Oxford City Council’s annual Open Bidding Grants Programme for 2018-19 is now open for applications!
Local community groups and voluntary organisations delivering projects that benefit residents of Oxford may now apply for funding.
There is an opportunity to apply for one-off projects or activities for the financial year 2018-19. Additionally, for the first time they are offering financial support for a period of up to three financial years (2018-19 to 2020-21).
The Open Bidding Grants Programme considers requests of up to £10,000 and will fund expenditure that will enable a project or activity to take place that includes the on-going running costs such as staffing, heating, administration etc.
The closing date for applications is the 8 February 2018.
To support you in the application process, OCVA will be running four workshops commencing 16 January 2018 on how to apply for a grant and what makes a successful application:
- Tuesday 16 January 2018 – Bid Writing Workshop – book now
Where: Rose Hill Community Centre
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
- Thursday 18 January 2018 – What makes a successful application? – book now
Where: Barton Neighbourhood Centre
Time: 1pm to 4pm
- Tuesday 23 January 2018 – Bid Writing Workshop – book now
Where: OCVA, The Old Courthouse
Time: 5pm to 8pm
- Thursday 25 January 2018 – What makes a successful application? – book now
Where: East Oxford Community Centre
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Please complete the booking form to register your place on a workshop. If you need further help please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01865 251946.
Full details of the Open Bidding Grants Programme 2018-19 can be found here.