Online Giving

Accept Donations 24/7/365

Simple, Secure & Convenient

Recurring & One Time Gifts

Strengthen Stewardship

Solutions:Church, School, Diocese

Online Giving enables your church, school, or diocese to receive payments and donations directly from your website. Strengthen stewardship by providing simple, secure and convenient online donation options including recurring and one time gifts. PDS is pleased to partner with Vanco Services, LLC as our preferred service provider for Online Giving. All donations and payment processing services from Vanco integrate seamlessly with PDS Office modules. Let your parishioners give anytime of the day, 365 days out of the year.

Key Features

Vanco Services is an experienced PCI Level 1 Compliant Service Provider that works with over 12,000 churches nationwide.

An 'Online Giving' button or text link is added to your website that links to a secure webpage that allows anyone to set up and manage one-time or recurring donations or payments. They’ll receive an email confirmation (as long as they provide an email address) and you’ll receive the funds deposited directly into your organization’s bank account.

See below for key features of the Online Giving solution from Vanco.


  • Anyone can set up and manage their recurring and one-time donations and view a complete online giving history


  • Accept ACH (checking or savings account)
  • Accept all major credit and debit cards


  • Easily import online donations and payments to post in PDS
  • Use envelope/family ID number to match online donations to family records


  • Establish an unlimited number of funds
  • Accept online registrations and payments for Faith Formation classes, camps and other activities
  • Accept online pledges


  • Detailed reports of online transactions and deposits are available online 24/7
  • For your convenience, individual funds and payments are listed separately


  • An optional field can be added that allows contributions to be made "in memory of" or "in honor of" someone or something


  • Vanco clients with an Online Giving page can activate a scaled-down, smart phone-friendly version of their online giving page at no additional charge


Click on any of the links below to view and test an Online Giving page from Vanco Services. Enter as many transactions as you’d like—the information you submit will not be processed. These demos are designed to give you an idea of what your parishioners will experience after they visit your website and click on an ‘Online Giving’ link. Your organization will be able to customize the appearance and content of your Online Giving page.


Visit Vanco Services to view pricing.

How Do I Sign Up?

Clients will need to sign up with Vanco Services to use this solution. Complete the requested information on the Vanco Services Sign Up page to start the enrollment process.

additional tools
  • Connect with your members online. PDS Connects™ is a Web-based companion to your church database, giving your members and staff access to vital information over the Internet creating an online directory.
  • Enable online enrollment and ticket sales. Online Event and Ticketing management enables you to effectively manage all kinds of classes, events or shows.
  • Quickly locate entries in your written registers and help preserve your valuable sacramental records with the optional Sacramental Register add-on feature. The PDS Sacramental Register™ provides a searchable electronic database of all your sacramental records.
  • CASS certify mailing addresses on your own schedule over the Internet with PDS CASS It!, an optional add-on feature to the PDS Office programs.
  • Automatically order background checks.  Get peace of mind and save time by automatically ordering background checks through SecureSearch™.  This feature is integrated into your PDS Office programs, saving you data entry time!
  • Quickly reach out to your members. Send automated telephone messages quickly and easily to people in your database with PhoneTree. Use the Phone Tree interface in PDS Church Office to easily take any group of records in your search results to your
  • Get anytime, anywhere access to all your data. PDS OnDemand™ is a flexible and secure hosted solution that enables you to use all of your PDS desktop software whenever and wherever you need to.
complete support and training


  • Vanco provides personalized telephone training, ongoing support, helpful tips, bulletin messages and marketing materials - all at no cost!
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