Play For Purpose is a not-for-profit raffle helping hundreds of great Australian causes supercharge their fundraising. As part of its support of community organisations, The Lott provides resources and financial support to every Play For Purpose raffle.

There’s nothing wrong with a good old fashioned chook raffle. But if you’re looking to give back to your community and have the chance to win some truly exciting prizes, then Play For Purpose could be just the ticket!

It’s the ultimate community raffle changing the fundraising game for over 500 Australian organisations. From rescuing and rehoming animals and providing drought relief for Aussie farmers, through to contributing to vital cancer research — it’s never been easier to support a cause of your choice.

Are you ready to join the feel-good fun? Here’s the top five things you need to know to get involved! 

1. What is Play For Purpose?

Play For Purpose is a community raffle, raising funds for charities and grassroots sporting clubs. Every ticket directly supports your chosen cause while giving you the chance to win a 1st Prize Pack worth $250,000.  

You can enter the latest Play For Purpose raffle at any time by visiting the website at 

2. How does it work? 

There are over 200 registered charities and 300 sporting clubs using Play For Purpose as a fun and easy way to fundraise.

It’s free for clubs and charities to join, and the more tickets sold means more funds raised for good causes across the country. 

Each raffle ticket is just $10, with a guaranteed minimum of $5 directly supporting your chosen sporting club or charity. The rest helps fund prizes and the running of the raffle.

Play For Purpose is 100% not-for-profit.

3. What can I win?

There are heaps of great prizes up for grabs, and just by buying a ticket, you have the chance to win! Each raffle has 395 winners who share in a $300,000 prize pool. This includes five major prize winners and 390 minor prizes. 

The 1st Prize Pack is always valued at $250,000. You can see what prizes are on offer for the upcoming raffle here.


4. How does Play For Purpose help the community? 

Since 2018, Play For Purpose has helped community organisations raise more than $3.6 million, while over 48,000 prize winners have scored a prize while supporting an important cause.

Each charity or sporting club gets its own digital microsite and everything they need to get fundraising for free. This means less administration fees and more money going to their cause.

There are no stubs of paper for tickets or donation tins. Just plenty of exciting prizes and a way to create big impact anytime and anywhere.  

5. How do I play? 

It’s easy to play. Simply: 

  • Head to
  • Choose your cause. You can search by charity type or look for a specific organisation doing great work in your local area.  
  • Get your ticket for the next raffle! Remember a minimum of 50% of your purchase directly supports your cause and you’ll be in the running to win a 1st Prize Pack worth $250,000.

What's better than playing to win? Playing for a purpose! Grab a ticket today. 


Play for Purpose made possible by The Lott

Play for Purpose is the ultimate not-for-profit raffle that gives you the chance to win awesome prizes all while supporting a good cause. With a minimum of $5 from every $10 ticket going to a charity or sporting club of your choice, all you need to decide is who you’re playing for.  As part of its support of community organisations, The Lott provides resources and financial support to every Play For Purpose raffle. This reduces Play For Purpose administration costs and means more money from every raffle ticket goes directly to a good cause. 

Play For Purpose is conducted by the 50-50 Foundation Limited as trusteee for the 50-50 Foundation (ABN 92 944 713 763), a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Non For Profits Commission. The Play For Purpose raffle is conducted in accordance with T&Cs available at