Community Grants for 2023/24
Everyone Active grant scheme – now open
Do you have a project that could improve the health and wellbeing of our residents or provide a high-quality active opportunity in one of our communities? We have a budget of £50,000 in 2023/24 to support communities to become more active and sustain activity.
Food Network grant scheme – now open
Are you a food bank, food larder or community fridge based in the district and helping residents in our district with food support ? We have a budget of £2,500 per successful application to support local food network partners to purchase capital expenses from food and essential supplies, additional equipment to store and supply food and also revenue costs such as energy bills at the premises of the food larder/community fridge or food bank.
Councillor community grant
Expected launch date July 2023
Is your organisation looking for funding for a small capital project, or a one-off revenue project? Each South Oxfordshire district councillor has £5,000 to award to projects or services that offer community benefits in their ward area, budget permitting. We are particularly keen to fund projects of greatest impact for residents, such as activities that protect and restore our natural world, promote action on the climate emergency and improve economic and community well-being.
Capital Grant Scheme
Expected launch date September 2023
Are you a voluntary or community organisation looking for funding towards a larger capital projects that help to build thriving communities and improve the quality of life for the residents in the district?
If so, we are keen to fund projects that; improve economic and community well-being, provides infrastructure that meets local need, that protect and restore our natural world; and take action on the climate emergency.
If you are a business that has applied for a government business grant or want information about the schemes available then please contact the South and Vale Business Support team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’d like further information about the grants awarded or completed, please contact the Grants team on 01235 422405 or email email@example.com
Please contact the grants team if you need any help with one of the schemes or your application.
Other types of council and partnership funding
- Disabled Facilities Grants – funding for home adaptations (please contact the Disabled Facilities Grant team on 01235 422436 for more information)
- Business rates relief – how to apply for a reduction in your business rates
- Energy saving grants – helping you make your home more energy-efficient
- Home improvement loans – support for changes to your home
- We work with Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA), who support voluntary and community organisations in throughout the county. They offer all kinds of advice, including sources of funding and getting fit to fund.
You can find out more about the grants awarded up to March 2023 in the download below
Current grant recipients
We absolutely recognise that in these current, very challenging circumstances, your organisation may well be reviewing the services and support you currently offer to residents to provide the advice, help and support they will need over the coming months.
For current grant recipients, we understand that Covid-19 has very likely had an impact on your council supported projects and would encourage you to keep in regular contact with the community enablement team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss extending the time in which you have to start/complete your project during this period.
How we use your data and why
Please read more about how we may use your information and your rights, including those about accessing your records, by downloading our Community Enablement team’s Privacy Notice
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