eco Dream Playground
  • Farm Facilities for the Future
  • I.T. Training Service for the Blind
  • Westbury on Severn Bell Tower Appeal

For a full list of the winning groups, visit the Jubilee People’s Millions website by following the link below.

Further information

The People's Millions

The People's Millions competition has been held every year since 2005.

To date, a total of 463 awards worth £24.5 million have been made.

The Big Lottery Fund

The People's Millions is run by the Big Lottery Fund, in partnership with ITV.

The Big Lottery Fund is the largest distributor of Lottery money to good causes. It delivers 46 per cent of all funds raised for good causes by the National Lottery.

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