The Oxford Community Foundation announced on Nov. 22 that it has approved 11 grant requests totaling $28,650 for the fall of 2019.
The Foundation has served the Greater Oxford area since 1996 and is responsible for overseeing and awarding grants for programs and projects that improve, enhance and sustain the quality of life in the community.
They provide grants of financial support for activities in the areas of education, health, recreation, civic projects, social welfare, arts and culture, environment and beautification, said Betsy Hope, executive director of the $7 million foundation.
“We are so pleased to make these awards to help solve issues and improve the quality of life for those in Greater Oxford,” Hope said.
The 2019 fall grants are to:
The Foundation’s investment earnings are returned to the community each year in the form of grants. “Our funds grow with each new gift and produce income that will continue to meet local needs for generations to come,” said Hope.
The foundation has three grant cycles each year. The next deadline for submitting grants for consideration is December 15, 2019. For the grant guidelines and application, go to oxfordfdn.org or call 513.523.0623.
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