Visualising how the Big Lottery is helping deprived areas

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The Big Lottery Fund commissioned OCSI to visualise the relationship between Big Lottery Fund spending and levels of deprivation in local areas for Big Lottery senior managers and board members. We used a range of visual techniques to identify how areas of high need have received increased levels of funding, and those areas where additional funding could be targeted.

Although the lottery maps are for internal use and have not been published, many of the techniques we used are showcased on the DataViz website run by OCSI at

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