CASE STUDIES
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Charity Mentors

Charity Mentors is a service that helps charity leaders analyse strategic challenges and find the best way forward, coached by an expert in the field.

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Future-Building Fund

The Future-Building Fund is a project focused on capacity building within the local charitable sector, helping charities become stronger and more impactful.

Jane Mactaggart, one of our generous donors and philanthropy fellows

Jane Mactaggart

Jane holds her own named fund, to which she makes an annual donation. She works with us to develop a rolling portfolio of charitable giving.

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Legacy for a Legend

When Paul Thompson died of a sudden cardiac event, his wife and friend created a named fund in his memory that is used to fund life-saving defibrillators.

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Leys Youth Programme

A grant from OCF has helped Leys Youth provide clubs and vital mentoring for young people in areas of educational under-achievement and social exclusion.

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Nomad Youth and Community Project

A series of OCF grants has helped Nomad provide life skills and literacy classes for socially excluded young people, breaking the cycle of deprivation.

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Royds Withy King

Royds Withy King’s patron fund with OCF helps us deliver a professional, efficient service to our donors and grant recipients, and helps them become more strategic with their charitable giving.

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The Maggie Evans Fund

This named fund, which helps children discover a love of books, was created in memory of Maggie Evans, who took her own life aged just 29, after a short but intense illness with depression.

Anne-Marie Cockburn and her daughter Martha, before she died

What Martha did next

What Martha Did Next is a named fund created in memory of Martha Fernback, who died after swallowing half a gram of MDMA, also known as ecstasy.

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Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine runs projects across Oxfordshire for young people with learning disabilities and autism. In 2014 they received a grant from OCF.