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Community support scheme

The communities in which our branch network operates form the heart of the Society.

We are committed to giving something back to the communities in which our members and staff live and work. Each year we take part in a number of community events and help by giving donations and sponsorship to community organisations, groups and teams.

During the last year some of the events and groups we have supported include:

We are so grateful to Newbury Building Society for funding our trip to the pantomime this year. At Swings & Smiles we support and encourage everyone to have fun.

Laura Lewis, Manager at Swings & Smiles

Newbury Building Society is demonstrating real philanthropy with their Community Support Scheme and all at Headway Oxfordshire are hugely grateful for their support and generosity.

Jamie Miller, CEO at Headway Oxfordshire

How can your community group apply for support?

Applications for our Community Support scheme funding are considered on a bi-annual basis, in May and November.  We consider applications for assistance in a number of different categories, including those that:

  • Promote and encourage sporting activities
  • Promote and encourage activities in the arts
  • Support education and development
  • Benefit the environment

Typically award amounts are between £100 - £500. 

If you would like to apply for funding, donations or sponsorship please read our leaflet and complete the online application form available in the right side menu. Once completed, you can email it to us or drop into any branch.

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