Training & Resources

The Resourcing Parishes Team plan to offer information workshops relating to all aspects of their work.
Watch this space for information and details about future workshops, events and training.

For general information on training and resources contact Cath Fox, team administrator, by emailing resourcingparishes [at]

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


A charity funding event in Leeds on the 26 October 2018 offered by Gifting Leeds and the Leeds Community Foundation.

Amongst other things the day will cover:

  • Developing a strategic funding plan
  • Applying for and writing for grants.
  • Developing a brand for your charity

It only cost £5 per person and includes lunch.

It runs from 0930-1600 and is taking place at: Bridge Community Church, Rider Street,Leeds, LS9 7BQ

For more details and to book a place click here



Treasurer's Update;  a new newsletter providing current and helpful links and information from the Resourcing Parishes Team.

Issue 1 - December 2017 - Welcome, Mission and Finance Returns, Share, Fees and more.
Issue 2 - March 2018 - GDPR, Parish Returns, Fees and more.
Issue 3 - May 2018 - Digital Giving, GDPR and more
Issue 4 - July/Aug 2018 - Parish Share, Major Capital Grants.
Issue 5 - November 2018 - Funding, ACAT, Gift Aid and more.


Gifts of Faith, Hope and Love - legacy resource

Gifts of Faith, Hope and Love is a new guide from the Church of England for 2017 and provides both spiritual and practical information on how to include a gift in your will. It is a guide to writing your will, to reflect your Christian Faith.

Click here for a pdf version of the booklet.

Gifts of Faith, Hope and Love ImageThe Stewardship Funding and Development Team have some copies we are happy to send to you, for free, (please contact [at] (Cath Fox )to request copies) or you can order your own, free, via the church legacy website at  



Stewardship logo 
​Since 1906 Stewardship have been helping the Christian Community in the UK to give and receive by;
​- Making giving easy - inspiring greater generosity - strengthening Christian causes.

Their website at and especially the blog provide useful information, insights and conversation about many aspects of stewardship in the Christian community.  Its is worth a look.

Trustee and Fundraising A Practical HandbookTrustees 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.



Parish Resources
Institute of Fundraising (IOF)


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