London Gatwick encourages London Gatwick to apply for funding from the Gatwick Foundation.

The Gatwick Foundation Fund distributes £ 100,000 to Sussex groups in three rounds of funding each year, and an additional £ 100,000 to groups in Sussex and Kent.

Monthly mix

Monthly mix

20 community projects have benefited from the last round of funding and candidates are being sought for the next cycle.

Alison Addy, Head of Community Engagement at Gatwick Airport, said: "We are delighted to grant a new round of grants from our founding fund to charities and to charities. projects in the region.

"The Gatwick Foundation Fund is designed to share the benefits generated by the airport among local people and the poorest communities. It complements the many other economic contributions made by Gatwick to the region. "

Up to now, just under 200 organizations and 90,000 people have benefited from the fund since its inception in 2016.

New Harmony, based in Horsham, offers entertainment for the elderly, sick or disabled, such as music workshops.

The funding will support three music workshops in five different nursing homes for people with dementia.

The tree cancer support center, also based in Horsham, aims to relieve the physical and mental distress of people with cancer and can therefore develop.

The Gatwick Foundation website has supported 55 projects in Sussex, helping up to 27,271 people, according to their website.

Age UK, in East Grinstead, is helping 600 seniors to make their lives more fulfilling and to fund activities to reduce the isolation some older people experience. All Saints Church in Laughton will now be able to install a kitchenette and toilet for the purpose. to serve the whole community when religious ceremonies do not occur.

Lady Vera Lynn Trust in Cuckfield, which provides support to children with cerebral palsy and their families and who can now help more distant people, Gravity HQ at Crawley, which organizes activities for youth with mental disorders. Learning and can Gurjar Hindu Union in Crawley, which meets the needs of the Indian community and will now employ someone to help fundraise.

To learn more about funding applications, click here.