(STL.News) More than $25.8 million in profits from the sale of Missouri Lottery tickets in November have been sent to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education. The transfer of $25,805,812 brings the total for FY21, which began July 1, to more than $181.5 million.
Lottery proceeds make up approximately 4% of the state’s funding for public education – an effort shared by local, state and federal governments.
In FY20, the Lottery generated $333 million for vital education programs, including A+ scholarships. Complete information about Missouri Lottery proceeds, including the specific programs benefited in each county, can be found in the “Where the Money Goes” section at MOLottery.com.