Councillor community grants 2021/2022
The Councillor Community Grant scheme is now open to help local charities and organisations. Every ward in South Oxfordshire has funding to support local projects that directly benefit local residents. Organisations can now apply for grants from £250 up to a maximum of £5,000 from each ward councillor where the project is located. Closing date for round one is noon 1 October 2021.
Other council grants available to voluntary and non-profit organisations
Exciting news! We will be launching a new round of Capital and Revenue grant funding this Autumn. Further information will be available shortly, however if you have any specific questions or would like to talk to one of the team in the meantime, please contact email@example.com
Here’s a list of the grants that are available:
You can find out more about the (non-Covid related) grants awarded up to April 2021 in the download below
Funding for organisations involved with Covid-19 response
South and Vale Covid-19 response councillor grants
Every Councillor has up to £2,000 to make discretionary grant payments to community groups and other appropriate organisations that are directly responding to the Coronavirus pandemic in their ward. Please contact your district councillor directly or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other grants for organisations
For specific guidance for organisations on issues of governance, finance and supporting your volunteers, staff and communities, please visit https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/information/coronavirus.
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 email@example.com.
If you’d like further information about the grants awarded or completed, please contact the Grants team on 01235 422405 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 on email@example.com 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