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Welcome to the Finance pages of the Diocese of London

Within these pages you will find support with all the common areas of the financial management of parishes. If you are looking for specific guidance please click on the relevant heading below or select “All Pages” for an index of all the topics covered here. In addition to these pages the Diocese has dedicated Finance Advisers to support you with your finance and stewardship; you can find their contact details here.

Common Fund

The Diocese of London is primarily funded by Common Fund. Common Fund is money given by every parish to provide and support clergy, and to further our work in every parish, across London.

For further information on Common Fund please click here.

Finance Newsletter

To receive updates and useful resources from our finance advisors, please subscribe to the diocesan newsletter ‘Money Matters’: Sign up here


Annual Accounts & Reports
Common Fund
Employment and Pensions
External Guidance
Financial Procedures
Funeral Fees for services held in crematoria
Gift Aid & GASDS
Loans & Grants
Money Matters (Finance Newsletter)
New Treasurers
Parish Giving Scheme
Parish Vacancy (Sequestration)
Property & Rentals

If you cannot find the topic you are looking above you can find all our pages here. If you’d like to speak to someone about your church’s finances you can contact the finance adviser for your area; their details can be found here.

Diocesan Finances

The finances of the Diocese of London are managed by the London Diocesan Fund (LDF) which is a Company Limited by Guarantee and registered in England, Company Registration Number 150856.
The LDF is also a Registered Charity, number 241083.
VAT Registration Number 444 0847 52.

Click on this link for the Published accounts for the London Diocesan Fund.


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