Q: How can funds be withdrawn directly from my account?
A: Only with your authorization. Nobody can deduct money from your account electronically unless you specifically authorize it.
Q: Are electronic contributions risky?
A: No. An electronic contribution is safer than writing a check, and it can't be lost, stolen or destroyed in the mail. To sign up for eGive you are only giving information that is already printed on your check. National laws, rules, and guidelines govern all Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) transactions. Over four billion EFT transactions are processed annually in the United States. When you follow our link to the eGive website, you will notice the address returns the https URL indicating the site is secure.
Q: Is there any charge to me from my bank to give online?
A: No. Electronic funds transfers carry no bank fees and this service is free.
Q: Does giving online cost the church money?
Yes. Our banks do charge a small percentage for each online transaction. Fees vary on the type of transaction you choose to use. To reduce the costs of your online gifts, please consider the following information:
- Credit / Debit Card Transactions = fees can be up to 1.8%
- Directly from Bank Account (ACH) = fees are only $.20/transaction
- Either method can be chosen during the online giving process
Q: Can I setup automatic recurring gifts?
Yes. To help you remember to give regularly, you can setup an automated recurring gift at the interval of your choice.
(Monthly, Quarterly or Yearly)
Q: Can I change or cancel my recurring gift?
No problem. Just login to your account and update your Giving Profile. It’s that easy. There is no need to contact the church office about these changes; they will be automatically applied.
Q: Who do I talk to if I have more questions?
A: For more information, feel free to email our EGive Administrator @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Can I make a one time gift without creating an account?
Yes. E-Give allows you to give to our church with a one time gift by filling out a simple form on the following website: E-Give One time Giving