last updated on: 9th Oct 2012

Part of Andrew’s role is to support parishes raising funds to develop their ideas. Each parish will have their own and different vision as they are all at different stages on their particular Christian journey.
In this section of the website, for those with on-going strategies, there is information on, payroll giving, and gift aid.

'Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving' Hank Rosso

Payroll Giving
Some employers offer schemes to their employees to enable individuals to give to the charity of their choice (including churches) via a payroll giving scheme. Details can be found on the Parish Resources website on

Gift Aid
Gift Aid is a vital source of income to parishes, with over £68 million claimed each year. offers resources to help run an effective Gift-Aid programme in your parish.

Updated 2011Gift Aid booklet

Updated 2011 Gift Aid checklist

2012 Gift Aid Action booklet

Project Funding
Many parishes are actively involved in repair, renovation or re-ordering projects and/or activities that will benefit their local communities.  ‘Church Care’ is intended to help you, the people involved in caring for church buildings, through offering practical advice, guidance, and links to other useful sources of advice. It is supported by  Ecclesiastical Insurance Group.

Useful Links

Leicester City Council Grants page

Leicestershire Historic Churches Trust 

Parish Resources

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External Sites

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