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A Simpler Way to Manage Designations and Locations

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How Seacoast Rallied Around Churches in the Louisiana Flood Zone

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Adding Smart Giving to Your Church/Nonprofit's Facebook Page

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How Does My Church's Giving Page Stack Up?

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Get the Most Out of Year-End Giving

Over 30% of all church giving happens during the last 3 months of the year, with 17% in December alone. That's A LOT of generosity, but what if we could raise the percentage with just a little extra planning? Grab our Year-End Giving Bundle to learn how!

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Stabilize Your Church's Budget by Encouraging Recurring Giving

Recurring Giving with Give.Church has the power to stabilize your church's budget.

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Is a Complicated log in Experience impacting your church's giving?

The average American has over 200 separate online logins. That's 200 email + password combinations you need to remember on a regular basis. We think security and simplicity go hand-in-hand. We use Text Verification PINs to make your giver's online experience as simple and secure as possible.

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Our ChMS Includes Online Giving—Should We Use It? 

When it comes to giving, church leaders often opt for whatever’s included in their church management software. Make sure you ask these 3 questions before you default to your ChMS' giving option.

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Giving Away Your Church’s Biggest Offering

Over the last 8 years, Community Christian dedicates the offering from the first weekend of each fiscal year to a ministry outside their own. And it's totally changed the way their church gives.

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Planting a Church? Ask Your Launch Team to Give

Generosity needs to be part of our churches' DNA. That's why we encourage planters to foster a culture of generosity within their launch teams, long before launch Sunday. Check out our tips for doing that with your team!

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What Apple Pay Means for Your Church

Last week, Apple announced that Apple Pay can now be used to make and receive donations. This is big news for churches so we're unpacking how this will grow your church!

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Exponential Challenge: Celebrate Gratitude

While gratitude may not need to be present in order for someone to give, it is necessary if that giving will ever transform into generosity. That's why we challenged Exponential Chicago to practice some gratitude!

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Inside the Offering: Richard Morgan | Church of the Good Samaritan

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Planning Your Church's Year End Giving Campaign

Want to make the most of year-end giving? Your church needs a plan. It doesn’t have to be crazy complicated, but some clear communication, an easy giving solution, and a little forethought can inspire incredible generosity!

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Your Church's 2016 Giving Tuesday Blueprint

Want your church to participate in #GivingTuesday, but not sure how to get started? We’ve got your 2016 Giving Tuesday blueprint ready to go!

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6 Steps to Establish Your Church's Social Media Strategy

Sly King shares practical takeaways and advice from his experience building The Worship Center's online ministry, from the ground up. The final installment in a series of 3.

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Launch: Branden Petersen | Resurrection Life Church

Pastor Branden Peterson describes the journey to launch one of New York City's newest churches.

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Your Church is Online...Now What?

Sly King shares practical takeaways and advice from his experience building The Worship Center's online ministry, from the ground up. 2 in a series of 3.

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Launch: Noah Nickel | King's Church

Meet the people behind one of Cleveland's newest churches—and what it took to get them to launch.

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5 Reasons Why a Year End Giving Strategy Should be Your #1 Priority

Generis shares practical reasons to invest in your church's year end giving strategy!

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What Happens When the Church Loves Generosity

We're joining the Life.Church Open Network in celebrating why #WeLoveTheLocalChurch and what can happen when the church loves generosity!

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Inside the Offering: Dr. Karl Eastlack | Penn-Jersey District of the Wesleyan Church

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Engaging Different Types of Givers in Your Ministry

If you want to create a real and lasting culture of generosity, you need to appeal to the four different types of givers and make the act of giving personal and meaningful to each type.

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Back to Church: Reengaging Your Church Giving This Fall

As families return from the summer months, this is a perfect opportunity for churches to reengage their congregations, equipping them to start giving again.


Inside the Offering: Van Moody | The Worship Center

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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How Seacoast Rallied Around Churches in the Louisiana Flood Zone

With less than 12 hours notice, Seacoast Church raised $20,000 to support the churches and families affected by the floods. See how they did it.

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6 Reasons Smart Giving > PayPal for Churches

PayPal can serve businesses really well. But when it comes to finding a complete giving solution for your church, how does it stack up against Smart Giving?


Church Giving Audit: Are We Communicating with our Givers Relationally or Transactionally?

The language around giving matters—at every level. Assess whether you're fostering a relationship between your givers and your church, or, if you're treating giving more like a transaction.

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ARC Church Mobilizes Giving in Response to Texas Flooding

Knowing it would take thousands of dollars to meet the needs of their devastated community, theCHURCH utilized Smart Giving and asked other churches in the ARC community for their support.

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Celebrating Giving in Our Churches

We celebrate when people make the decision to start their journey with Christ. We celebrate through worship music and baptism. We celebrate making an impact in our community and around the world. Why not celebrate giving too?

