Oversight of the Charity is vested in the Court of Assistants, who are the Trustees of the Charity. The Court of Assistants currently meets at least eleven times a year in order to transact all the grant-making and other principal business of the Charity.
The members of the Court of Assistants are elected each year by the Governors of the Sons & Friends of the Clergy at the Annual General Court in accordance with the Royal Charter. The Court of Assistants can co-opt others to its number pending formal election at the Annual General Court.
The officers of the Charity are elected by the Governors at the Annual General Court.