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February 3, 2021

Grants to help Scottish churches and chapels in need of urgent repair

CHURCHES, chapels and meeting houses in Scotland needing funding for urgent repairs and maintenance are being encouraged to apply for grants.The National Churches Trust is administering a £60,000 fu...


January 28, 2021

ACIE to host webinar on ‘Receipts and Payments Accounts’

THE Association of Charity Independent Examiners – ACIE – is hosting a webinar on ‘Receipts and Payments Accounts’ in February.One of ACAT’s longstanding Partners in Min...


January 25, 2021

ACAT members raise £6,500 for their churches in just nine months

ACAT members have raised nearly £6,500 for their own churches in the space of just nine months.Last April, ACAT launched a partnership with fundraising website easyfundraising to make the process of...


January 19, 2021

Ecclesiastical’s Trust130 scheme continues to help churches financially

ACAT is acutely aware that the global pandemic has hit churches hard in innumerable different ways. And finances have taken a particularly serious knock. Quite apart from the fact that no cong...


January 8, 2021

And the winner is… Grace Community Church.

Congratulations to Grace Community Church for winning a £100 donation in our recent easyfundraising competition.  The church, which is based in Edenbridge in Kent, intends to put the money towa...


January 4, 2021

The Charity Commission announces free webinars for church treasurers

THE Charity Commission has announced a series of free hour-long webinars which have been tailored to help church treasurers and trustees. A webinar entitled ‘Good Governance in Churches: Exp...


December 18, 2020

ACAT launches 2021 training schedule

ACAT is delighted to open bookings for our first online training sessions of 2021. Being a Treasurer: The Basics will launch our new year’s schedule in late January. Limited places have n...


December 7, 2020

Five chapters of ACAT’s handbook now updated

SEVERAL chapters of ACAT’s handbook have been updated to ensure that church treasurers of all denominations remain fully briefed.The handbook is written to provide guidance for treasurers and o...


December 2, 2020

National Churches Trust Christmas Carol Concert to take place online

THE National Churches Trust’s online Christmas Carol Concert will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday, December 16, at 7.30pm – with the event being headlined by Bill Bryson, Huw Edwards an...


November 27, 2020

Liberty Accounts launches ‘Prepayments Scheduler’ tool to help treasurers

Liberty Accounts has launched a new tool called ‘Prepayments Scheduler’ which is intended to make the lives of church treasurers even more straightforward. The company – which is one...


November 12, 2020

easyfundraising launches £100 prize to help ACAT members during Covid-19

easyfundraising has launched a new £100 prize draw specifically to help ACAT members during the pandemic.Since it launched in 2005, easyfundraising has helped thousands of good causes raise free mon...


October 23, 2020

ACAT’s first-ever Virtual Conference attended by hundreds of delegates

ACAT’s first ever online conference has enabled hundreds of delegates from across the country to delve further into the worlds of faith, finance, law and technology.Between Monday, October 5, a...


September 30, 2020

CCLA to discuss its response to Covid-19 at ACAT conference

ACAT is delighted that Ed Christian, Client Relationship Manager at CCLA, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at our 2020 conference. Ed’s webinar entitled “Investing before, during and after a pa...


September 18, 2020

ACAT reveals Sponsors for our 2020 Virtual Conference

ACAT is truly delighted to announce the sponsors for our 2020 virtual conference. CCLA – the UK’s leading fund manager for Christian churches and charities – has returned as the even...


September 4, 2020

And the winner is… Whiteshill Evangelical Church

Congratulations to Whiteshill Evangelical Church for winning a £100 donation in our recent easyfundraising competition.   The church intends to put the money towards a large roof repair bill...


August 29, 2020

Book early for ACAT’s first-ever ‘Virtual’ Conference – to avoid disappointment

ACAT is urging church treasurers to book places for our 2020 Virtual Conference “at the earliest opportunity” to avoid disappointment following the great success of our first online courses. These...


August 22, 2020

ACAT launches first online conference with a host of high-profile speakers

OUTSTANDING speakers from the worlds of finance, faith, law and digital will bring their expertise to bear for church treasurers at the ACAT 2020 Conference, entitled “The Challenge of Change &...


August 13, 2020

ACAT officially opens bookings for our first online training sessions

ACAT is delighted to announce that places can now be booked on our first ever online training sessions. Our popular Being a Treasurer: The Basics will become the first course to be available via w...


July 23, 2020

ACAT launches Virtual Courses for the first time

ACAT will launch some of its courses online for the first time later in 2020. These live webinars will enable church treasurers of all denominations to train virtually regardless of where they liv...


July 22, 2020

Grants up to £50,000 now available for churches

GRANTS up to £50,000 are being made available for churches and Christian charities to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 crisis. The fund has been launched by the...