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Transitioning to Give.Church

Wondering what it'll look like to switch from your old digital giving provider to Kindrid Smart Giving? Check out our Transitioning to Smart Giving guide to learn how we'll make it a seamless experience.

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Watch: Giving & Generosity in the Church with Rusty Lewis | Generis

In this 15 minute segment, we ask Rusty Lewis questions that get at the heart of what it means to encourage greater giving engagement and generosity in your church.

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Watch: Giving & Generosity in the Church with Jay Fowler | PastorServe

A 15 minute interview with Jay Fowler, Executive Director of the Midwest Region of PastorServe. He shares his heart for pastors and why he believes it's so important for leadership to model generosity.

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Five Dollars: Stories of Big Impact from a Small Gift

We believe generosity changes the world, even if it’s small. That’s why we give away hundreds of $5 Starbucks® cards, asking those who receive to give to another in return. Check out the stories!

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Why generosity isn't zero sum

Is it possible to increase giving and engage new givers? It all starts with the way your church thinks about generosity.

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How does my church's giving page stack up?

Take an honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part church giving audit!

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Transitioning from MinistryGive to Smart Giving

Wondering how to transition your giving from MinistryGive to Smart Giving? Here are some FAQs to get you started.

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Teaching the tithe

What does it mean to teach the tithe? This church doubled down on their commitment to irrational generosity to find out.


Is your church abundance minded or scarcity minded?

The difference in these two mindsets is a good indicator of how your church will respond when it comes time to give.


Church giving audit: Are We Engaging New Givers?

Take an honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part church giving audit!


Talking About Giving as Part of a Tiered Communications Strategy


Giving is: Reflections on the urgency of generosity

Eddo Kim, The Supply's CEO, challenges our tendency to gloss over the urgency of today and cling to the hope of tomorrow, instead of giving NOW.


How Highland Park Church switched to Smart Giving

Highland Park Church switched their church from kiosk and online giving to Smart Giving and saw a 10% increase in new givers. See how they did it!


Church Giving Audit: Do we have these 6 barriers to giving at our church?

Take an honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part Church Giving Audit series.


Updated dashboard design

We redesigned the Kindrid dashboard to better serve our admins and reflect what we believe about giving: it's a relationship, not a transaction!

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Church canceled this winter? Giving doesn't have to be!

We're in the thick of winter and that means that sometimes, church gets cancelled. When it does, can people still give?


BEHIND Kindrid: What motivates us

Our cofounder and CEO shared the vision behind Kindrid during a talk to college kids. Learn what makes us tick and why we think it's so important.

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Church Giving Audit: Do we engage in giving monologues or dialogues?

Take a honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part church giving audit.


Guest Post: Building a relationship through online giving—5 Ways for your church to further engagement

Explore the impact your online giving page could have by examining these 5 tips with the church communication experts at Fishhook!

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Roll out Smart Giving with a special offering

Vintage City Church rolled out Smart Giving as part of a special offering and saw increases in total giving and new givers!


How to use MailChimp to foster better relationships with your givers

We're digging deeper in this on­going series of the best tech tools for church admins. Today we’re turning to MailChimp.


Inside the Offering: Pastor Jeff Manion | Ada Bible Church

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Infographic: Has giving increased in the last 40 years?

We offered a snapshot of how the church offering's evolved over the last 200 years. Now we want to look at how much giving's increased in this new infographic!


Leveraging Instagram for your next church giving campaign

Use these tips and tricks to make the most of Instagram during your church's next giving campaign.

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Infographic: Evolution of the Church Offering

Check out how giving's changed over the last 200+ years in this infographic!


A New Year's resolution worth keeping

Practical tips to turn what may have started as an ambitious and well-­intentioned New Year's resolution into a sustainable lifestyle choice.

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Book Review: The Giver and the Gift, with actionable takeaways for your church

Leverage key takeaways to flip the way your church talks about giving from a transactional monologue to a collaborative dialogue.

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New guide: Choosing the right digital giving solution for my church

Brimming with advice, practical comparisons, and helpful definitions, discover how to choose the right digital giving solution for your church.

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Generosity & gratitude, 3/3: 5 Ways to model gratitude as a church

Need creative ways to thank your givers? 5 ways to express gratitude and reinforce generosity. The final post in a series of three.

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Generosity & gratitude, 2/3: Why you always need to thank your givers

Why do we need to thank the givers in our church? Second in a series of three.

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Generosity & gratitude, 1/3: You can’t have one without the other

What's the relationship between gratitude and generosity and why is it so important to express one just as frequently as the other? First in a series of three.

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Unleash Joy giveaway: See who won 200 Starbucks gift cards!

