Common Fund

The work of the Diocese throughout all of its parishes and congregations is funded in a variety of ways. The video below explains where the funding comes from and how it is spent.

The majority of the income of the Diocese of Exeter comes from the generosity of congregations through the Common Fund. This co-operation allows for the Diocese truly to be the Church of England in Devon for everyone.

Please see our Common Fund Leaflet 2022

You can also print individual pages of the leaflet to print and display in your churches (recommended A4)

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The Common Fund contributes to the costs of our stipendiary clergy, including stipends, pensions, housing and training.

Common Fund April 2023 

2023 Common Fund Requests by Deanery Nov 2022

2023 Common Fund – Basis of Assessment

Common Fund and Parish Appointments

Participant Number Assessments

Participants 2017-2022 by Deanery (Updated Dec 22)