About Bristol Bears Community Foundation

Bristol Bears Community Foundation is an award-winning charity, delivering programmes that are proven to change the lives of the most disadvantaged people across the region.

The registered charity works with over 8,000 people from the local community each year and is regularly recognised for its work on a national scale.

Through the power of sport, the Foundation aims to inspire every young and older person it works with helping them to unlock their potential.

The influence community coaches have on the people they work with is supported further by the fantastic engagement from players and club staff.

Playing Your Lottery With Bears

Every time you play you will be contributing directly to the funding of Bristol Bears Community Foundation, as well as being in with a chance of winning Your Lottery £10,000 jackpot, there are also thirteen monthly prizes from the £1,600 prize pot.

Where your stake goes

  • 50% of your stake goes directly to Bears
  • 20% is payable in winners' prizes
  • 30% used in administration of the lottery

Compared with other lotteries

  • 25.5% Health Lottery goes to good causes
  • 28% National Lottery goes to good causes
  • 32% Postcode Lottery goes to good causes

Examples of what your stake can fund

  • £10 Bristol Bears Ticket & Matchday Experience
  • £35 Older People Group Reminiscence & Physical Activity Session
  • £50 2x Day Bristol Bears Player Development Camp for a Disadvantaged Young Player
  • £100 1x Day of Specialist Special Educational Needs & Disability Provision
  • £2,000 14x Weeks Secondary Education Intervention for up to 16 Young People
  • £5,000 Support of Underfunded Wheelchair Sport programme

Walking Rugby

Christmas Party

Dance Festival

Festival of Sport

Community Foundation Camp

Wheelchair Rugby

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