A list of our community grant programmes

A list of our community grant programmes

The table below summarises our current community grant schemes:

Table summarising our current community grant schemes
Programme name Description Maximum grant per project Status and how to apply
Culture Fund Supports arts and cultural projects £1,000 Closed
Leisure for All Supports communities to move more and access leisure £1,000 Applications temporarily paused
Household Support Grant For community groups to provide food and essential support to residents Up to £5,000 (depends on group size) Open to applications via our online form (closes 28 November 2021)
Small Community Grants Supports projects that benefit Oxford's communities £5,000 Applications temporarily paused
Ward Member Budgets Supports projects that provide economic, social or environmental benefit to their local community No set maximum but each councillor has an annual budget of £1,500 Apply through your local ward councillor
Youth Ambition Holiday Activities Fund Supports projects that target the needs of young people in Oxford City over the school holidays No maximum but typically no greater than £20,000 Closed
Youth Ambition Fund Supports projects that target the needs of young people in Oxford City £5,000 Closed
#WeAreOxford Supports community activity that builds cross-community relationships, focusing on activities beyond pandemic support £5,000 Closed

We also have open-bidding and commmissioning programmes, however these are currently under review and closed to new applications.

Other grant schemes

In addition to community grants, the following are also available:

Table showing other grants schemes
Programme name Description Maximum grant per project Status and how to apply
Disabled Facilities Grants A means-tested grant for adaptations to provide better facilities and freedom of movement in and around a disabled person's home N/A Open - find out more on the Disabled Facilities Grant webpage
Hackney Carriage electric vehicle transition Supports Hackney Carriages to transition to electric vehicles £5,000 Open - email AirQuality@oxford.gov.uk to find out more