About the Fund

About the Trust

Heathrow Community Trust is pleased to be able to be open to applications – please click on ‘Apply for a grant’ below for more information.


Funding for communities near Heathrow

Trustees and Grant Review Panel members live and work locally and are supported by the CEO and a team at Groundwork South, who draw on their local knowledge and experience to help you submit a strong bid showing the full value of your work. To inform our funding priorities we carry out an annual survey of community groups in the region.  


Dr Prabhjot Kaur Basra - Chair, Independent
Alison Keeley - CEO LinkAble
Aled Patchett - Lloyds Banking Group
David Coen - Runnymede Borough Councillor
David Cottrell - formerly Terminal 5 Security, Heathrow
Gennie Dearman - CEO, Challengers
Jason Knight - Learning and Inclusion Director, Heathrow
Lisa Kelly - Head of Talent and Performance, Heathrow
Nicola Zoumidou - Lawyer in local government 
Nigel Milton - Chief of Staff and Carbon, Heathrow


Claire Knight, CEO
Grant Admin Support - Maria Hernandez-Humm, Project Officer, Groundwork South
Lisa Nichols, Project Administrator, Groundwork South

Grant Review Panels

Each Grant Programme has a Grant Review Panel who carry out the review of applications and advise the Board of Trustees on whether or not to award a grant. Grant Review Panels consist of trustees, volunteers from Heathrow Airport Ltd and independent members of the local community.