Florida Lottery Generates Record $2.45 Billion for Education

Florida Lottery Contributes $2.45 Billion to Education Funding

Imagine a state where the lottery isn’t just about winning big—it’s about giving back to the community. In Florida, the lottery plays a crucial role in funding education, with the Florida Lottery contributing a staggering $2.45 billion to education funding in the state last Fiscal Year, as reported by the Florida Auditor General.

Here are three key points to understand the impact of the Florida Lottery:

  • The Florida Lottery has been a consistent source of revenue for education, with ticket sales exceeding $2 billion for 34 consecutive fiscal years.
  • In Fiscal Year 2023, the Florida Lottery transferred $2.45 billion to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, reflecting a 5.12% increase in ticket sales compared to the previous year.
  • Since its inception, the Florida Lottery has transferred over $44 billion to the EETF, supporting educational initiatives across the state.

As the Florida Lottery continues to grow and make a difference in education funding, it’s clear that every ticket sold contributes to the future of Florida’s students.

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