We focus on making a positive, lasting investment in our local area and across the region – that's West and East Sussex, Surrey and Kent.
Our aim is to share the benefits of Gatwick to the communities affected by our operations.
We provide grants and funding through the Gatwick Foundation Fund and the Gatwick Airport Community Trust.
Funding local projects forms part of our sustainability policy - our Decade of Change.
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Our Foundation Fund
Since 2016, we've awarded grants to local projects and community groups. We support causes that benefit the young, the old and the disadvantaged.
Our Community Trust
Since 2002, this independent charity has awarded grants to projects within the area of benefit in Sussex, Surrey and Kent. We support a range of projects through our work with the trust.
Our funding supports projects like
Merstham Community Café
We have supported over 200 projects through our Foundation Fund, including the Merstham Community Café.
CHARLWOOD SPORTS & COMMUNITY CENTRE
A grant of £30,000 spread over three years was awarded through our Community Trust towards the cost of building the new Charlwood Sports and Community Centre.
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Our Charity Partners
Our charity partnerships support passengers and local communities. We've raised over £1 million for charity since 2015.
Our work with local schools
In 2019, we hosted 24 school groups at the airport. We support initiatives that promote careers in STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths.
Our support for local business
Our Economic Value report says a strong Gatwick could generate £8.4bn for the South East by 2028. That's the same as 50,000 jobs or 70,000 nurses.