Gatwick Airport Community Trust Fund


The Trust was set up to ensure that funds generated by the existence of the airport are directed back into the community that is affected by the airport. The normal level of grant is between £1,000 and £5,000 and the minimum grant is £250. Occasional larger grants may be considered if the impact is targeted to benefit a significant number of people and is considered to make a valuable and noticeable difference longer term.


Applications should demonstrate that projects will benefit the wider community. Priority categories for the Trust when assessing a project are as follows: · Development of young people

  • Art projects, including amateur drama, music and 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


Projects must fall within the Trust’s area of benefit which covers parts of Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent.


The deadline for applications is 31st March 2022


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