Our fundraising support resources for your church

01 May 2023

We know that raising those all-important funds for your church isn’t always easy. We want to offer practical support and guidance to help you fundraise successfully. Working with fundraising specialists, we have developed a range of resources to help you apply for grants and ask for funds.

The following resources will provide you and your church with fundraising tools that can assist your church and its community.

Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public is also available from the Charities Regulator.

Top tips for fundraising

Key steps and suggestions for you and your church to take for successful fundraising.

See our top tips

List of top grant funders

A collated list of the top funders that support churches and are currently offering grants.

Find funding

Researching possible donors and funders

Research into possible donors and funders is at the core of successful fundraising. We have developed some useful tips for you and your church to consider when looking for funders.

Research donors and funders

Checklist for grant applications

After researching possible funders and grants for your church, use this checklist to identify some key elements to consider before making an application.

See our checklist

Case for support guidance for churches

Regardless of which funder or donor you approach, you will need to have a clear and compelling case for support. We have developed some useful tips to help you and your church when writing this important document.

Develop a case for support

Outputs and outcomes guidance

These words (outputs and outcomes) appear frequently in the world of fundraising and are key to writing clear funding applications. Our tips will help you and your church to understand the difference.

See outputs and outcomes guidance