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The Laing Family Trusts

A group of 4 grant-making Trusts providing capital and some revenue grants up to £25,000 to UK registered charities and churches with exempt status for the promotion of the Christian faith and its values, caring for those in need, and enabling young people to realise their potential. The Trusts will fund overseas projects, but only if the applying organisation has a base in the UK.

Who can apply: UK registered charities and churches with exempt status.

Key words: Christian Faith, General charitable purposes (each of the Laing Trusts has its own priority funding areas – see detailed information below), Overseas, United Kingdom.

The Laing Family Trusts are a group of 4 established grant-making charities, each with their own funding priorities and criteria.

  1. The Beatrice Laing Trust (grants generally of between £2,000 and £10,000) – the Trust’s focus is on the relief of poverty and the advancement of the evangelical Christian faith, both at home and abroad.
  2. The Kirby Laing Foundation (grants generally of between £2,000 and £20,000)
  3. The Martin Laing Foundation (grants generally between £500 and £10,000) – please note that very few unsolicited applications to the Foundation are successful.
  4. The Maurice & Hilda Laing Trust (grants generally between £5,000 and £25,000)