Funding: National Gardens Scheme – Community Gardens Grants up to £5000

National Garden Scheme Community Gardens Award Applications open annually in early September and close on 31st December. Applicants are advised of the outcome during March the following year. National Garden Scheme Community Gardens Award provides funding to amateur gardeners from community groups in England and Wales to create a garden or similar project (such as … Continue reading Funding: National Gardens Scheme – Community Gardens Grants up to £5000

WeatherReady – new campaign related to severe weather including health advice

WeatherReady is a public campaign - launched on Wednesday 20 November – to provide expert Met Office advice which encourages people to prepare for severe weather. The WeatherReady online content - including weather-related advice around health, travel and property – can be found at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weatherready.  Please share the link with your networks.

JOB VACANCY: Community Action Group – Network Support Coordinator (p/t)

Role summary: CAG Oxfordshire is looking for a Network Support Coordinator to support the growth and development of our network of 65 community groups and social enterprises taking action on climate change. Job location (usual place of work): Makespace, Oxford Pay rate: 27,000 Pay is pro rata?: Yes Job title: Network Support Coordinator Applications close … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Community Action Group – Network Support Coordinator (p/t)

Community First Oxfordshire – Asset Based Community Development, 2 day workshop

Join Chris Chinnock for a two day exploration of the theory and practice of Asset Based Community Development, Nurture Development are delighted to be working in partnership with Community First Oxfordshire to offer this opportunity to local people, VCS organisations and Public Service professionals to explore how placing the emphasis on what is strong rather … Continue reading Community First Oxfordshire – Asset Based Community Development, 2 day workshop

Funding: Masonic Charitable Foundation – funding for Early Years and Later Life for registered charities

With grants totalling over £5 million each year, we help thousands of disadvantaged and vulnerable people to live happy, fulfilling lives and participate actively in society. Over the last forty years, we have provided over £130 million to charities. The MCF’s work is funded solely through the generous donations of Freemasons under the United Grand … Continue reading Funding: Masonic Charitable Foundation – funding for Early Years and Later Life for registered charities

Funding: Nationwide Community Grants Programme – Housing Projects for the most vulnerable

Nationwide is looking for housing projects that support the most vulnerable by: Preventing people from losing their home Helping people into a home Supporting people to thrive within the home environment Charities, Community Land Trusts and housing co-operatives can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to make a change in their local area. … Continue reading Funding: Nationwide Community Grants Programme – Housing Projects for the most vulnerable

Funding: Oxfordshire Community Foundation – Delivering Impact Grants opens on 14/11/19

Amounts available: £1,501–£10,000 Group annual income: Maximum £1 million Type of cost: Core costs, project or programme work corresponding to OCF’s key grant-making priorities in 2019: community friendship and educational inequality Timescales: Costs expected within the next six to 12 months Next opening date: Educational Inequality – opens 14th November 2019 at midday More details: https://oxfordshire.org/grants/delivering-impact-programme/  

JSNA: New publication on health and care of people with learning disabilities

A new JSNA Bitesize (one page) publication on health and care of people with learning disabilities is now available on Oxfordshire Insight The bitesize shows the most recent data for Oxfordshire from NHS Digital and findings include: There are 2,040 people registered at GP practices in Oxfordshire with a learning disability; Life expectancy for people … Continue reading JSNA: New publication on health and care of people with learning disabilities

JOB VACANCY: Citizens Advice Oxford – Macmillan Welfare Benefits Adviser (p/t)

Role summary: We are looking for someone with experience of giving benefits advice to join our team based at the Churchill hospital. This post is funded by Macmillan Cancer Support and based at our Churchill hospital office. This post will work alongside three other part time benefits advisers to deliver full casework service for people … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Citizens Advice Oxford – Macmillan Welfare Benefits Adviser (p/t)