Grants

Wheatley Parish Council is able to financially support community organisations whose services or activities support the residents of the parish.

Please refer to our Grants Policy for details on who we can award grants to and how to apply.

If you would like to make an application, you must complete and return the Grant Application Form.

If you have any questions about grants or require assistance do contact the Parish Office.

Grants awarded in 2022-23

  • Maple Tree Centre (supporting families and young children) £5,000  (first payment of £2,500 has been made)
  • Fusion Wheatley  (Harvest Festival community event) £350
  • Community Larder  (Supporting the Community Larder) £200
  • Oxfordshire Play Association (Wheatley & Holton Play and Activity Day) £1,500

Grants awarded in 2021-22

  • ARCH (supporting reading development for young children) £450
  • Citizens Advice Bureau (supporting residents with advice and support) £500
  • Enrych Oxfordshire (supporting residents with additional needs) £750
  • Fusion Wheatley (community event) £750
  • Maple Tree Centre (supporting families and young children) £5,000
  • St Mary’s Churchyard (supporting volunteers to hel maintain the churchyard) £300
  • Wheatley Park Prize giving (contribution to prizes) £250
  • Wheatley Scout Group (supporting building maintenance of Scout hut) £1,000
  • Wheatley Windmill Preservation Society (supporting repairs to mill sails) £1,000

Grants awarded in 2020-21

  • Be Free Young Carers (carer support) – £100
  • Clean Slate (support for residents)- £100
  • Maple Tree Centre (running costs)- £5,000
  • St Mary’s Churchyard (churchyard maintenance) £500
  • Wheatley FC – (Floodlights) – £500
  • Wheatley Oaks (supporting new female football club) – £500
  • Wheatley Pre-School (maintenance of building) – £1,400
  • Wheatley Village Archive Group (rental costs)- £750

Grants awarded in 2019-20

To date the parish council has approved over £15,000 of grants to the following organisations:

  • Arch (volunteer readers) – £500
  • Citizens Advice Bureau (supporting charity) – £500
  • Clean Slate (support for residents)- £100
  • Enrych (supporting residents with additional needs)- £250
  • Howe Trust (raised allotment beds) – £175
  • Maple Tree Centre (running costs) £10,000
  • Oxfordshire Play Association (Play & Activity Day 2019) – £1,000
  • Wheatley Girl Guides (camping equipment) – £1,000
  • Wheatley FC (equipment and kit) – £500
  • Wheatley Park School (student awards) – £250
  • Wheatley Parochial Church (churchyard maintenance) – £500
  • Wheatley Village Archive Group (rental costs)- £1,500

Grants awarded in 2018-19

The parish council committed over £11,500 to support local organisations and charities, serving the community.

  • Maple Tree Centre  – £7,500
  • Oxford Association for the Blind – £250
  • Wheatley Park School – £250
  • Royal British Legion – £40
  • Be Free Young Carers – £100
  • St Mary’s Church – £500
  • Wheatley Village Archive – £1,500
  • Friends of Wheatley Library – £1,000
  • Fusion Wheatley (St George’s Day) – £450