The OCF Funders’ Forum 2020 provides the opportunity for charitable trusts and foundations to meet other local funding organisations and identify opportunities for future collaboration. At this forum we will build on the discussions held at previous events and update you on OCF’s plans and progress in adopting a more strategic approach to the prevention of…Details
On Thursday 21st June, over 30 people from Oxfordshire’s charitable funding organisations got together to discuss priority areas for funding, and find out how new technological advances could help make the funding process more efficient.
The OCF Funders’ Forum is the fourth in a series of events that provide the opportunity for charitable trusts and foundations to meet other local funding organisations, share common challenges and contribute towards best practice. At this forum we will build on the discussions held at previous events around increasing collaboration and adopting a more…Details
At OCF’s latest Funders’ Forum on 31st October 2017, local trusts and foundations heard from a leading Oxford homeless charity, and found out more about how they could fund projects collaboratively on The Good Exchange.
Trusts and foundations with an interest in Oxfordshire are invited to OCF’s third Funders’ Forum. At our event in June, funders heard from 360Giving and The Good Exchange (TGE) about some digital innovations around grant-making and fundraising. Delegates were keen to learn more about these and expressed an interest in gaining a better understanding…Details
Representatives from 17 charitable funding and support organisations in Oxfordshire came together on 13th June at Freeths to discuss how best to support the voluntary sector locally. The forum included presentations by 360 Giving and The Good Exchange.
OCF held its first Funders’ Forum in October last year, when trustees and representatives from a number of local and national trusts came together to share experiences about how best to support the voluntary sector. From our discussions, a number of themes emerged, one of which was the value of sharing knowledge about the funding…Details
Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) will bring together decision-makers and trustees from local funding organisations on 13th October 2016. Hosted by Lord Lieutenant Tim Stevenson, the event will be the chance for charity funders to explore issues in common.
SOFEA, a social enterprise that employs disadvantaged young people in its food redistribution centre, benefited from collaborative funding coordinated by OCF. The equipment purchased has enabled them to triple the amount of food they can pass on to local charities.
OCF has lost one of its most influential and important supporters in Jane Wates OBE, who passed away last week. Jane dedicated her life to philanthropy, showing lifelong compassion for others and a dedication to sharing her time to make the world a better place.