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DeadlineDeadline infoFunderOpportunity nameMax. £Min. £Type of fundingCategoryTypes of activityEligibility criteriaApplication processLinkOther information
13/10/2016Check again for future roundsOxfordshire Community FoundationComic Relief Local Communities Programme£5,000£1,000GrantCommunityCommunity activitiesCommunity groupsApplication form,4I70G,NKU2Z7,GNQAL,1
14/10/2016Check again for future roundsGannett FoundationHelping Our Communties£10,000£5,000GrantCommunity, biodiversity, environmentCommunity projects including environmental conservationMust be registered charitiesApplication form
31/10/2016Check again for future roundsPower to ChangeCommunity Business Fund£300,000£50,000GrantCommunity, social enterprisesSocial enterprises & community businessesMust be trading for the benefit of local communityOnline application
01/11/2016Check again for future roundsThe Austin and Hope Pilkington TrustThe Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust£5,000£1,000GrantCommunityChildren & youth, communityOnline application
04/11/2016Check again for future datesVale of White Horse District CouncilNew Homes Bonus Community Grant50% of total cost of project£1,000GrantCommunityCommunity projectsMust be non-profit and spent within 18 monthsApplication form
05/11/2016Check again for future datesVale of White Horse District CouncilCapital Grants Scheme50% of total cost of project£1,000GrantCommunityCommunity buildingsMust be non-profit and spent within 4 years.Application form
11/11/2016Check again for future roundsAvivaCommunity Fund£25,000£0GrantCommunity, environmentProjects that restore, protect, connect communities with and/or encourage the use of green spaces. Or projects that support or enable environmental initiatives.Community groupsOnline application
13/11/2016Other deadlines are Jan and March 2017Skills Funding Agency (SFA) & Oxford City CouncilOxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s (OxLEP) Community Grants Programme£50,000£5,000GrantCommunityActivities to support people facing challenges in getting into work or accessing further learning and trainingLocal organisationsApplication form
30/11/2016Check again for future roundsCentre for Sustainable Energy & Western Power DistributionWPD Community Chest Unspecified£0GrantEnergyEnergy and water saving improvements for community buildingsCommunity groupsApplication form
23/12/2016Check again for future datesSouth Oxford District CouncilCapital Grants Scheme50% of total capital cost£10,000GrantCommunityCommunity buildingsMust be non-profit and spent within 4 years.Application form
31/12/2016Annual scheme with deadline on the 31st of Dec each yearElspeth Thompson BurseryElspeth Thompson Bursery£5,000£1GrantCommunity, food, growingFor growing / gardening projectsApplication form
23/01/2017Check again for future roundsSuez Community TrustLandfill Community Fund£50,000£1GrantCommunity, biodiversityWithin themes of public amenities; historic buildings; structures or sites; and biodiversity.Must be nearby a SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK site.Online application
15/02/2017The Polden-Puckham Charitable FoundationGrant£15,000£5,000GrantEnvironmentProjects addressing policy in area of environmental sustainabilityCommunity or local projects are not funded (except where there is wide spread application)Application form
17/02/2017Further rounds in future. NUS Student EatsStart a Food Enterprise Grant£1,000GrantFoodFor student co-ops involved with food.
27/2/17Kew GardensGrow Wild£500GrantGrowing, FoodProjects that will raise awareness about the importance of UK native wild flowers and plants.Young people 12-25Video
03/03/2017Next deadline 16/03/2017Cherwell District CouncilBicester SPARK funding £1,000£0GrantCommunity For projects that encourage participation, healthier lifestyles and cultural projects.Community groups and local organisations in BicesterApplication form
03/03/2017Check again for future roundsGreggs FoundationEnvironmental Fund£2,000£0GrantEnvironment, communityProjects that improve the physical environmentAny not-for-profit can applyOnline application
03/03/2017Check again for future roundsGreggs FoundationGreggs Foundation Grant£2,000£1GrantCommunityProject that support a a community in need in relation to theme of social isolation; health and wellbeing; resilience/coping mechanisms; life skillsProjects close to Greggs store are more likely to be funded.Online process
06/03/2017Future datesTrust of Oxfordshire's Environment (TOE2)TOE2 Grant£5,000£1GrantCommunity, biodiversity, energyProjects focused on biodiversity, increasing access to countryside/green spaces or energy efficiency/renewable resources.Must be a non-profit and the prohect should not have already started.Application form for larger amounts will be considered.
