Kindrid for Church Giving
Text to Give
If you do a search for ‘online giving for churches’ you will find dozens of companies and solutions to choose from. Most, if not all, of these solutions will have the ability to use a custom website for visitors to enter their billing information and make a contribution. However, only some of them will also offer a Text to Give solution, which is the ability to make a contribution using text message (SMS), which is SUPER convenient.
What you will also find, is that many of these providers are not merchants themselves. Meaning, they will likely be using a third party merchant service like WePay or Stripe. This allows them to keep their focus on the site’s functionality and keep their prices low for churches. The only company (at the time of this post) that does offer their own in-house merchant services is eChurch also known as PushPay.
So why choose Kindrid?
Well it’s very simple. They are the ONLY service that has prioritized integration with a particular Church Management and Accounting system called PowerChurch.
One of the most important aspects of a church giving solution is how your church staff will record its Accounts Receivables and report them at the end of the year. So when it comes to church giving and transitioning all that information to your AR software, it has to be easy and accurate.
What makes Kindrid stand out is just how simple it is to export the donations and import them into PowerChurch. Without getting into all the details (see Kindrid & PowerChurch for more info), let me just say that it’s not as simple as exporting a CSV and changing a few column headers. The data is organized in a very specific way in PowerChurch and in order to prevent hours of manual inputs, the integration has to be done well. And after testing about a half dozen other solutions, no one came even close to how well Kindrid does this. Thank you Kindrid!
Security, Security, Security
Now don’t get me wrong, all of these platforms must be secure and PCI compliant or they couldn’t be in business, but what is different about Kindrid is that they don’t use passwords. Yes, that’s right, they don’t use passwords. They use a modern method of authentication which means you don’t have to ‘know’ something; like your password. You must ‘have’ something in order to login. What you must have is a cell phone with SMS capability (NO SMARTPHONE REQUIRED). So for the end user, it is super easy to login and super easy to use, since all your interactions with the product can be done via text messaging.
We recommend Kindrid for churches who are currently looking for a giving solution. And we highly recommend that you test it and make sure it fits your church. Let us know if you need help implementing a giving solution for your church.
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