National Lottery: £72 million for 'good causes' in Wales in 2012

More than two thousand grants were awarded in 2012. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Good causes in Wales received more than £72 million of National Lottery funding in 2012, according to figures released today.

2,717 grants were awarded across Wales, providing a cash boost to local arts, sport and heritage projects and community groups.