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Industrial action between 26 April and 15 June 2022 is impacting bin collections, recycling and street cleaning.

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Rugby Lotto

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Eligibility Criteria

We want to enable as many local not-for-profit organisations as possible to join the good causes Rugby Lotto, established by Rugby Borough Council. The good news is that there is no joining fee – but we do need to be satisfied that your organisation meets the following requirements.

Who can apply to be a good cause with Rugby Lotto?

  • Community/voluntary organisations
  • Arts groups who engage communities in creative activities
  • Sports organisations (officially recognised by Sport England or by a national disability sports organisation)
  • Parish councils (within the borough of Rugby)
  • Not-for-profit organisations
  • Charitable organisations
  • Faith organisations
  • Parent / Friend Associations of schools and academies may apply where properly constituted independently from the school.

Who cannot apply to be a good cause with Rugby Lotto?

  • Schools and academies
  • Statutory or profit-making organisations (with the exception of parish councils within the borough of Rugby)
  • Political organisations
  • Individuals

To be eligible to apply to be a good cause you must:

  • Agree to spend proceeds from the Rugby Lotto on activities or services that benefit the residents of Rugby
  • Not use funds raised via the lottery to promote or provide political or religious activities
  • Have established governance arrangements, set out in a formal/signed constitution; or standing orders; or a Memorandum of Association
  • Have a bank account in the organisation’s name
  • Have ongoing adequate insurance cover for the activities of the organisation, including a minimum of £5m of public and products liability insurance
  • Adhere to equalities principles with a policy or statement in place
  • Have a safeguarding policy and procedures for children, young people and/or vulnerable adults
  • Have a Health and Safety Policy
  • Provide proof of data protection registration, where appropriate
  • Comply with the Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018
  • Inform Rugby Borough Council immediately if the organisation/group intends to disband, changes its aims, legal status or any issue(s) that may affect its eligibility for the scheme

The council reserves the right to:

  • Reject any application to apply as a good cause for any reason.
  • Carry out any checks to ensure that the required governance, policies and insurances are in place at application stage and at any time whilst the organisation is registered as a good cause
  • Not accept, or cease to license, any organisation with a minimum of 7 days’ notice for any reason. However, if fraudulent or illegal activity is suspected cessation will be immediate.

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