Sources for External Funding

Please find below a number of documents gathered to help treasurers seek external funding for various projects and opportunities:

Joseph Rank Trust

  • There is a misconception that this is a Methodist fund. It is not! However, it does have a separate application process that Methodist applicants should follow.
  • Purpose is to “advance the Christian Faith and Further the Kingdom of God”
  • They will not fund organs, glass or bells!
  • They will fund disabled access, kitchens etc. where value to the community can be demonstrated.
  • Follow the guidance very carefully and if in double phone to ask for advice.
  • Application should clearly state how the community will benefit.


Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes


Lincs grant matrix 2015 word document
(for updated information click here

Lincs CVS contacts PDF file

(for updated infomration click here

Spring 2015 Newsletter from The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)
(for updated local information click here

Living Stones is a registered charity comprising a group of approachable 
and friendly Christian professionals drawn from a variety of disciplines 
who have come together to meet the needs of churches in transition.  
Their website is 


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