Grants for Ordinands
Cleaver Ordination Candidates' Fund
The Cleaver Ordination Candidates Fund exists for the support and encouragement of Anglican ordinands committed to an orthodox understanding of the catholic priesthood and to urge the importance of continuing sound theological learning amongst the clergy.
The Fund offers:
Book grants for ordinands in each year of formal pre-ordination training;
Grants to clergy for postgraduate study;
Book grants, library subscriptions, etc., for clergy ordained for ten years or more, to encourage continuing theological study;
Grants to clergy for sabbatical study which involves serious academic research and writing;
Grants to support candidates exploring a vocation to the priesthood and undertaking a parish placement as part of this process
- Society for the Relief of Poor Clergymen - distributes some funds on behalf of Mabledon, for evangelical clergy/accredited lay ministers during a difficult personal time.
- Ministers in Training (MIT) fund grants for ordinands to provide financial assistance during training.
Download an information sheet, application form and budget form. Please be sure to read the information sheet, which includes conditions for receiving a grant, before completing an application form. Applications are considered three times a year, and should be submitted by the end of September, January or, (for students who are not in their final year), April.
The Richards Trust [SPCK]
The Richards trust is a fund administered by SPCK, with the purpose of assisting ordinands in financial need. It is a contingency fund to help ordinands who fall into financial difficulty during the course of their training.
Grants toward living expenses, books, placement expenses and unforeseen circumstances.
St Boniface Trust
The Trust is a small charity established to advance the Christian Religion in accordance with the principles of the Anglican faith in all parts of the world, especially for the provision of education and training of clergy and lay people by the award of scholarships and maintenance allowance or any purpose concerning their spiritual or temporal welfare.
The Trust is governed by St Boniface Council and its trustees meet 4 times a year.