Oxfordshire County Council has launched it's Climate Action Oxfordshire website and is supporting Community Groups around the county to put on events for Great Big Green Week.
The Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week small grants programme supports community groups to organise local events, activities and festivals during the Great Big Green Week 2022. These should engage the local community and celebrate action and progress being made on climate change.
We want to support activities and events that empower local groups to create new connections and raise awareness in order to support new people, local businesses and organisations to take climate action.
Types of Grants
A limted number of grants of £200 are available
Your event or activity:
Must take place in Oxfordshire during Big Green Week (24 September - 2 October).
Must credit that it is ‘Supported by Oxfordshire County Council’.
Must incorporate logo and strapline of Climate Action Oxfordshire on publicity.
Must use #ClimateActionOxfordshire tag in any social activity.
Event / Activity must be registered on Register your event - Oxfordshire Great Big Green Week (greenweekoxon.co.uk) and on Log In - Great Big Green Week
What we can fund:
Staff costs (if directly supporting your Great Big Green Week Activity)
Publicity e.g flyers, social media advertising
What we cannot fund:
Political organisations or events
Profit-making or fundraising activities
Contingency costs, loans, endowments or interest
VAT you can reclaim
Overseas travel or projects that take place outside of the UK
Small land or refurbishment projects
The deadline for grant applications is Thursday 8th September. Successful applicants will be notified by 13th September and grants will be paid into your organisation's bank account as soon as possible following confirmation.
Who can apply:
Voluntary and community organisation
Constituted group or club
Charitable incorporated organisation (CIO)
Community interest company (CIC)
School (as long as your project benefits and involves the communities around the school & you have a safeguarding policy)
Community benefit society
We cannot accept applications from:
Organisations based outside the UK
Companies that can pay profits to directors, shareholders or members (including Companies Limited by Shares)
How to apply