What we do
Okehampton United Charity & Okehampton Educational Foundation
Okehampton United Charity and Okehampton Educational Foundation are charities based in Okehampton and can make grants to any group or individual residing within Okehampton Town and Okehampton Hamlets (Brightley, Southcott, Meldon and Stockley). If you would like to apply for a grant or find out any information please contact the Clerk.
The activities of the charity include:
- Award grants to local groups and organisations.
- Providing two almshouses which are available to residents of the area of benefit who are in need, hardship or distress.
- Managing three allotment sites in Okehampton with a total of seventy plots let to residents of the area of benefit.
- Managing its remaining land holdings in the area of benefit which includes the footpath Ball Hill.
Map of Supported Area
Okehampton United Charity
Makes grants to organisations and groups providing charitable benefits to the residents of Okehampton and its four Hamlets. This can include Community Facilities, Community Support, Sport and Recreation and Education. The Charity will consider applications for capital or running costs.
Okehampton Educational Foundation
Makes allocations to Okehampton College and Okehampton Primary School, the Charity also makes grants directly to residents who are under 25 to support them in Post 16 Education, Apprenticeships and Further Education.