NEXUS is supported by the following organisations:
Oxford Hub is a centre for social change, working to make Oxford a more connected City. We run a range of social action programmes, placing 800+ volunteers in the community each year. Through our placement programme, consultancy services and collaboration initiatives we work with over 100 local partners in the charity and social enterprise sector.
Operating as a Social Enterprise, OSEP was established solely to support local social entrepreneurs, social enterprises, enterprising charities and purposeful businesses to set up and grow. It is made up of other social enterprises.
Good Food Oxford
Good Food Oxford is a network for a better food system in Oxford. It is open to anyone with an interest in food and food production and aims to bring together citizens, local authorities, businesses, academics and other stakeholders to help us all work together towards the shared goal of healthy, fair, sustainable and tasty food.
Waste reduction training for food businesses: Cut the cost of your energy, water and food by cutting out the waste.
Away Days for Business: Bespoke food & drink related team-building experiences that benefit planet and people.
The ROBIN Network
ROBIN is a network that brings together over 1,000 local people and organisations from across sectors to share skills and resources. It holds 4 free networking events each year and runs a lively LinkedIn group.
Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Chair: Jeremy Long. Chief Executive: Nigel Tipple.
We were formally launched by the then Business Minister, Mark Prisk MP, in March 2011 with the responsibility of championing and developing the Oxfordshire economy. We have made considerable progress in strengthening the county's economy by establishing robust and effective relationships between businesses, academia and the public sector. Since our launch we have played a key role in driving forward a dynamic, growing and sustainable economy for Oxfordshire.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation
Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) brings together organisations and people to improve the lives of the most disadvantaged people in the county.
Using expertise and insights, we support innovative and sustainable solutions that deliver evidence-based outcomes and drive systemic change.
We believe in The Power of Community, developing partnerships that share our vision for Oxfordshire - a kinder place where people feel more connected to those around them.
OCVA is a registered charity and lead Infra-structure organisation providing support to the voluntary, community and not for profit sector across Oxfordshire. OCVA provides a range of support services, including set up advice for new groups/organisations, group development support, volunteering support and advice, opportunities for networking, governance support, funding advice and support, training for staff, volunteers and trustees, as well as providing meeting space within our premises and support
with marketing and promotion.
Founder and director, Grant Hayward, works with organisations across all sectors to help address local social and environmental challenges through collaboration and partnerships. Grant is passionate about business as a Force for Good and is a trained B Leader, supporting the B Corp movement, helping business become more purposeful. He also volunteers much of his time supporting local social enterprises and charities.
Community First Oxfordshire
What we are and what we do.
Community First Oxfordshire (CFO) is a community development charity. We work with communities to strengthen community infrastructure. We focus on supporting community buildings and shops, community transport, community led plans, Neighbourhood Plans, placemaking and community led housing and social action projects. CFO is part of a national ACRE network of 38 rural community councils.
B4 is a membership organisation which provides you with a wide range of tools to help you to… Increase your Profile, Make great Connections, Learn new Skills…and much More!
B4 is for business people who understand that success is achieved by nurturing long-lasting and trusted relationships. The B4 community encourages authentic ethos, collaboration, reciprocation and a focus on the importance of integrity and honesty.
Business In Oxford
Business in Oxford is the biggest business-networking and showcase event in the county. Now in its 7th year, BIO2020 will bring together over 500 of the county’s business owners, leaders, entrepreneurs and executives. BIO2020 will look at how to cultivate the right behaviours and adopt proven best practices to achieve and expand commercial business success. Come and learn from and be inspired by some of the region’s most prominent figures from business and beyond - a great combination of content comprised of CEO’s, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, artists and more.
Supporting the opinions of the Oxfordshire Business Community. Oxfordshire Voice is a unique collaboration between public and private sector organisations in Oxfordshire who will work together to not only promote the positive aspects of Oxfordshire but also discuss solutions to help Oxfordshire continue its impressive history of growth. Oxfordshire is one of the most vibrant regions in the country, but growth comes at a cost with growing housing, transport, social and skills problems presenting very real challenges to continued economic prosperity.
A network of 30 year old’s and under from creative, entrepreneurial and professional backgrounds. NX aim’s to engage this demographic by hosting events which consists of value adding keynote sessions, as well as the chance to grow and develop individual networks.