Bell Restoration Fund

The Bell Restoration Fund of the Ely DA (Registered Charity No. 266574) provides grant and loan funding for churches and other authorities in the Diocese of Ely to provide, maintain and improve the bells and their installations, bell towers and training facilities.

To make a financial donation to the fund, please send it to the Association's Treasurer. If you would like to send your donation as a bank transfer, you can do this via the Ely DA General Account. Please ask the Association Treasurer, General Secretary or any District Secretary for the account details.

If you are a tax payer within the United Kingdom then any donation is eligible for Gift Aid. A Gift Aid declaration form is available to download here. No signature is required in this document, which can be completed electronically using Adobe Reader DC and returned to the Association Treasurer by email (

By completing a Gift Aid form, and sending it with your donation, we can arrange for the HM Inland Revenue to add the gift aid for every pound you give.

Details of grants made from the bell fund can be found here; reports from the Bell Adviser are here.

The rules governing the Bell Restoration Fund can be found here, and the Policies and Procedures which supplement the rules are here.

An application form for a grant and/or loan (revised December 2019) is available to view and download here, Please contact the General Secretary with any queries or for any further information..