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BIG announce Millenium Now funding programme - 10 May 2011

The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has announced an £11 million funding programme to invest in five UK projects that the public will help to choose.

A spokeswoman for BIG said no further details about how the fund would be distributed were yet available. She said 'The Millennium Now programme will allow the public to decide the themes that best represent their priorities for lottery funding in the current climate and will help to find five inspirational projects across the UK, each to receive a multi-million Big Lottery Fund cash injection'.

To join the discussion should visit the project's Millenium Now website.

The new fund was announced as BIG published a report assessing the impact of projects supported by the Millennium Commission, such as the Eden Project and Tate Modern. This is also available at the above website.

Full details of the fund will be listed on the governmentfunding website as soon as this becomes available. For the full article click here.