Sylvanus Lyson’s Charity

One-off grants for Church of England clergy in the Diocese of Gloucester. The charity also gives grants to the partners of deceased clergy in the area.

Grants are given for educational or training purposes or to help with the costs of essential items. 

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

You may be able to apply if you are in financial need and are:

  • a Church of England clergy member of the Diocese of Gloucester

  • a partner of a clergy member who has died

How to apply?

Download an application form from Sylvanus Lysons Charity website

Applications are considered three times a year, in March, June and November. Please visit the website to see the next meetings dates. The charity needs to receive your application three weeks before the date to consider it at the next meeting. 

The charity will contact you within a month of the meeting to update you on the outcome of your application.

Contact details

Mr A Holloway, Taynton's Solicitors
8-12 Clarence Street

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