The fifth round of Quality Accreditation, launched in October 2020, is now complete. We are delighted to have again achieved quality accreditation.
Changes in the Oxfordshire Community Foundation team, as we say goodbye to Olwen Lintern-Smyth and welcome Sarah Giles and Claire Kendall.
Age Friendly Banbury celebrated the UN International Day of Older Persons in Banbury Market and a partners meeting in Banbury Town Hall.
Oxford Gives is back online on Wednesday, 20th October 2021 from 6pm to 7.30pm. Reserve your place now to join in this live crowdfunding event to hear inspiring pitches from three fantastic Oxfordshire charities and be part of an exciting evening of positive change.
OCF continues to support the local community into 2021 with COVID-19 grants for tackling the causes of homelessness and supporting the recovery of young families. Grants, totalling over £268,000, were made from our Community Resilience Fund, set up in April 2020.
Nick Case formally took the Chair in March 2020, in an interim capacity, just days after COVID-19 was identified as a global pandemic and shortly before OCF was set to launch a range of events to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Here he reflects on his time in the role.
Glyn Benson has stepped down from the OCF Trustee Board after 17 years. All of the team and Board wish to thank Glyn for her huge contribution to OCF and for continuing in her voluntary role on our Grants Panel.
UK Community Foundations launches report on the impact of the pandemic on local Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations and their communities.
We are encouraging Banbury businesses, groups and organisations to become age friendly and adopt the Age Friendly Banbury Pledge to unite the town in being mindful of its older residents and how they access services local to them.
Kate Fyson has stepped down from the OCF trustee board, as she reached the end of her three year term of office. We wish to thank her for all her support.