Ecclesiastical charities

A number of ecclesiastical charities have for many years awarded grants in support of the work of the Church of England in the Bristol area. Parishes and, in some cases, other bodies are encouraged to apply.

Bristol Archdeaconry Charity

Parishes from Bristol deaneries and Kingswood & South Glos can apply once a year (26 September). Download an application form here.
Clerk: Mrs Anne Maddox ASCL.Charity@btconnect.com  

  

St Matthias Trust

The Foundation’s primary objective is the advancement of education in the Dioceses of Bath & Wells, Bristol and Gloucester, with a preference for higher and further education; such education contributing to the advancement of the Church of England.

Deadlines to apply: 31 st May and 30th September. Download an application form here.
Clerk: Mrs Karine Prescott stmatthiastrust@bristoldiocese.org

    

St Thomas Ecclesiastical Charity

Parishes and bodies serving the city of Bristol can apply with a particular emphasis on those areas serving where these is greatest need.
Clerk: Mr Christopher Jones christopher.jones@harris-harris.co.uk

  

Temple Ecclesiastical Charity

Parishes from Bristol deaneries and Kingswood & South Glos can apply at different points during the year.
Clerk: Mr Roger James randwjames@care4free.net