Tickets go on sale this Friday (November 15) for the first Lewes District Local Lottery.
The new online lottery has a weekly jackpot of £25,000 and tickets cost just £1 with 60p going towards local good causes, compared to just 28p in the pound for the National Lottery. There are also prizes of £2,000, £250, £25 or three free tickets.
The first draw will be made on Saturday, December 14.
To buy tickets visit leweslocallottery.co.uk
Any groups in the district that want to take advantage of the new lottery funding should also visit www.leweslocallottery.co.uk and complete an application.
All approved groups will have their own page on the website and can encourage their supporters to support them when they take part in the lottery.