Automate your giving with recurring schedules

Using a Giving Fund (donor-advised fund) gives you the ability to set up recurring gift and grant schedules that automatically provide a rhythm of support for your favorite causes.

Whether you’re passionate about fighting human trafficking, empowering your local church, sharing the gospel, or even funding secular charities like hospitals or your alma mater, recurring schedules are the perfect way to simplify your giving and let NCF take the ongoing administrative hassles off your plate.

You can schedule credit card or eCheck (bank account) gifts into your fund weekly, biweekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually. And though we always encourage people to make tax-smart gifts of non-cash assets when possible, these quick cash contributions are still a great way to ensure your fund balance is ready for grantmaking to your favorite charities.

Setting up recurring schedules to support your favorite charities is great if you want to support your local church, but you don’t want to put physical checks in the offering plate or if you want someone else (namely, NCF) to manage these details for you.

Gifts into your fund

  • Log in, and go to the Give page
  • Select a gift type
  • Choose a dollar amount
  • Select a recurring option (anything other than “one time”), and select start/end dates for your new schedule
  • If you are adding a new payment method, you’ll be asked to save it as a “saved giving option” that will be used for this new recurring schedule
  • Click the blue “submit” button

Grants to charities

  • Log in, and go to the Grant page
  • Select one of your favorite charities, or search to find a new one
  • Enter a dollar amount and the recurring option, and select the frequency and start/end dates of your new schedule
  • Click the blue “submit” button

Updates to existing schedules

It’s fast and easy to update, extend, or cancel your recurring gift or grant schedules anytime from your desktop or tablet device (not available on mobile phones).

  • Log in, and go to the Activity page
  • Navigate to the My grants tab on the left bar
  • Select “Recurring schedules” from the three options in the center of the page
  • View all your schedules and sort by their status (active or completed)
  • To change a payment schedule, click the “edit” button and modify details, or click “cancel” to delete the schedule completely

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