The key partners, that have been part of the leadership group for Age Friendly Banbury since it formed in 2018, are still actively involved and committed to its success. Age Friendly Banbury now moves closer to these frontline partners, as Age UK Oxfordshire takes on the hosting of the project and co-ordinator Bee Myson.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation is delighted to have awarded grants worth more than £135,000 to 9 local organisation to support healthy hearts.
OCF awards over £47,000 to local community and voluntary organisations from the Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund
OCF is delighted to have awarded eight grants totalling £47,977 to local voluntary and community organisations from Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund.
Rose Hill Junior Youth Club has been part of their local community for 10 years and has strong and trusted relationships with children and young people, their families and local organisations.
We are encouraging support for the local community foundations who are supporting those affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
Age Friendly Banbury and partners promoted a healthy start to 2022 with a pop-up stall in the market on Thursday January 20th. They encouraged older residents to start the year with new resolutions by sharing partner information on keeping well, active and engaged.
We wish to thank David Rossington, who has stepped down from the OCF Board of Trustees after nearly four years, for all his time, support and generosity.
New annual grants round from The Didcot Powerhouse Fund opens with 2022 theme of Supporting Children, Young People and Families
OCF is delighted to announce a brand new annual grants round from The Didcot Powerhouse Fund. Grants between £1,000 and £25,000 are available. Applications are open for initial Expression of Interest until Thursday 17 February.
OCF is very pleased to be running a healthy hearts grants round. This funding, made available from Oxfordshire County Council, Public Health, aims to improve or maintain cardiovascular health, including raising awareness, increasing knowledge of the issues, and promoting positive behaviour, such as increased physical activity and reduced smoking. Grants between £2,000 and £25,000 are available.
OCF wishes to thank Nick Case, Laura Chapman and Paul Donovan, three outstanding volunteers who have given their time and support so generously to us.