T: 01865 407003

How to apply

TOE2 supports projects which benefit Oxfordshire’s environment and communities.  The majority of grants are up to £5,000, however some larger requests may be considered. The TOE2 grant panel meets four times a year to consider funding applications. The remaining grant application deadlines for 2017 are 5th June and 4th September.

If you are looking for a third party funding contrbution please get in touch with us.


Information sheet for applicants


TOE2 Grant Application Form

  • Step 1: Ensure that the project meets the funding criteria  more >

    • Your project should fall within at least one of our three funding areas:
    • Promote and improve the biodiversity of Oxfordshire’s wildlife habitats
    • Increase access to the local countryside and green spaces
    • Support the Low Carbon Agenda through encouraging energy efficiency the sustainable use of renewable resources
    • Your organisation must be non-profit making and have a formal constitution
    • Where contractors are being used, please obtain at least two quotes for the work
    • TOE2 cannot accept applications from projects which have already started

    Download the Guidance Notes for further information

  • Step 2: Complete the Application Form.

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    Please download the Application Form and Guidance Notes.

    • Complete all sections of the application form.
    • If you require help in completing the application form please call 01865 407003 or email admin@trustforoxfordshire.org.uk
    • Provide photographs and site plans which help to illustrate the need for your project.
    • Submit your application by email to admin@trustforoxfordshire.org.uk or by post to TOE2, Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ.  Electronic copies of application forms and supporting information are preferred.
  • Step 3: Decision making process.  more >

    TOE2 has robust processes in place to scrutinise applications to ensure that they offer good value for money and deliver what they set out to do

    Application arrives

    Applicant contacted for additional information if required

    Local expert visits the project and provides comments to assist in the assessment of the project

    Each application is scrutinised by the Grant Panel and a recommendation is made to the Board of Trustees

    Recommendations considered and decisions ratified by the TOE2 Board

    Applicant informed of decision


  • Step 4: What happens next. more >

    If your application is successful you will be sent an email notification which may communicate some specific conditions attached to the funding. You will then be sent a formal funding offer.


    Please do not start any work on the project until you have received the formal funding offer.


    The applicant must sign and return the agreement form and a claim must be received within 1 year of the date of the signed agreement letter. TOE2 will pay, once work has been done and on receipt of invoices and a project progress report.  Please note that we ask successful applicants to keep a photographic record of their projects as a way of recording progress.

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