Useful Stewardship Resources

Links to Resources

We have put together a list of helpful links to resources here on our LinkTree:

The resources are grouped together to help you find what you are looking for, such as giving programmes, grant information and training opportunities. 

Money for Mission

This is our newsletter, formerly known as Treasurers' Update, providing current and helpful links and information from the Stewardship and Income Generation Team. Find links to back copies of the newsletter from 2022 and 2023 below;

Issue 46 - June 2023  Celebrate Generosity Week 2023,  PGS - Free Online Giving Page, Generosity Week Newsletter
Issue 47 - July 2023   Easy Fundraising, Listed Places of Worship website update, Using QR Codes 
Issue 48 - August 2023 Faith Will Legacies, Gift Aid & GASDS Factsheets
Issue 49 - September 2023 Generous Church Checkup, Book a Giving Review
Issue 50 - October 2023 Open 4 Community Grants Portal,  Digital Giving Ready for Christmas, local authority support for church buildings
Issue 51 - November 2023 Give to Go Green match-funding grants,  New Funders list for Eco projects
Issue 52 - December 2023 Barclays bank warning, PGS one-off gifts, Community Impact Grants
Issue 53 - January 2024 Legacy Giving- Faithwill, Premium Give a Little update
Issue 54 - February 2024 Revised Church Buildings Grant Scheme, new tool for fundraising success
Issue 55 - March 2024 Contactless devices 3G network switch off
Issue 56 - April 2024 EV Charging points, APCM Timeline check
Issue 57 - May 2024 Treasurer Forum, Generosity Week 2024 resources
Issue 58 - June 2024 Free Treasurer and Gift Aid training with Data Developments
Issue 59 - July 2024 Give to go Green grants, How to use grants portal webinar


The Digital Learning Platform

The Diocesan Digital Learning Platform is now up and running - why not have a look - click here.


PCC Accountability - The Charities Act 2011 and the PCC

This book provides guidance on accounts, reports and scrutiny and can be ordered from the Finance team at Church House, or you can browse a copy online here.


Trustees and Fundraising  - A Practical Handbook

As PCC members are trustees and have the responsibilities of trustees we thought this practical guide would be a useful reference tool for all PCC members to have access to. Click here to access the Guide.


ACAT - The Association of Church Accountants and Treasurers

ACAT is an organisation that offers advice and guidance of all aspects of Church Finances. The Diocese will pay for your subscription. Please email your subscription receipt to
ACAT also produce a Handbook for new treasurers and it is free for all to access here.


Parish Resources

This site, provided by the Church of England’s National Stewardship & Resources team offers over 400 pages of resources (web & pdf) to support all aspects of stewardship, administration and management in the local church, as well as links to other sites and pages of interest.


Gift Aid

For advice on Gift Aid and the Small Donations Gift Aid Scheme visit here
If you wish to gift aid donations to the Diocese of Leeds then you can download the Diocesan Gift Aid form here.


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