Charitable Giving


Our strategic aim is:

To provide grant funding to organisations that can improve the life chances of disadvantaged young people and support the education and development of essential life skills and employment in areas of deprivation.

We wish to achieve the following long lasting impact

  • Connect businesses, including John Laing Group, with schools
  • Support organisations to inspire, train and retain head teachers and the wider teaching community
  • Focus on future skills – in addition to numeracy and literacy
  • Prioritise resources on under performing primary and secondary schools
  • Support workplace experience and careers advice

We support work that help solve the problems of

  • Inequality of opportunity for children from deprived backgrounds
  • Lack of knowledge amongst parents, teachers and young people  linking curriculum learning to the knowledge and skills required for future work
  • Young people leaving school without the knowledge and skills to meet skills shortages
  • Lack of motivation in students
  • Inconsistent leadership skills of teachers that impact outcomes of students

We will work with

  • Businesses
  • Schools , Students and Teachers
  • Charities and voluntary groups

Find out more about application criteria   Applicant Info

Our Strategic Priorities