FINANCIAL SUPPORT POLICY

Objectives of the Financial Support Fund

“The objects of the Company (hereinafter called “the Charity”) are the advancement of the religion of Christian Science, and the ministry of spiritual healing in accordance with its teachings, by providing financial support for the profession of Christian Science nursing generally by means of pecuniary or other assistance to persons who are or have been Christian Science Nurses.”

The Financial Support Policy below shows the range of assistance we can provide. For conference funding, please use the specific Conference Funding Application Form. Otherwise apply using the Financial Support Application Form, or contact the Administrator for help.

Financial Support Fund Policy

Training Fund Policy

Financial Support Application Form – Word

Financial Support Application Form – PDF

Conference Funding Application Form – Word

Conference Funding Application Form – PDF

Training Fund Application Form – Word

Training Fund Application Form – PDF

TRAINING FUND POLICY

Objectives of the Training Fund

To support Christian Science healing by assisting financially members of The Mother Church to prepare for the ministry of Christian Science nursing in accordance with the Church Manual By-law, Art. VIII, Sect. 31, Christian Science Nurse. This financial support shall be directed principally towards, but not limited to, those who live and/or wish to work in the UK.

See the Training Fund Policy for details. You can apply using the Training Fund Application Forms, or contact the administrator for guidance.

Means-tested Grants

Some Financial Support or Training grants are means-tested, as stated in the policies. For these, your application needs to include declaration of finances. If individual trustees have a conflict of interest regarding a specific grant, they abstain from taking part in the PTCSN Board’s decision on it.

Privacy Policy

You will be aware of the new GDPR data protection regulations in place from 25th May 2018. The following Privacy Policy summarises what personal data we hold and why.

The Christian Science Nurses Fund (PTCSN) is the ‘Data Controller’ and may be contacted via the administrator at PO Box 1664, Northampton, NN2 1JH, telephone 01604 870977 or email administrator@ptcsn.org.uk. We use personal data for the legitimate interest of the charity in its activities as a benevolent fund for Christian Science nurses.

We hold your contact details for the following purposes: informing you of a grant decision, mailing newsletters, updating you on charitable benefits or administrative changes. We would never sell or give this information to a third party for marketing or commercial purposes.

Any sensitive personal data that you provide to us on application forms is used solely for the purpose of evaluating grants. We treat this data confidentially and would never sell it, nor give it to a third party for marketing or commercial purposes, nor share it with another beneficiary. In some cases we may share relevant aspects of the application with another party such as Christian Science facility or other Fund in order to ensure accuracy and the proper use of charity funds.

We do not store information about visitors of our website, other than a message and contact email if you send us an enquiry.

You have the right to request the information we hold about you, to ask for rectification, removal, or withdrawal of consent, or to make a complaint.

Please contact the Administrator if you have any questions or concerns.