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Community Action

Support services for social action, community-led planning, and community transport

Support services for social action, community-led planning, and community transport

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Community Halls Directory

Find a venue for your meeting, party, wedding or event

Find a venue for your meeting, party, wedding or event

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Covid-19 Recovery

Easy to access information and resources about COVID-19

Easy to access information and resources about COVID-19

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Planning and Placemaking

Support services for housing, neighbourhood planning, and placemaking

Support services for housing, neighbourhood planning, and placemaking

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Halls and Enterprise

Advice services for community halls and community enterprise

Advice services for community halls and community enterprise

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Collaborative Housing

A one-stop support service for community-led housing projects

A one-stop support service for community-led housing projects

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OxOil

CFO’s bulk energy buying scheme

CFO’s bulk energy buying scheme

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Training

Training and coaching to support community action

Training and coaching to support community action

What do people say about CFO?

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CFO has offered us valuable guidance and mentoring. We have no hesitation in recommending CFO to any organisation.

Brize Norton Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

I have found CFO a wonderful and almost sole source of advice with the task of managing a village hall, great institution.

Cherwell District community hall

The CFO team used their skills and experience to produce a thorough report that many residents have praised.

Blenheim Estate

The community shops advisory service has been and continues to be invaluable.

Cherwell District Community Shop

You do an amazing job representing volunteer car schemes.

North Oxfordshire community transport group

Latest News and Highlights

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1 Oct' 20

Resiliency, Recovery, and Truly Sustainable Communities

CFO Centenary Webinar Series In celebration of  CFO’s 100th Birthday we are holding a series of free thought provoking webinars with special guests:  Anneliese Dodds […]

CFO is 100! Read all about it in our Centenary publication

In 1920, amid the trauma and fallout from World War One, Community First Oxfordshire (then known as Oxfordshire Rural Community Council was founded. One hundred […]

8 Sep' 20

New affordable homes for Thame – one step closer…

Thame Community Land Trust was founded in 2018 with the goal of building genuinely affordable housing to buy or rent which meets the needs of […]

2 Sep' 20

We’re recruiting for a Community Planning Officer…

COMMUNITY PLANNING OFFICER 28hrs p/w – £32-35k (depending on experience) per annum pro rata This is a busy, varied, and challenging role. We require a […]

25 Aug' 20

Oxfordshire Rural Services Report 2020 is here!

Oxfordshire is a rural county. It is the second least densely populated county in the South East. Despite this, our knowledge of rural life and […]

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There’s a wonderful world of community out there…

Signpost and Inspire

There’s a wonderful world of community out there…

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A place to find things out, share stories, and solve problems

Oxbuzz community forum

A place to find things out, share stories, and solve problems

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Essential community websites – all in one place

Your Voice – Your Communities

Essential community websites – all in one place

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Find out what CFO is all about

About CFO

Find out what CFO is all about

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