Jayne Woodley

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Chief Executive, Oxfordshire Community Foundation, Oxford, United Kingdom, E-mail: jayne@oxfordshire.org, LinkedIn profile of Jayne Woodley

What are your expectations from participating in this particular study trip to Germany?

Gain understanding of different strategies being adopted by CFs across Europe.
Hear how successful Philanthropy can be in addressing social problems.
How to develop networks that will deliver sustainable growth in new donor relationships.

What specific questions related to your work or to CF practice do you ask yourself?

How to make the ask for „endowment gifts“ more appealing and its rationale more easily understood.

How may your participation in the CF study trip help advance your organization’s development plans?:

Oxfordshire Community Foundation is keen to collaborate with others and learn from the success of CFs outside of the UK, both across Europe and more widely throughout the world.

Board of trustees would like to offer opportunities for trustees of other CFs to visit or provide input into our strategy.

Where do you see european community foundations in 20 years?

Offering a means for philanthropy to provide a real alternative to political parties.

What are your favourite colour, your favourite meal or your favourite animal?


Last but not least, your favourite proverb. You can write it down in your mother tongue, but please try to translate the meaning into english:

Alone we can do so little together we can do so much.