Maria Caulfield MP welcomes National Lottery funding for projects in Lewes

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed National Lottery funding of almost half a million pounds to 16 projects across her Lewes constituency.

Since 1st January, The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded over £650m raised by players of the National Lottery, supporting over 13,000 projects all over the country including £446,768 of National Lottery funding to 16 community projects in the Lewes constituency.  A further £470,484 has been awarded through the Coronavirus Community Support Fund that the National Lottery distributed on behalf of DCMS.

One such organisation that received funds in the Lewes constituency was Headway, whose Reaching Out Headway project received £283,377 from the National Lottery.

Headway East Sussex offers services to Brain Injury survivors, their families and carers. This funding will be used to implement a new outreach programme throughout East Sussex, which will create partnerships; engage with carers, hospitals, GP’s and district nurses, and with other 3rd sector organisations. This will ensure that ABI sufferers throughout the County have options and choices and can easily access their services and benefit from effective rehab, exercise, information, help and support.

Maria Caulfield MP said “I would like to thank the National Lottery and all of those who play it across the constituency for the nearly half a million pounds that will benefit organisations across the local area. Over half of this funding has gone to Headway who do fantastic work for those who have suffered brain injuries. I am sure that such a large amount will go a long way in supporting the vital work that they do.”