Accept your parish’s collections and appeals online 24/7. Financial contributions are the primary source of funds for Catholic churches, so it’s critical your parishioners can easily and securely give online to your parish. With Online giving for Catholic parishes, you receive donations directly from your website. Parish Data System is pleased to partner with Vanco Payment Solutions as our preferred service provider for all donations and payment processing services. In PDS, your collections are always customizable, secure, and available. Parish online giving solutions from PDS make giving simple and straightforward.
Abundant, the Catholic Parish eGiving solution in PDS, offers giving via text, mobile, online, and so much more.
Overcome traditional hurdles in eGiving with Abundant, the most robust Catholic online giving platform in PDS. Catholic donation software allows members to give at their convenience – 24/7 with flexible payment and mobile options. Abundant in PDS can help you raise money online for specific appeals, such as the Bishop’s appeal, building fund, or mission trip. With no monthly fees, Abundant is an affordable option to give your parish flexibility and allow your parishioners to connect, engage, and continue on their spiritual journey together.
Customizable Giving Forms
Abundant eGiving has been designed specifically for Catholic churches and dioceses. In addition to featuring multiple payment methods, Abundant also has customizable giving forms to engage your parishioners fully. Each form can have a unique look and tailored messaging for your parish’s different activities and appeals. Create looks to match your website, dioceses, or parish activities. You can also embed your parish’s online egiving forms directly on your parish website.
Text giving is another option we’ve made simple for both parishioners and visitors alike to use. Increase engagement by encouraging them to donate via text while the collection plates are passed during Mass. Simply setting up a keyword and sharing it with the parish will allow donors to text the keyword to a number and then choose their donation method. They can save the donation method for future giving as well.
Online Giving through the Parish Life Parishioner Portal
PDS is proud to offer Parish Life, a parishioner portal that integrates with Abundant giving your parishioners an additional way to give online. When a parishioner logs into their Parish Life portal, they will see a Give Now button that displays your parish’s Abundant giving form. Parishioners can also view their contribution history through the Parish Life portal, as well as view Mass times and parish activities, view and edit their profile and privacy settings, view their parish directory, and more.
Privacy and Security
Our software keeps donor information secure and private with password-protected online access.
- Staff members must sign in with a username and password before they can view any giving data.
- A staff administrator creates the staff member accounts and sets up their passwords. (Staff can then change their own password)
ACS Technologies is PCI Level 1 compliant, which means we maintain the strictest security measures.
A merchant account is required to process and receive payments via your parish online giving app. You can sign up for a Vanco merchant account here. Or if you need additional details, please contact an eGiving Consultant.
Want More Information?
Interested in learning more about other solutions for Catholic parishes and dioceses? Take a look at our most recent church management app, Realm. It has all your favorite features rolled into one solution, including giving.
Let’s connect and find the best solution for you! Or call us at 1-800-892-5202.