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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.

The Grants Officer is a key role supporting our grant-making systems, grants strategy and growth plans. We run grants rounds throughout the year to channel funds to the voluntary sector in Oxfordshire. In addition, we support OCF fundholders to disburse donations effectively and reliably to local organisations.

You will be helping with the promotion of our grants rounds, processing grant applications received from charitable organisations, responding to enquiries from applicant organisations, completing grants assessments, tracking and reviewing monitoring and creating reports. Training will be provided.

Accountable to: Grants Manager

Key relationships: Staff team, trustees, fundholders and other supporters and partners of OCF

Hours: 35 per week (part time will be considered but with a preference for the hours to be spread over five days a week)

Salary and other benefits: Starting salary £24–28,000 depending on experience. 3% pension (increasing to 5% after five years). 25 days holiday, which includes time off between Christmas and New Year.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 16th September 2022. Interviews will be held in late September, with a start date as soon as possible.

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