Gatwick Airport Community Trust
Grants available for: to support community projects that protect and enhance the social and environmental well-being of the community, particularly those affected by operations at Gatwick Airport.
Size of grants given: £250-£5000. Most grants are £1,000-£2,000
Next deadline: tba, likely to be early 2020
Aims of Fund
To support community projects that protect and enhance the social and environmental well-being of the community. Priority categories are:
- Development of young people
- Art projects including amateur drama, music, art
- Sporting facilities
- Environmental improvement and conservation
- Improvements to community facilities such as village halls
- Support for the disabled
- Support for the elderly
- Encouragement of additional volunteering or giving in the area
Who can apply
Groups based in their set area of benefit – these areas are listed on their website.
How much and what can you apply for
£250-£5,000. Most grants are for £1,000-£2,000.
In 2017, 107 grants were awarded, totaling £195,428. Almost all grants were for under £3,000, and most were for £1,000-£2,000.
How to apply
An application form can be downloaded from their website. You must print this out and post it. They don’t accept applications by email.
Deadlines for application
tba, expected early 2020
Contact details07444 737518 firstname.lastname@example.org GACT, PO Box 783, CHICHESTER PO19 9TY www.gact.org.uk
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