As OCF welcomes the official launch of Oxford Homeless Movement this week on World Homeless Day, we highlight the difference personal experience can make.
OCF are delighted to be announced as the back of shirt sponsors for the 2019/20 season for Oxford United Women.
We have set up a Knowledge Hub on our website to allow easy access to our Insights and other research reports we think will be of interest for you to read.
For the second time, UK Community Foundations has been selected to distribute the largest share of Tampon Tax funding by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Oxford Homeless Movement is a partnership of public, private and charitable organisations with the vision that nobody should have to sleep rough on our streets. By working together, the partnership aims to help people off the streets and keep them off the streets. A brand new website is now live!
Dr Jerome Booth the new Chair of UK Community Foundations visited OCF this afternoon with Chief Executive Fabian French. On his sixth day in the job, Jerome said he planned to visit all 46 Community Foundations across the UK.
OCF is working with experts in the Early Years Sector (as well as other areas), to build our understanding of what works to reduce disadvantage. The evidence indicates that prevention is more cost effective than later intervention, and we know that many of life’s challenges can be rooted in early childhood.
OCF recently commissioned a survey by YouGov on behalf of Oxford Homeless Movement to dig a little deeper and benchmark national and local attitudes to homelessness and rough sleeping.
Age Friendly Banbury has appointed a dedicated co-ordinator, Bee Myson, who will work with the local community to drive forward local priorities across a network of businesses, charities and volunteers.
The Eden Project Communities Big Lunch came to Banbury on a very sunny Saturday in late May. Lots of smaller community and street based lunches had already been held and by joining the Big Lunch they were able to scale up, create a bigger event and bring the whole town together.