Wigan Athletic Community Trust is a registered charity that employs over 50 members of staff who work with over 14,000 people each year working across three areas: Community Development, Schools and Training and Skills. The Community Trust team is based at the Montrose Skills Hub on Montrose Avenue, opposite the DW Stadium.

In organising its community projects the Community Trust works with Wigan Athletic to improve health, enhance life chances and create stronger, safer communities and aims to:

- Increase participation in sport across all levels of society – particularly those from under-represented groups.
- Encourage young people and families to lead healthier and more active lifestyles
- Improve the skills, aspirations and achievements of young people
- Contribute towards increased community cohesion by improving the quality of life for young people and families.