13/03/2017Check again for future roundsOxfordshire Community FoundationThe Youth Social Action Fund£5,000£1,000GrantCommunity Project which promote volunteering, fundraising and campaigning amongst young people aged between 10 and 25Open to community groups and charitiesOnline application,4SCPI,NKU2Z7,I0JGS,1
14/03/2017Oxfordshire LEADER fundingOxfordshire LEADER funding£35,000£5,000GrantCommunity, environment, food, biodiversityFor businesses/social enterprises based in a rural area and fit one of the themes: local food, villages, woodlands, rivers/canalsApplication form (two stage process)
27/03/2017Check again for future datesJoseph Rowntree Charitable TrustGrantsUnspecified
GrantClimate change, environment, communityProjects focused on developing and promoting sustainable, low-carbon alternatives to the current consumerist and growth-based paradigmApplication form
31/3/17The Tree CouncilCommunity Trees / Orchard Windfall£700£100GrantBiodiversity, foodGrant for planting trees including fruit treesFor community groups. Trees to be planted on publicly accessible land.Application form
31/03/2017Check again for future datesVale of White Horse District CouncilFestival Grants£1,000£250GrantCommunityCommunity events or festivalMust a community group and fund be spent within 12 monthsApplication form
17/05/2017Check again for future rounds.WRENCommunity Action Fund£50,000£5,000GrantCommunity, biodiversityGreen space or amenity improvementMust be located within WREN operating areas and site should be accessible to the general public.Online application
31/08/2017Check again for future rounds.VeoliaEnvironmental Trust£75,000£10,000GrantCommunity, biodiversityCommunity buildings, outdoor space, play and recreationMust be located within Veolia operating areaOnline
30/06/2017PatagoniaInternational Environmental Grants£9,000£0GrantBiodiversityGrassroots campaigns to protect threatened wilderness and biodiversity.Online
25/07/2017Green Alley AwardGreen Alley Award£6,000£0AwardWaste, Social enterpriseFor social enterprises focusing on the circular economy and wasteSocial enterprise based in Europe.Online application and pitch event also includes free office space, training and investment partnerhsips
31/07/17Applications for small grants are accepted on a rolling basis. Large grants are due on 31st January and 31st of July every year. Ernest Cook TrustSmall grant / Large Grant£10,000£1,000GrantCommunity, education, biodiversity, food, Projects to encourage young people’s interest either in the countryside, the environment, the arts or science, including rural skills and craftsMust be for a project that hasn't already started.Proposal and covering letter
15/08/2017Stanley Smith UK Horticultural TrustGrant£5,000£0Grant Growing, biodiversityHorticulural education; research; creation, development, preservation and maintenance of gardens accessible to the public; cultivation and wide distribution of plantsApplication form
16/12/2017Check again for future roundsThe Ebico TrustThe Ebico Trust£60,000£20,000GrantEnergy, communityGuidance or education to communities about fuel poverty or research into fuel poverty.Application form
NoApplications accepted on a rolling basisNineveh Charitable TrustGrant£14,000£0GrantCommunity, biodiversity, growingemphasis on promoting better understanding of the environment and countryside, whilst facilitating improved access, education and researchWritten proposal
NoB&QCommunity Reuse / Community Repaint)£0£0Material/equipment donationsCommunity, growing, biodiversityWill donate products (including paint) to community groups, allotment groups, conservation groupsApply in local store
NoWoodland TrustCommunity Trees£0£0Free treesBiodiversityFree trees for plantingFor community groups. Trees to be planted on publicly accessible land.Application form
NoCheck again for future datesOxford City CouncilBlue Bin LeagueDonations£400£0DonationAnyAnyMust benefit Oxford residentsApplication form and community groups that apply will be shortlisted for winners of the Blue Bin Recycling League recycling competition to donate a £400 prize to.
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesWest Oxford District CouncilCommunity activities grant£500£0GrantCommunityArts or heritage projectsFor community groups in West Oxfordshire.Application form
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisFriends of the CotswoldsGrant£500£0GrantCommunity, biodiversityProjects that: promote/preserve environment; provide nature education; create facilitiesMust be within the Cotswolds AONB and surrounding areasApplication form
NoEvents happen on an ad hoc basis throughout the year.Project Soup OxfordProject Soup£500£1DonationsCommunity, foodProjects with community benefitFill in an expression on interest. You may then be invited to pitch at an event. Money raised at event from entry donations will be given to winning project.
