As we come to the end of 2022, OCF reflects on a year of changes, challenges and community. Thank you for all of your support throughout 2022. We are taking a break for Christmas, closing our office (and laptops!) from the end of Thursday 22nd December. We will be back in January 2023 with further details on our plans for the year ahead.
The Didcot Powerhouse Fund – empowering the local community – read inspiring stories on the impact of the grants awarded to local organisations.
Abingdon DAMASCUS Youth Project empowers and gives opportunities to young people to be the drivers behind positive change.
A new Community Building Energy Support Scheme, funded by Oxfordshire County Council is now available through Oxfordshire Community Foundation. Local community groups will be able to access additional support to keep their buildings open this winter.
At our webinar in September, Public Health Oxfordshire explained their approach to tackling health inequalities.
Be Free Young Carers supports the lives and wellbeing of young carers. They are the only specialist charity supporting young carers in Oxfordshire.
OCF is delighted to have awarded grants totalling over £21,000 from the Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund. These grants are enabling local organisations to support older people and reduce loneliness or isolation.
Maggie’s Day 2022 was held on Tuesday 12th July and celebrated over ten years of activities at The Story Museum. Maggie’s Day showcases the collaboration between the Maggie Evans Fund and The Story Museum, to engage school children across Oxfordshire with a love of books and stories and into their Extreme Reading Adventures programme.
Oxford United in the Community uses the power of football to inspire the people and communities of Oxfordshire to have positive aspirations for their futures and the health, wellbeing, self-confidence, opportunities and resources to achieve them.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) is delighted to have awarded grants worth £300,000, from Oxfordshire County Council’s Contain Outbreak Management Fund, to enable local organisations to continue to deliver vital services to our communities and their residents.