We will launch a grants round in the autumn/winter to alleviate the cost of living crisis across the county. We would really appreciate the input of local charities and community organisations to help us design the grants.
OCF is seeking a Grants Officer for the effective delivery of grants to charities and community organisations in Oxfordshire. Through the distribution of grants and donations, we support groups working tirelessly alongside communities experiencing disadvantage and hardship to build resilience and create opportunities for growth.
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.
The Step Change annual review celebrates the 12 months to April 2022, when four new infrastructure grants were made to the tune of over £208k, and project managers supported the ongoing implementation of 12 active projects.
OCF has recently awarded Community Integration grants, worth more than £58,000, to bring people from different backgrounds together around the place where they live.
A new grants round from The Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund has opened. Grants between £500 and £3,000 are available.
During COVID-19, OCF was able to deliver huge impact to our community. Following this success, OCF is now looking to harness this impact, building a fundraising approach that ensures we can support as many charities and community groups as possible, as the county faces worsening economic and social challenges.
With just one week to go before the UK and Commonwealth countries celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th anniversary of ascending to the throne, community groups across Oxfordshire have been busy preparing creative and cultural activities.
The new Oxfordshire Collective Business Fund is a way for local businesses to make a genuine difference to the communities in which they operate, by combining contributions in one fund from which grants are made annually to Oxfordshire charitable organisations.
Today OCF is opening two new grant funding opportunities: the COMF (Contain Outbreak Management Fund) grants from the county council; and Community Integration. Grants from £500 to £10,000 are available for running costs, project or capital expenses, or events.