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesOxford Brookes UniversityThe Student Community Fund£500£1GrantCommunityMust have students from Brookes involved in the projectContact Brookes staff
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesCherwell District CouncilCommunity Association Grant£750£0GrantCommunityCommunity activities and facilitiesOnline application form
NoCheck again for future roundsGrowing a Greener BritainSmall grant£1,000£0GrantBiodiversity, growingImprovements to green spacesMust be a publicly accessible space and constituted community groupApplication form
NoDeadline passed - Check again for future datesThe Midcounties CooperativeCommunity Grant£2,000£0GrantCommunityFor projects supporting Communities; defending the Environment; developing Young People; developing Co-opsMust be have been a member of Midcounties Cooperative for 3 months before applicationApplication form
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisViridorCommunity funding and sponsorship£3,000£50GrantWaste, CommunityCommunity infrastructure and green spaces.Close to a Viridor siteApplication form
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesUniversity of OxfordSmall community grants scheme£3,000£0GrantCommunityProject which promote and celebrate the city of Oxford’s heritage; promote educational development/knowledge exchange; benefit communities in Oxford CityBased on Oxford City areaApplication form
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesLloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs ProgrammeStart Up£4,000£0Grant, training and mentoringSocial enterpriseProjects tackling a social issue or improving a communityNew/early stage organisationForm, interviews and pitch
NoCheck again for future datesThe Ecology Building Society Charitable FoundationGrant£5,000£1GrantBuilding, community, environment, For a sustainable building or projects involving sustainable building practices.Application form
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisLushCharity Pot£10,000£200GrantEnvironmentProjects with focus on social change and tackling root causesSmall, grassroots groupsApplication form
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisBig LotteryAwards for All£10,000£300GrantCommunityCommunity events, equipment/infrastructure, training courses, pilot projectsUse grant within one year.Online process 4 months before project start.
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesOxford City CouncilCommunity & Voluntary grants£10,000£0GrantCommunity, biodiversityActivities that promote community cohesion/safety/equality, promote the arts, or protect the natural environment and biodiversityFor community groupsApplication form
NoApplications accepted on a rolling basisTescoBags of Help Fund£12,000£8,000GrantCommunity, food, biodiversityCommunity projectsMust be nearby Tesco storeApplication form and voting
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesM&SCommunity Energy Fund£12,500£1GrantCommunity, energyRenewable energy projectsMust be not-for-profitOnline application and open vote
NoVarious deadlines throughout the yearUnLtdVarious grants£15,000£1Grant & supportSocial enterpriseSocial enterprisesMust have a social impactOnline process
NoApplications on a rolling basisPaul Hamlyn FoundationIdeas & Pioneers Fund£15,000£1GrantCommunityProjects that address disadvantageSmall organisations with a constitutionApplication form
NoApplications on a rolling basisThe Allen Lane FoundationGrant£15,000£5,000GrantCommunityProjects focused on community integration or working with one of their beneficiary groupsApplication form
NoApplications acceptable on a rolling basisTransform FoundationGrant£18,000£1GrantCommunityBuilding website for community groups and charitiesOnline application
NoCheck again for future roundsPostcode Local TrustGrant£20,000£500GrantCommunity, biodiversity, growingProjects of local importance across Great Britain which support wildlife areas, sustainability initiatives, local indoor and outdoor spaces and citizenship programmes (volunteering).Community groupsOnline application
NoCheck again for future roundsPostcode Community TrustGrant£20,000£500GrantCommunityProjects that address barriers to participation in community activities in creative and sustainable ways and increase social cohesion through developing access to grass-roots, sports, arts and other recrational activitiesCommunity groupsOnline application
NoCheck again for future roundsPeople's Postcode TrustGrant£20,000£500GrantCommunityProject focusing on addressing community needs and povertyOnline application
NoCheck again for future rounds in January 2017Charities Aid FoundationSmart Energy GB£25,000£1GrantsEnergy, communityProjects to support use of smart metersApplication form
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesPeople's Health TrustActive Communities Grant£25,000£5,000GrantCommunityProjects to promote community health and well-beingOpen to non-profits more than 3 months old.Online application (two stage process)
NoApplications due four times a year: February, April, August, October.Oxfordshire Community FoundationOxfordshire Community Foundation£30,0000GrantCommunity, environmentWith a focus on community cohesion, mental health, skills/education, arts, environment, social justiceMust be a constituted group with bank account.Online form
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesAsdenAsden Awards£30,000£1AwardEnergy, transportSustainable energy or transport projectsProject must have been running for at least 1 yearApplication form
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisHeritage Lottery FundYoung Roots£50,00010,000GrantCommunity, biodiversityProjects which engage young people with "heritage"Community/voluntary groups, social enterprises, charitiesApplication form
