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Community grants and funding

Community activities grant: max £500

For community groups wishing to develop arts, heritage or community-based projects in West Oxfordshire which contribute to the health and wellbeing of residents and quality of community life. 

This grant is available to apply for. The closing date is 23 March.

Community facilities grant: max £50,000

For community led capital projects which improve and enhance existing community facilities, and for buying new facilities or equipment such as village halls, play areas and sports club equipment.

Applications for 2020 to 2021 are now open. The deadlines are 14 April 2020 and 14 September 2020 at 5pm.  

Community revenue grant: max £5,000

Community revenue grant: £1,000 (minimum) to £5,000 (higher awards possible in limited cases). For relevant voluntary and community organisations that support the achievement of the council’s priority aims.

The deadline for the annual round of applications was Friday 7 February 2020 (for the financial year 2020 to 2021). Where funding remains after the annual round, applications will be considered on an ongoing basis. 

Individual development in sport, active recreation and play grant: max £200

For organisations to develop their workforce capacity through coaching, officiating and playwork.

Applications are considered on an on-going basis.

GLL Sport Foundation: £50 to £1,250

For athletes participating at county level and above. Award winners also gain free access to our leisure facilities. Run in partnership with the Sports Awards (Coach of the Year, Sports Club of the Year and Unsung Hero). Read more about the Sports Awards on our Sport and fitness page.

Applications are now closed.

Grants given in 2018 to 2019

Here is a list of the grants we made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in 2018 to 2019: