We asked our network of charity contacts what the biggest issues are for Oxfordshire communities in the cost-of-living crisis, and what type of activities need funding support. We have used the responses to design a round of funding opening next week.
OCF’s trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Zoe Sprigings, who will be taking up post in late October. Until then, longstanding senior staff member Annette Ahern will be taking up the post of Interim CEO.
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.
Join us on Wednesday 21st September from 2 to 3pm to hear how the public and charitable sectors are improving mental and physical health in Oxfordshire.
We will launch a grants round in the autumn/winter to alleviate the cost of living crisis across the county. We are working with local charities and community organisations to help us direct funding where it is most needed.
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.
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.