Template Press Release


The main body of the press release should be kept to facts but you can use the quote to add opinion - use it to say what you want to achieve and how you feel about being awarded funding.


Organisation/project wins National Lottery funding.

Organisation/project is celebrating after being awarded amount of National Lottery funding to insert one line summary of what your grant is for.

The grant, awarded through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, will allow organisation/project to insert details of what the grant will enable you to do.

Insert an overview of what your organisation does.

Name, job title at organisation, is thrilled to have been awarded the funding:
Insert quote (Please include a thank you to National Lottery players, such as: "Thank you to everyone who plays the National Lottery, we wouldn’t be able to do this without you.")

Include a quote from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland:
"Name", the Arts Council of Northern Ireland said, "Insert ACNI quote".

National Lottery players raise £30m every week for good causes, funding arts, heritage, sports, voluntary and charity projects around the UK. For more information on good causes in your area go to

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