The John Rice Charity


History of the Charity
Criteria for Grants
Application Procedure
Application Form






Useful links


Christians Against Poverty


Christians Against Poverty is a national debt counselling charity with a network of 160 centres based in local churches.

Corporation of the Sons of the Clergy
The Friends of the Clergy Corporation


These two charities are, between them, able to give financial help for wide-ranging purposes to clergy of the Anglican Communion, their widows/ widowers, separated or divorced spouses and dependent children.

Crosslight Debt Advice

Crosslight Debt Advice is an independent debt and money advice charity. It is part of the William Wilberforce Trust and offers free advice, education, practical assistance and ongoing support. Crosslight has centres in Hammersmith and South Kensington and is experienced in offering advice to clergy.

English Clergy Association

A source of news, views and information (including grants for holidays).


St. Luke’s Healthcare for Clergy

Free healthcare for clergy of the Anglican Communion, active and retired, stipendiary and non stipendiary, their spouses, widows/widowers and dependent children.

Society for the Relief of Poor Clergy

Grants are made to help meet the following categories of need: bereavement, illness, removals, repairs to property, family support to enable children to attend Christian holidays and young people to participate in a ‘ministry experience’ during a gap year before university, other special needs.

The Society of Mary & Martha

Offers modestly priced retreats, accommodation for sabbaticals, and a ‘safe space’ for clergy in times of crisis.

Labyrinth Technology Ltd

The trustees are grateful to Labyrinth Technology Ltd for their assistance in setting up this site. Labyrinth have a close association with a number of religious organisations in the City of London and are very happy to give help and advice to such organisations and their staff.


Registered charity no. 289926