Community & leisure grants

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 scheme has closed for this year. At this stage funding for next year is not confirmed. 

Community facilities grant: max £50,000

For community led capital projects for the improvement/enhancement of existing community facilities and the procurement of new facilities/equipment for example for village halls, play areas, sports club equipment.

Application deadlines: Applications are now closed for 2019. New dates for 2020/2021 applications will be be released in March 2020.  

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.

Application deadline: The deadline for the annual round of applications is Friday 1 February 2019 (for 2019/20 financial year). Where funding remains after the annual application 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.

Application deadline: Applications are considered on an on-going basis.

GLL Sport Foundation: £50-£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). For more information about the Sports awards please see the Sport and fitness page

Application deadline: Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Grants given in 2018/19

Please see below for a list of grants we made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in 2018/19:  

West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
OX28 1PB