Who pays the credit card transaction fees and other banking fees?
AdventistGiving negotiates the lowest possible fees for online giving. There is no cost to the local church or the member. Costs are shared by the local conference (70%), union conference (10%), North American Division (10%), and General Conference (10%).
US Donations: Please consider using a bank account as your payment method to keep costs to a minimum.
- Bank account - 19 cents each
- Debit cards - 0.50% of the amount donated
- Credit cards - 1.90% of the amount donated
Canadian Donations: Please consider using debit cards as your payment method to keep costs to a minimum. Debit card donations may be made using Visa or MasterCard debit cards that correspond with the regular banking cards provided by most Canadian Banks.
- Debit cards - .50% of the amount donated
- Credit cards - Amex 2.93%, Visa 1.19%, MC 1.23% of the amount donated
- ACH is not currently an option