Age UK Society Lotteries

 

The Charity

Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA (registered charity in England and Wales: 1128267), wholly owns three subsidiary companies, each of which promotes society lotteries to raise funds that help support different areas of Age UK's work for older people.

Lottery Promoters

The three subsidiary companies, all registered at Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA and also known as 'Promoters', are each licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission (www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk):

  • Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC;
    Registered Company No.11335613. Gambling Commission Account No: 52413. Provides funding for local programmes to assist older people, via the work of local Age UKs.

    In 2020, the society lotteries promoted by Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC generated £3,901,467, with 7% spent on prizes and 38% spent on generating funds and running the Lotteries, meaning 54% – £2,115,100.14 was generated for Age UK Local Programmes*.

  • Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC;
    Registered Company No.11372685. Gambling Commission Account No. 52417. Provides funding for research activities that advance education in relation to issues affecting older people in the UK.

    The Society Lotteries promoted by Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC generated £3,699,870.00 with 8% spent on prizes and 34% spent on generating funds and running the Lotteries, meaning 58% – £2,136,809.02 was generated for Age UK Education and Research *.

  • Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC;
    Registered Company No.11335248. Gambling Commission Account No: 52373. Provides funding for information, advice and related services provided by Age UK and local Age UKs for older people in the UK.

    The Society Lotteries promoted by Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC generated £3,479,283.00 with 18% spent on prizes and 38% spent on generating funds and running the Lotteries, meaning 45% – £1,549,235.25 was generated for Age UK Information and Advice *.

The responsible person for all Age UK Lottery CIC’s is Steph Harland, who can be contacted at Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.

Lottery Games

All three subsidiaries promote society lottery draws in two separately branded, society lottery schemes:

  • Age UK Weekly Lottery (Friday Draws); and
  • Age UK Tuesday Treat.

Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC additionally promotes society lottery draws in a separately branded, society lottery scheme, referred to as:

  • Age UK Raffle.

All proceeds from the Age UK Lottery schemes go to the relevant Promoter and all profits are donated to Age UK.

Age UK Weekly Lottery (Friday Draws)

All society lottery draws are promoted by one of the subsidiary companies in accordance with the Lottery Draw Calendar.

In 2020:

  • Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC raised £3,203,898.00 from ticket sales, with 7% spent on prizes; 40% spent on expenses; and 54% - £1,723,756.98 being used to fund Age UK Local Programmes*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 188.
  • Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC raised £3,594,192.00 from ticket sales, with 7% spent on prizes; 35% spent on expenses; and 58% - £2,089,051.02 being used to fund Age UK Education and Research*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 189 and
  • Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC raised £3,338,394.00 from ticket sales, with 16% spent on prizes; 39% spent on expenses; and 44% - £1,482,746.25 being used to fund Age UK Information and Advice*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 154.

Age UK Tuesday Treat

All society lottery draws are promoted by one of the subsidiary companies in accordance with the Tuesday Treat Draw Calendar.

In 2020:

  • Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC raised £106,140.00 from ticket sales, with 49% spent on prizes; 6% spent on expenses; and 45% - £48,220.00, being used to fund Age UK Local Programmes*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average 1 in 5.
  • Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC raised £105,678.00 from ticket sales, with 49% spent on prizes; 6% spent on expenses; and 45% - £47,758 being used to fund Age UK Education and Research*;The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average 1 in 5
  • Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC raised £140,889.00 from ticket sales, with 47% spent on prizes; 5% spent on expenses; and 47% - £66,489.00, being used to fund Age UK Information and Advice*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 6.

Age UK Raffle

In 2020, Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC raised £591,429.00 from ticket sales, with 4% spent on prizes; 38% spent on expenses; and 58% - £343,123.16, being used to fund Age UK Local Programmes*.

The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 14,086

 

*Based on Lottery Submissions made to the Gambling Commission during the 2020 calendar year (% have been rounded)