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 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 
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


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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