The association is an alliance between the charity lotteries in Europe, whose main objective is to raise money for charity.

The association's objective is to represent and promote the interests of its members with respect to all subject matters relating to games of chance in general, and the raising of money for charity in particular.

The association intends to achieve its objective by:

  • Promoting the interests of its members by defending common positions;

  • Promoting the interests of its members with the European Union institutions and with all government and inter-government institutions established in the European Union;

  • Providing a forum for the exchange of experiences, good practices and information.

The Association has 1 category of Members:

  • Effective Members: category accessible to all legal persons, private organizations, established within the European Union, provided that:
    • Their main objective is to raise money for private organizations, by means of lotteries, regardless of the technical or commercial way in which they are organized.
    • A substantial part of the receipts is allocated to charity
    • They act as a reliable partner for their beneficiaries; that they therefore provide long- term financial support.
    • They provide non-allocated contributions (institutional support)
    • They have obtained a license or authorization from a jurisdiction located in a member state of the European Union, in accordance with the valid laws, licenses or authorizations for organizing lotteries and games of chance, as determined hereinabove.

Any requests for being admitted to the association imply acceptance of the articles of association, procedures and decisions made by the administration bodies, that is the General Assembly and the Board of Directors. The Applicant will send the request in writing to the Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is free to decide whether or not to submit the application to the Executive Body. The Executive Body decides on the admission of an Applicant, who has presented itself as such. Such a decision is final; it cannot be appealed and does not require any justification from the Executive Body. Each Member is obliged to pay to the Association the membership contribution.

Request for membership can be send to:

Jonne Arnoldussen
Executive Director 
p/a Nationale Postcode Loterij
Postbus 75025
1070 AA Amsterdam
The Netherlands