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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

Need volunteers?

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 Youth funding round include:

  • Open Ealing's graphic design courses for 15-19 year olds leading work experience and apprenticeships
  • Chocolate Films Documentary Film making programme for young people
  • Spark! Mentoring programme for young women to raise their leadership aspirations
  • Learning to Work Start Employability Now (SEN) programme of employability workshops, placements and workplace visits for SEN students to prepare them for the world of work


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