Food Drop – connecting stores with surplus food to local charities

Food Drop are a platform that connects stores with surplus food to local charities. Our free service is launching in your area this week, and we are looking for local charities who would like to receive free food from Pret a Manger weekly or even daily. Charities can collect unsold surplus food themselves at the … Continue reading Food Drop – connecting stores with surplus food to local charities

TV Cleaning Show – want to help people who are struggling to keep their home clean

We’re looking for people who we might be able to help who are struggling to keep on top of their home from across the UK, for series 2 of a hit Channel 5 and 5Star cleaning series. In the series, expert cleaners clean each home in just four days and then gives each of our participants tips … Continue reading TV Cleaning Show – want to help people who are struggling to keep their home clean

Community Spaces have commercial properties in Oxford rent-free

Community Spaces are the UKs leading providers of commercial premises for charitable causes.  We were formed in 2014 with the principle aim to bring landlords and charities together to utilise vacant commercial space for the good of the community. Below are more details and the location of new properties available in Oxford: Hello! from Community … Continue reading Community Spaces have commercial properties in Oxford rent-free

OCVA: Successes in helping groups to bid for funding

OCVA has assisted 156 voluntary and community groups to bid successfully since 2011 The Big Lottery-funded development project for Oxfordshire ran from 2011 to 2015. The project assisted 156 groups to bid successfully for funding from many different local and national funds. In total £5136,738 was awarded to Oxfordshire voluntary and community groups across the … Continue reading OCVA: Successes in helping groups to bid for funding

Needs of Older People: study published

We have today published an in-depth analysis of the needs of older people in Oxfordshire. The full report and an executive summary are available to download from the following link: http://insight.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/jsna-older-people The analysis describes Oxfordshire’s older population (aged 65 and over) and explores many of the factors affecting health, wellbeing, and social care needs. It … Continue reading Needs of Older People: study published

LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE: OCVA Charity and Volunteer Awards

The deadline for nominations is 31st March.  Please nominate you organisation for one of our 9 awards including: Charity of the Year Best new group Lifetime Achievement Innovation Award Environmental Award Management of Volunteers Working Together Best Community Project Best team of volunteers There is still time to nominate a volunteer. Go to http://www.ocva.org.uk/awards or down … Continue reading LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE: OCVA Charity and Volunteer Awards

Want a low-cost website for your non-profit?

OCVA's first ever fully-online training course can help The course will outline how to use WordPress.Com to publish web content for your non-profit or voluntary group. OCVA has selected to focus on WordPress.com for these reasons: You don’t have to install or maintain anything (unlike with WordPress.org) It’s free to build a simple site with a … Continue reading Want a low-cost website for your non-profit?

Membership Roll 2015/2016

Membership Roll 2015/2016 (the names of 638 groups in total) 10th Oxford (Marston) Scout Group 1315 Kidlington Air Training Corps 13th Theatre Company 1861 Sqn (Wantage) Air Training Corps (ATC) 9th Abingdon (Appleton) Beaver Scouts (Oxfordshire) Abbasi, Lord Mayor Mohammed Abbeyfield Oxford Society Ltd Abingdon Carbon Cutters Abingdon Community Hospital Abingdon Community Hospital League of … Continue reading Membership Roll 2015/2016