Councillor Priority Fund

The fund supports councillor priorities in their local areas.

The Councillor Priority Fund is now open until 30 November 2024 at 5pm.

How to apply

You should discuss your proposal at an early stage with your county councillor and seek their support for your proposal.

Each councillor can decide how their allocation should be spent. With each area of Oxfordshire different, it’s important that county councillors have the flexibility to allocate the money in the best way.

Once you have applied for funding, the Councillor Priority Fund team will review the grant request to ensure it meets the grant eligibility criteria. Your grant funding is not guaranteed until you have received confirmation from the team. 

All applicants are strongly encouraged to read the guidance document below to make sure that their project meets the funding criteria. 

Download a guidance document (pdf format, 180Kb) for applicants.

If you require the guidance or the application form in an alternative format contact us.   

Apply for the Councillor Priority Fund


Successful applicants are expected to comply fully with any monitoring requests from the council and must agree to this when signing the funding request form.

All successful applicants need to be prepared for a review of their project.

This may include:

  • Receipts recording how the money was spent
  • Reports on the activity funded
  • Feedback from individuals impacted
  • Any other record of the activity funded (e.g. promotional flyers and posters)

Successful applicants will be strongly encouraged to keep us informed about the progress of their projects. Any setbacks to the implementation of the projects should be reported to the Policy Team. Delivery of the projects will be monitored as per milestones identified in the business case/ project proposal.

Any unspent grant funding will be recovered by the county council.

Previous grant awards

This information is published in order to comply with Local Government Transparency Code (2015) and more information about this can be found on our Information we have published page.