The Maurice & Hilda Laing Charitable Trust was established in 1996. Its objectives are:
- the advancement of the Christian faith in any part of the world
- the advancement of religious education in accordance with the principles and doctrines of the Christian faith
- the relief of poverty throughout the world
- protection and preservation of health and relief of sickness and mental and physical disabilities
One of the Trust’s priorities is to support organisations offering practical support to those in the U.K. who are disadvantaged, vulnerable and / or socially isolated with a particular emphasis on Christian organisations seeking to express their faith through practical action to help, including prisoners and ex-offenders.
The Trust have supported Nehemiah since 1998 and most recently with a grant of £25,000 in 2017 spread over two years towards or Supported Housing Programme.