A breakdown of donor management settings

Your organization can restrict and/or enable a variety of donor self-management features via eCatholic Payments. The settings described in this article dictate the actions donors can or cannot take when they log in to their account to manage their recurring gifts.

Edit these settings as you wish to enable donor self-management with your eCatholic Payments account!

How to access Payments Settings and enable donor self-management

To access/edit the following Payments Settings, log in to your eCatholic website and click 1)  Admin > 2) Settings > 3) Payments (illustrated above).

Here's a breakdown of each setting:

1

Auto Send Donor Account Creation Emails

Set to Yes if you'd like new donors to automatically receive an email prompting them to create a donor account, which in turn would enable them to manage their own recurring transaction(s). The email will be sent when a donor first sets up a recurring transaction with your organization.

2

Donor Can Change Amount

Set to Yes if you'd like donors to have the ability to change (i.e., increase or decrease) the dollar amount of their recurring transaction(s). Set to Increase Only if you'd like to disable donors' ability to decrease the dollar amount of their recurring transaction(s).

3

Donor Can Change Frequency

Set to Yes if you'd like donors to have the ability to change the frequency of a recurring transaction. (e.g., Change frequency from monthly to weekly.)

4

Donor Can Change Status

Set to Yes if you'd like donors to have the ability to pause or unpause a recurring transaction.

5

Donor Can Change Payment Type

Set to Yes if you'd like donors to have the ability to change the payment type associated with a recurring transaction. (e.g., Change payment type from credit card to ACH.)

After editing any Payments Settings, be sure to click the green Save/Publish button to apply the changes to your account.

Next step: Send account creation emails

Once you've configured your donor management settings, move on to the next step:  Send account creation emails to your donors.

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