Montage of photos of Maggie Evans Day 2022

Maggie’s Day 2022 celebrates over ten years at The Story Museum

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. 

OCF office frontage

OCF is recruiting for a Grants Officer

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.

A montage of local organisations that were awarded grants

Grants awarded totalling £300,000 to continue delivery of vital services to the community

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. 

Girl in school uniform reading a picture book

Step Change marks another year building core capacity in voluntary sector

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.

Oxfordshire sign showing Banbury, Great Tew, Hook Norton and Swerford Church

OCF opens recruitment for new Chief Executive

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.

Jubilee Weekend and Let's Create projects

Oxfordshire Community groups get ready to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee!

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.