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: 17th March 2017

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 2016, 137 grants were awarded, totaling £192,552. 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

17th March 2017.

Contact details

07444 737518
mail@gact.org.uk
 
GACT,
PO Box 783,
CHICHESTER
PO19 9TY
 
www.gact.org.uk

Date & initials

24/1/2017 RR