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 2020.

Community

Gateshead Carers
Maintenance costs at Caldew House
£36,000.00
Church Action on Poverty
More than Just a Full Tummy  – Your local Pantry
£21,100.00
IPSEA
Helpline and tribunal support service
£30,000.00
Fareshare
Develop new partnership – food distribution
£100,000.00
Down’s Syndrome Association
WorkFit London
£20,000.00
Royal Horticultural Society
Community Growing Spaces RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford
£75,000.00
ReadEasy
Helping adults to read
£25,000.00
The Silver Line
Support for the helpline
£50,000.00

Education

National Literacy Trust
Young Readers’ Programme
£25,000.00
Envision
Help students’ skills and efficacy
£30,000.00
Groundwork East
Extending learning to school grounds
£42,500.00
Business in the Community
Students and schools skills training
£18,000.00
Place2Be
Improving mental health with parents
£25,000.00
UWC Atlantic College
Access to education through bursary
£32,000.00
Right to Success
Closing literacy gap for 11-14-year-olds
£25,000.00
Teach First
Transforming Through Leadership
£40,000.00
The PTI 
The Primary Programme
£15,000.00

Homelessness

Preston Road Women’s Centre
Women In Safe Homes (WISH) Catalytic Grant Fund
£70,000.00

Disadvantaged Youth

Andrew Simpson Foundation
Aim high Community Sailing Programme
£10,000.00
Leap Confronting Conflict
To support the development of Improving Prospect
£50,000.00
Peace4kids
Programmes for Teens and young adults in Foster Care
£47,805.00
PACE
Safeguarding of children by helping families
£25,000.00
PACE
Evaluation of impact of working with families
£7,500.00
National Working Group
Tackling Child Exploitation in a global Pandemic
£29,000.00

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