Discretionary Fund Policies
Clergy “Discretionary Funds” are church-owned funds utilized by clergy for pious and charitable purposes to relieve the indigent and to provide for parishioners in need. They are established by Church Canon, III.9.6(b)(6) for this purpose.
Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church (Church Canon, III.9.6(b)(6) can be found on page 140)
See also: Episcopal Church Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs (Chapter 5)