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Heathrow Community Fund – Communities for Youth

The Heathrow Community Fund is a grant making charity trust, with the money being raised through the activities of Heathrow Airport. They support community improvements in areas near to, and affected by, the operations of Heathrow airport. Five grants exist, with the two most relevant included within this document.

The grant is aimed at improving the lives of young people aged 13 to 24 years old, through delivering better skill and development activities.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

The following organisations may apply:

  • Charities and not-for-profit groups
  • Voluntary groups
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Local authorities
  • Community interest companies.

The organisation must be delivering the project in Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Slough or Spelthorne.

Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

The following broad project types are examples of what may be applicable for funding:

  • Creating learning opportunities, aimed at young people to improve their potential
  • Benefit youth employment potential through better skills development

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Application Process

Application Process

Funding is awarded twice a year and there is a two stage process; the expression of interest application form and submitting the main application form. All details, including the downloadable application form, are available on the website.

Important Dates

Important Dates

There are two published first stage (expression of interest) deadlines for the year of 2017:

  • 31st January 2017
  • 26th May 2017
Funding Range

Funding Range

The grant funds projects of between £2,500 and £25,000.

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Guidance for Applying for Grants

Check the latest grant information on the relevant website

Check for full eligibility (for your organisation and for your proposed project / activity)

Read all guidance and supplementary documentation

Contact the grant directly to clarify any questions or issues

Apply for the grant, ensuring that all required steps are followed

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