NoCheck again for future datesWest Oxford District CouncilCommunity facilities grant£50,000£1GrantCommunityCommunity building, facilities and equipment.For community groups in West Oxfordshire.Application form
NoApplications opening again shortlyPrinces' Countryside FundPrinces' Countryside Fund£50,000£0GrantCommunity, foodProjects focusing on rural community services, rural enterprise and farming, training opportunitiesApplication
NoApplications on a rolling basisThe HDH Wills Charitable TrustGrant£50,000£250GrantEnvironment, conservationProjects dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and the environmentMust be a registered charityApplication form
NoThree deadlines per year depending on themeBiffaBiffa Award£75,000£10,000GrantCommunity, biodiversityProject alligned with one of the funding themes: Rebuilding biodiversity, community building, cultural facilities, recreation.Must be within 5 miles of an active Biffa operation OR within 10 miles of an active Biffa Landfill site. If applying under the Rebuilding Biodiversity theme, the radius of the Biffa operation is extended to within 15 miles.Online process
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisHeritage Lottery FundOur Heritage£100,00010,000GrantCommunity, biodiversityProjects which conserve heritage of places/cultures/environmentCommunity/voluntary groups, social enterprises, charitiesApplication form
NoCheck again for future datesSouth Oxford District CouncilRevenue Grants Scheme£100,000£10,000GrantCommunityFor revenue spending for the community including rent and rates, salary costs, and marketing and publicity for community eventsMust be non-profit and spent within 4 years.Application form
NoApplications acceptable on a rolling basisGarfield WestonMain Grant£100,000£1GrantCommunityCommunity activities and projectsFor grassroots groups. It does not fund salaries or one-off activities.Online process
NoApplications accepted on a rolling basisWRAPRural Community Energy Fund£150,000£20,000Grants and loansCommunity, energyEnergy infrastructure feasibility and installationRural community organisationsApplication form
NoApplications on a rolling basisNetwork for Social ChangeGrant£300,000£6,000GrantEnvironment, climate changeProjects focused on climate change and tackling environmental injustice.Should be nominated by a member of the network. Otherwise can post on the noticeboard.
NoApplications accepted at various points throughout the year.Community Land TrustStart Up Fund / Social Investment Fund£350,000£4,000Grant / LoanCommunity, housing, sustainabilityFeasibility studies or completion of community-led housing projectsApplication form
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisBig Lottery FundReaching Communities£500,000£10,000GrantCommunityCommunity activities and community buildings in area of need or addressing issue of need.Community groups, not-for-profit enterprisesApplication forms (two stage process). consider applications over £500,000
NoOpen again in August 2017Postcode Dream TrustPostcode Dream Trust£1,000,000£1GrantCommunityOne theme is reconnecting to the natural worldMust come from two partner organisations with one being a registered charityApplication form
NoFirst stage applications due 1 September for a decision in December or 29 February for a decision in JuneBig Lottery Fund & Heritage Lottery FundParks For People£5,000,000£100,000GrantCommunity, biodiversityRegeneration of public parks/cemetriesCommunity groups, parish councils, local authorities, charities, public sector organisations.Application form (two stage process)
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisEsmée Fairbairn GrantsEsmée FairbairnNo max£5,000GrantCommunity, food, environment, biodiversityWithin the themes of Arts, Children and Young People, Environment, Food and Social ChangeOpen to community organisations, social enterprises, community interest companies.Online application (two stage process)
NoHubbubCrowdfundingNo maxNo minCrowdfunding (donations)AnyAnyCharges are not taken for non-profits. Funds only are paid once minimum has been reached. Online donation campaign
NoCrowdfunderCrowdfunder PlusNo maxNo minMatch fundingAnyAnyCrowdfunder Plus links fundraisers with funders who will pledge to match fun what you raise.Online application
NoApplications accepted on a rolling basisThe Naturesave TrustThe Naturesave Trust Community GrantsNot specified£0GrantEnergy, communityCommunity energy projects, environmental and conservation projectsApplication form
NoDeadline passed - check again for future datesKew GardensGrow WildUnspecificed£0Grants; free widlflower seedsBiodiversity, communityProjects to create areas of wildlfowersCommunity groupsApplication form
NoVariousVariousEnergy saving grants & offersUnspecified£0Grants EnergyEnergy saving measures for homeowners and occupiers, private landlords and private tenantsFor homeowners and occupiers, private landlords and private tenantsVarious
NoApplications review quarterly in Jan, April, July, OctScrewfix FoundationGrantsUnspecified£1GrantCommunityFor fixing, maintaining or repairing buildings of community facilities.Application form
NoApplications accepted on a rolling basisThe Funding NetworkGrantUnspecified£1GrantCommunityApplications must be supported by a member of the Funding NetworkProjects must be nominated
NoApplications accepted on rolling basisAsda FoundationAsda Foundation GrantUnspecified£1GrantCommunityCommunity projectsOnline process
NoClosed until 2017 - Check again for deadlinesThe Asden TrustGrantsUnspecifiedUnspecifiedGrantEnvironment, energy, foodProjects focused on low carbon solutions & sustainabilityApplication form
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