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.
After over five years at OCF, Katy Smith is stepping down as Finance Manager. We welcome Helen Saunders, who recently joined the team.
Oxford City Farm has a vision of empowered communities learning and working together to live healthy, enriched, and sustainable lives.
We are delighted to welcome Sara Fernandez and Estella Wild to our Board of Trustees, who both bring their knowledge and experience in the voluntary sector, across mental health and social action. Their enthusiasm and ability will enable OCF to succeed in reaching the next stage of its development.
Made By Sport officially launches its ‘Clubs In Crisis’ fund to coincide with the date that sports clubs can begin to meet outdoors again. UK Community Foundations have teamed up with Made By Sport to offer local sports clubs and organisations the opportunity to apply for a grant which can help support young people as they start to recover from the effects of the latest lockdown.
Help shape a new leadership development programme for the Oxfordshire voluntary and community sector
Your valuable input is needed to help shape a new leadership development programme for the Oxfordshire voluntary and community sector. The Oxfordshire voluntary and community sector has responded brilliantly to the challenges faced over the past year. Yet this has also placed significant pressure on those stepping forward who themselves need and deserve support.