Recent Grant Awards

Our mission is to care for the welfare of existing and former employees of John Laing, and to work with others in the community to improve the lives of those in need.

We aim to be transparent about our grant-making and are delighted to share a list of our major grants the Trust made in the financial year ending 31st December 2022.


Independent Age
Reconnections project pilots
Greater access to financial help
Down’s Syndrome Association
WorkFit London
Develop new partnership – food distribution

Skills and Education

Teach First
Leading together
Community Apprentice
A place for parents in Lancashire
Right to Succeed
Closing literacy gap for 11-14-year-olds


Preston Road Women’s Centre
Women in Safe Homes (WISH)
Catalytic Grant Fund
Coram Voice
Outreach service which helps young people aged 25 or under who are in or on the edge of care and at risk of homelessness
St Francis House
Refuge Services
Habitat 4 Humanity
Empty Spaces for Homes
The Crew
Community support

Young People

Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation
Aim high Programme
Alder Hey Children’s Charity
Youth Voice

The John Laing Legacy Archive

We are custodian of a large and historically significant film, photographic and document collection.


Our Strategic Priorities