Want to find out who won 200 Starbucks gift cards and how you can experience the joy of generosity in your own church? Read on.

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3 Ideas for year end giving that inspires year long giving

If you're overwhelmed with year end giving and need ideas to inspire your congregation, we have three that might help!

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Church responds to refugee crisis with irrational generosity

A California church raised over $50,000 through Smart Giving for persecuted refugees. See how they did it.

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7 Ways to activate your church for #GivingTuesday

Wondering how to get your church involved in #GivingTuesday? Check out some of our ideas!

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Millennial givers: 3 takeaways to keep them engaged

Learn how to leverage millennials' unique tendencies to create a robust culture of generosity at your church.

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Unleash generosity across the web with the new Smart Giving Button

Kindrid's unleashing generosity in all new ways with the launch of the Smart Giving Button: now you can give online with the click of the Button.

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Digital giving: Where are we? Where are we going? What should you know?

Kindrid's Co­founder and CEO discusses digital giving with the ECFA. Key takeaways and practical tips are included in this free webinar.

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Theology of Smart Giving: 5 things we believe (Part 2)

The theology behind the technology over 50,000 people use to give.


5 ‘Outside the Box’ Church Fundraising Ideas

Here are some creatives ideas to help you inspire generosity!


Church of the Highlands Smart Giving Rollout

Church of the Highlands did an amazing job rolling out Smart Giving with their givers!

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How a NYC Church Used Smart Giving to Fundraise Their Vision

Redeemer Presbyterian ran a fundraising campaign on Giving Tuesday creatively using Smart Giving. They saw some spectacular results!


Smart Giving by Text Rollout

Bethel Church in California did an awesome job rolling out Smart Giving with their congregation.


Church Community Builder Integration

Smart Giving seamlessly integrates with Church Community Builder (CCB) Church Management software!


New & Improved Church Software Integrations !

A giving tool is only useful when it’s simple for givers and church admins. We think Smart Giving will fit the bill.


Smart Giving Rollout

Lake Hills Church shares their sign up and rollout story using Smart Giving.


Introducing LifeChurch.tv as a Founding Kindrid Partner

Life.Church is one of the most innovative churches in the country, known for YouVersion, The Bible App for Kids, and now, Kindrid Smart Giving.


Giving By Text Now The Preferred Method

New research shows that millennials now say text giving is their preferred method of giving.


Smart Giving Impact

The impact of Smart Giving is in the numbers. Our churches see significant gains in new givers and total giving!


Kindrid + Your App = Seamless Giving

Many Churches have mobile applications, but when you tap the “Give” button, user experience falls apart. Not so with Smart Giving.


Kindrid Giving Case Study

Winston Salem First saw considerable gains in new givers and total giving after rolling out Smart Giving.


How-to-Give Video

Service will never stop after sign up. We created this new resource to ensure just that.


Sharing Text Giving with Your Church

Our cofounder shares the best way to introduce Smart Giving to your congregation.


We Have Partnered Up With Convoy Of Hope

Help us support Convoy of Hope!


Sharing Kindrid!

Are you a decision maker who needs more information about Smart Giving to share with your team? Download our overview!


Raising $33,000 in One Night with Smart Giving

We're often asked how nonprofits can successfully use Smart Giving at one time fundraising events. CARE for AIDS' annual gala is a perfect example.


New Barna Research on Importance of Text Giving for Churches

Barna recently discovered a trend that will make a big difference in your church.


Four Year-End Giving Tips

Cornerstone Church shares their 4 tips for year end giving!


New “How-to-Give” Video

Share Smart Giving with your church using this new instructional video!

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Kindrid + Fellowship One = Cheerfully Simple Giving

Smart Giving seamlessly integrates with Fellowship One Church Management software!


How to Share Smart Giving With Your Church

We're often asked the best way to share Smart Giving with your church. Here's your 5 step guide to rollout success!


What Mobile Giving Means to Your Church - Five Lessons

62% of those between 18­32 give using their phones. Are you making the most of that statistic in your church?


Bridging The Gap Between Good Intentions and Generosity

Why does Kindrid exist? We want to eliminate barriers to giving and equip everyone to give with a single tap.


Partner Spotlight #2: Project Rwanda

Kindrid cofounders rode across the country in 2008 raising $70k for Project Rwanda. Now Project Rwanda is Kindrid's newest partner!


Redeemer City to City

Cities are the epicenter of culture. How do we reach them? Answer: sustainable church planting, like Redeemer City to City’s new campaign, God Loves Cities.


This Simple Little Form is the Only Thing Between

We want to help your church engage new givers and increase giving. Here's how we think we can do it!


Kindrid’s First Birthday and Praxis is Invited!

We're celebrating our first birthday and have some big news about what the next year holds!