Links to Resources
We have put together a list of helpful links to resources here on our LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/resourcingparishes
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 31 - January 2022 New events and webinars, Grants from the Diocese of Leeds, Parish Share thank you packs, Fundraising in rural parishes
Issue 32 - February 2022 Giving Days, Environmental Fundraising and more!
Issue 33 - March 2022 Free Christian books, Grant webinars and more!
Issue 34 - April 2022 Giving Days, Grant Support and Webinars
Issue 35 - May 2022 Funding Webinars, Free Will-writing Service and Legacies
Issue 36 - June 2022 Contactless Device Applications Open and More!
Issue 37 - July 2022 Contactless Device Giveaway Deadline, Generosity Week and more!
Issue 38 - Sept 2022 Generosity Week Newsletter, How to Launch the PGS, Energy Saving Advice and more!
Issue 39 - Oct 2022 Generosity Week highlights, Green Journey webinars, Building Maintenance grant deadlines
Issue 40 - Dec 2022 Generous Christmas Resources, Reducing Your Energy Bills, One-off Giving with the PGS & more!
Issue 41 - Jan 2023 Fee information( 2023), Energy Bill Relief Scheme, Free Online Giving Page with PGS
Issue 42 - Feb 2023 Digital Giving Clinic, Generosity Week Resources for Easter, Diocesan Church Buildings Grant Scheme,
Issue 43 - March 2023 ACAT Treasurer Training, Benefact Trust Grants, Proof of Charity Status for Churches
Issue 44 - April 2023 Treasurer Support Sessions, Treasurer Resources Briefing, Launch & Promote the PGS Resources
Issue 45 - May 2023 10 Top Tips for Purchasing Energy, New Accounts Template for Treasurers, PGS Video for PCCs
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
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 email@example.com
ACAT also produce a Handbook for new treasurers and it is free for all to access here.
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.