Heathrow Community Fund | Grant-making charity
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Heathrow Community Fund: making a positive difference 

Crowd cheering boys performing acrobatics.

Heathrow Community Fund is part of the independently run grant-making charity LHR Airport Communities Trust, which receives funding from Heathrow Airport Limited, noise fines and other funders. Through our grant programme, we support significant and positive change for communities near the airport. We also support airport staff volunteering and fundraising to improve their community or for a cause they believe in.

Registered charity number 1058617

Community projects

Creating a green corridor

Our Communities Together programme invites grant applications from organisations looking for small amounts of funding to support projects that draw communities closer together - funding can support all sorts of community activities from gardening to sports or the arts

Find out more

Apply for a grant

Inspiring Youth event, November 2014

We have three routes to funding for
projects involving:

  • young people
  • the environment and sustainability
  • bringing communities together

Choose the fund that's the best fit for your project, then download a grant application form.

Read about the funds

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Our latest grant winners

Students at Haybrook College

We have £750,000 available for a range of projects in 2016, some supporting communities in individual boroughs and others benefiting groups across several boroughs.

Example of grants awarded in the recent Communities for Tomorrow funding round include:

  • Richmond's River Thames Boat Project 'Accessing the Thames - Eco Active' project - developing education and learning activities for summer day cruises for people with disabilities, to reach young people, adult learners and volunteers
  • The Conservation Volunteers 'Hounslow Heath - Restoration and Rarities' - A community orientated project to educate local schools and local residents on the rare habitats and creatures that Hounslow Heath holds
  • Colne Valley Park CIC 'Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre refurbishment' - More tham 2 million people visit the Colne Colne Valley Regional Park each year. Funds will support a wide progemme of work to refurbish the visitor centre and improve accessiblity to disabled visitors and those with babies and young children


To find out more about recent grant winners click here for case studies?