Resources

We try to keep this page updated with the very latest resources. If you have suggestions about anything you would like to see here, just get in touch.

 

Money for Mission (formerly Treasurers' Update); a newsletter providing current and helpful links and information from the Stewardship and Income Generation Team.



Issue 20 - December 2020 ACAT Training for Treasurers, Online Giving Webinar, Monthly Donations Using Sum Up, Brand New Contactless Kits, Grants, Charity Commission News
Issue 21 - January 2021 
Brand New Support for Treasurers, Charity Registration, Grants and More
Issue 22 - February 2021 Building a Generous Church, Webinars, Support for Clergy, Grant surgeries, Digital Giving Drop-ins, Digital Update, PGS, Recruitment, Legacy Giving, Grants, Gift Aid Emergency Relief Package
Issue 23 - March 2021 Grants for Church Buildings, Council and Other Grants, Digital Giving Drop-ins, Generous Church Support, PGS, Legacy Giving
Issue 24 - April 2021 Surprising Findings From The Anglican Giving Survey, Giving Reviews, Generous June, PGS & More!
Issue 25 - May 2021 Finance Tips, New Upcoming Webinars, Resources for Clergy, A Visit From Allchurches Trust and More!
Issue 26 - June 2021 Generosity Week 2021 and and introduction from new Stewardship Officer Dan Langdon-Griffiths
Issue 27 - July 2021 Generosity Week 2021, webinars from the National Giving Team, Charity reporting and more!
Issue 28 - Sept 2021 Generosity Week 2021, new person needed for our team, funding, events and more!
Issue 29 - October 2021 Parish Share requests and survey, budget poster, staff changes
Issue 30 - December 2021 The Parish Giving Scheme, Ways to grow church income webinar, Christmas giving, Funding and environmental matters
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 - Contactless Device Applications Open and More!

 

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 gudance 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 finance [at] leeds.anglican.org

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

Parish Resources also produce a comprehensive guide to Gift Aid and the Small Donations Gift Aid Scheme. With checklists and 12 factsheets, this really is a one stop shop for all you need to know. 

If you wish to gift aid donations to the Diocese of Leeds then you can download the Diocesan Gift Aid form here.

 

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The Diocese of Leeds have written guidance about how you can stay GDPR compliant.

 

Finance Matters

For information about Parochial Fees, Parish Share and Share Reports please see our Finance pages.

 

 

 

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