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Grants and community funding

July 29, 2022

Community Lottery raises nearly £25,000 for good causes

In its first year the White Horse Community lottery has raised £24,868 for good causes across the Vale.  The lottery supports a wide range of organisations, voluntary and charitable groups. Many of them have different reasons for needing additional funding but all have the same goal at their heart – to support their communities and […]

foundations of the pavilion laid at Kingston Bagpuize

May 9, 2022

Nearly £600,000 allocated towards a new pavilion in Kingston Bagpuize

A purpose-built sports pavilion is being built for villagers and local sports groups in Kingston Bagpuize. Vale of White Horse District Council approved £596,757 for Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor Parish Council using funds made up of developer contributions, which have been collected by the district council as part of an agreement to build new homes […]

November 1, 2021

Good causes in the Vale benefit from White Horse Community Lottery

Since its first draw in September the White Horse Community Lottery has already started to raise money for good causes across the Vale, enabling them to continue and expand their work with vulnerable residents and communities in the district. The Vale of White Horse District Council’s free community lottery launched in June and so far, […]

July 28, 2021

First tickets for the White Horse Community lottery go on sale

Residents in the Vale of White Horse can help out local good causes and be in with a chance of winning a weekly £25,000 jackpot if they buy a ticket for the White Horse Community Lottery which go on sale this week. Players of the lottery can choose which local good cause they want to […]

June 21, 2021

The White Horse Community Lottery is ready to help good causes

The White Horse Community Lottery officially launched Monday 14 June at a special virtual event attended by local VCS groups, community organisations and invited guests. The Vale of White Horse District council committed to launching its own lottery as a fun and creative way for voluntary and community groups to raise much needed funds.  The […]

January 14, 2021

Residents in southern Oxfordshire should not go cold and hungry this winter.

The Winter Support Grant Scheme is now available for residents in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse who need help to buy food and heating their homes this winter.  South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have been working with Oxfordshire County Council and other district councils to distribute the nearly £1.4million […]

November 16, 2020

Businesses can now apply for lockdown support grants in South and Vale

Businesses in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse that have been temporarily forced to close and for those that have been severely impacted by the latest national lockdown may apply for new support grant funding. These grants are worth up to £3,000 per month.  South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are […]

September 2, 2020

Nearly £90,000 of funding available for volunteer groups and organisations to help vulnerable residents affected by Covid-19

Voluntary and community sector groups in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse can apply for a share of nearly £90,000 to help people affected by Covid-19 in the districts.  South Oxfordshire District Council has £45,373 to distribute and the Vale of White Horse District Council has £43,077 to provide funds for voluntary and […]

February 19, 2020

Watchfield receives over £250,000 to improve the recreation ground and village hall

The village of Watchfield will benefit from a huge £256,851 funding boost, thanks to cash from Vale of White Horse District Council, to pay for new and improved local community facilities for residents to use and enjoy.  The district council, in consultation with Watchfield Parish Council, struck an infrastructure deal with three housing developers building […]