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Local Grants & Support

Active Oxfordshire Looking to increase activity levels, challenge health inequalities and create a happier, healthier and more active Oxfordshire.
Ashmolean Museum Online sessions, learning resources, and things to do in the classroom
Museums Oxfordshire  A comprehensive list of museums in the county
Gardens, Libraries and Museums Engaging students with the collections is core to our mission. Each year we deliver education sessions to over 100,000 school students, supporting the University's widening access agenda
Gaiaveda Gardens Work on projects with schools in Oxfordshire, planting herb beds, planting vegetable gardens, creating nature friendly fencing for wildlife areas and more.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation Provides grants and works to improve lives by addressing social and economic disadvantage.
Oxfordshire Museum Resources Oxfordshire's heritage and museums services have a range creative activities which enable children and adults to handle real and replica artefacts.
Oxford Music Resources Contemporary digital resources for music teachers and schools | Exciting online learning for children and young people
Oxfordshire Outdoor Learning Trust Promotes the provision of outdoor learning experiences for young people in Oxfordshire schools.
Oxfordshire Trees For The Future Valuable resources including grants and support about trees and climate change.
Seeds for Schools Yarnton Home & Garden will provide a pack of mixed seeds, compost, labels and seed tray to each participating school who will return their home grown items back in for judging in the summer.

Sir Robert McAlpine - Strong Foundations Grant 2021

Supporting grassroot initiatives across the UK. You can apply for a share of a £25,000 fund per region as well as access to a volunteer workforce for projects that address local needs. The Strong Foundations Grant will again be available for those that need funding or support for new ideas or existing projects, with an aim to drive positive change in the local community (9th June-14th July 2021).

The City of Oxford Charity - Educational Grants The Trustees will consider applications by schools that are within the City boundary. Typically, the Trustees will provide 35% of the costs of school trips or activities for those children from low income families. 
Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment Allocates grants to support a better future for people, wildlife and the planet.
University of Oxford small community grants scheme Provides a total of £50,000 in funding for community projects, events and activities in the city of Oxford that promote and support Oxford’s culture and heritage, provide educational opportunities for young people.
Shop at WHSmith between 1 June and 30 September 2021 and your school will receive 10% of all eligible purchases* in the form of digital vouchers. To take part, sign up by 30 July 2021. (*Books and stationery items.)
Wild Oxfordshire A local conservation charity with a vision for Oxfordshire’s environment to be rich in nature, healthy and sustainable for the benefit and enjoyment of all. 

National retailers' local branches

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund)Waitrose (Community Matters)Tesco Community Grants (previously Bags of Help)The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants)

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK.

Review successful grant awards from your local area(s), below:

Cherwell Chiltern  Cotswold Oxford South Oxfordshire Vale of White Horse West Oxfordshire      

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Kids' Activities

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Below you will find links to a directory of local suppliers and your regional Facebook group.

Find Local Event and Fundraising Suppliers