These 6 Funding Guides are to help with regular ongoing church fundraising. Whether its for a particular project or for the on-going finances of the church, these 6 Guides provide further information on ideas and initiatives.
We advise that you read them as and when the individual guide is relevant to your project, however reading all 12 will provide a good overview of fundraising for a capital appeal.
Some of the Guides have additional Tools to explore the subject matter further.
FG 13: Introduction to Church Fundraising
Fundraising is an ever increasingly important part of church life. Local fundraising programmes develop a deeper awareness and understanding of the church’s mission and help to build new networks and links with local residents.
FG 14: Gift Aid
Gift Aid is a generous scheme introduced by the Government to incentivise charitable donations, and can help to maximise donations at fundraising events.
You may wish to start by watching our short web clip ‘Introduction to Gift Aid & the GASDS
FG 15: Receiving Web, Text & Mobile Donations
Enabling people to donate online can really increase the amount your church can raise for specific appeals and one off events.
- Crowd Funding click here to download
- Social Media & Fundraising click here to download
- Text Giving click here to download
- Church Apps click here to download
FG 16: Holding a Fundraising Event
A fundraising event could take a variety of forms but must be cheerful and positive in atmosphere.
FG 17: Friends Scheme
With the increasing cost of repairing and maintaining our historic churches,
many parishes have established a Friends’ Scheme.
- Friends Sample Constitution click here to download
FG 18: Social Enterprise
A community enterprise is one owned by the community (be that community of place or community of interest) where as a social enterprise is one that could be owned by anyone.