Published: February 13, 2022

The Florida Lottery reaches $41 billion in contributions to education


The Florida Lottery announced its latest transfer of money has brought its overall contributions to education to more than $41 billion.

The lottery pays the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.

The amount of $41 billion is over the past 34 years since the state lottery began in 1998.

“Our latest milestone of $41 billion in contributions to education comes just five months after the Lottery reached its $40 billion milestone, which is truly incredible,” Florida Lottery Secretary John F. Davis said.

The lottery reports that so far in fiscal year 2021-22, it has averaged more than $5.9 million a day in contributions to education.

The money goes to Florida’s public schools, as well as colleges and universities, and the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.


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