Get Started Giving to Your Church

Faithlife Giving makes it easy to give to your church, set up recurring gifts, and track your giving.

 

Find the giving form.

With Faithlife Giving, churches can accept gifts on their website, on Faithlife.com, via a direct link, or by using text to give. Your church will let you know which of these options they’ve implemented. The giving form is the same, regardless of where it appears.

 

Fill out the giving form.

1. Enter your gift amount. 

You can enter the amount you want to give, as well as designate whether you want your gift to go to one or more specific funds by clicking Add or change funds. By default, your gift is applied to your church’s default giving fund unless you change the designation.

2. Click Next.

If you’re not logged in (with a Faithlife account), the form will prompt you to provide an email address in order to send you a receipt for your gift.

3. Provide your payment information.

If you’re giving for the first time, the form will prompt you to add a payment method. You can give via a credit card or bank account. All major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. You can always change your preferred payment method

Note: All supplied credit card information is transmitted securely (via SSL) and encrypted to ensure compliance with data protection regulations. Please see our privacy policy for more information. 

4. Make your gift recurring (optional).

If you are logged in (with a Faithlife account), you can choose to make your gift recurring by checking the box beside Make this gift recurring. Identify the frequency of your contribution. Recurring gifts can be scheduled on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis. You can always adjust recurring gifts from the Giving portal on Faithlife.com.  

 

5. Finalize your gift.

When you're done, click Give. You will receive an email confirmation with an attached receipt.

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Manage your giving.

If you give without creating a free Faithlife account, you will receive an email confirmation each time you give.

If you give while signed into your free Faithlife account, you will also have access to a giving dashboard where you can view your giving history, manage recurring gifts, and adjust payment and account information. To do so, log in to Faithlife.com and click Giving in the sidebar. 

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Payment method

To add, remove, or edit a payment method, click the button Edit payment methods.

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Recurring Gifts

If you have any recurring gifts set up, they will display at the top of your screen. To make changes to a recurring gift, select it. 

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Open the more options menu image36.png and click Edit. Adjust the recurring gift and click Save. 

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Tax Statements

You can download a yearly tax statement under Statements. Your tax statement will automatically be emailed to you at the end of the year as well.

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Export and view gifts

A report of your giving history—along with an interactive chart—helps you get an overview of your giving. Adjust the data shown with the dropdown menu. You can export a report of your giving history by clicking the Export button. This generates a downloadable CSV file with all your gifts.

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Below your giving trends, individual gifts display. Select a transaction to view additional details about it.

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