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Last updated 18th May 2020


In the wider charitable sector, new forms of giving are growing fast. This is particularly true amongst younger givers, but many older givers give through digital giving portals and many individuals and organisations use sites like, JustGiving and Virgin Money Giving to receive donations.

We have now created online giving accounts with, the digital giving portal of Stewardship, to enable people to give online to some of the restricted funds of the Blackburn Diocesan Board of Finance Limited. 

Giving online enables you to:

  • give without needing cash,
  • If you are a taxpayer you can also make a gift aid declaration at the same time
  • choose whether to let us know your name or remain anonymous if you prefer
  • give before or after an event if it wasn't convenient at the time

To give to any of the following funds, please click the appropriate 'Donate Now' button.   

Bishop’s Ordination Fund

As part of Vision 2026 we are committed to growing vocations and increasing the number of ordinands and curates in training.  The Bishop’s Ordination Fund helps to fund the grants made to assist with living and removal cost of those in training. 

You can donate to the Bishop’s Ordination Fund by clicking the ‘Donate Now’ button.

Bishop's Ordination Fund

Bishop’s Harvest Appeal

Each year the Bishop nominates specific charities to receive the proceeds of the Harvest Appeal.  The 2020 beneficiary will be Tearfund

You can donate to the Bishop’s Harvest appeal by clicking the ‘Donate Now’ button.

Harvest Appeal

Visitation Charity 2019

Vision 2026 commits us to knowing the Scriptures better through reading, teaching, praying and studying.  Offerings received during the 2019 visitations will be going to the Bible Society, who are on a global mission to offer the Bible to every man, woman and child and help connect people to the word of God.

You can donate to the Visitation Charity ‘Bible Society’ by clicking the ‘Donate Now’ button.

Bible Society

Parish Vision Fund

The Parish Vision Fund is able to make grants to parishes to help with work that is furthering Vision 2026.  You can find more information about the Parish Vision Fund as well as application forms for parishes requiring assistance here.

You can donate to support the work of the Parish Vision Fund by clicking the ‘Donate Now’ button.

Parish Vision Fund




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