The Oxford Community Foundation was incorporated in 2002 and achieved charitable status one year later. The goal of the organization is to oversee endowment funds and make charitable grants to community organizations and charities based in Oxford County.
Grants are dispersed to the following fields of interest: Arts and Culture, Social and Health related services, Heritage, Environment, and Leisure and Recreation.
The Foundation is made up of an appointed Board of Directors and community volunteers, representing a variety of backgrounds and professions, from across the County.
The Oxford Community Foundation is one of 191 members of Community Foundations of Canada.