Stewardship, Gift Aid and Legacies

Vestries are encouraged to undertake regular stewardship reviews.  Contact should be made with diocesan offices to identify what assistance and advice is available in undertaking such reviews.

Gift Aid
Further information regarding the operation of Gift Aid and the Responsibilities of the Gift Secretary is available here.

Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme
The Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (“GASDS”) allows charities to claim a Gift Aid like “top up” payment on certain small cash donations.  A Guide to the Scheme and how it is likely to apply to most churches within the Scottish Episcopal Church is available here.

Guidance regarding legacies and information on how to leave a legacy in a Will to the Church is available here.