On March 25, Congress unanimously passed the Coronavirus, Aid, Relieve and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). On March 27, the House of Representatives passed the CARES act and President Trump signed it into law on the same day. This allocates $349 billion to relieve the impact of Coronavirus on businesses all across the country.
The question most, if not all, churches are asking is: Do we apply for this assistance and what are the important details?
The short answer from Foley and Lardner LLP is yes, 501(c)(3) non-profits are included.
Below, we’ve distilled and abridged information that Pushpay has gathered…
With churches now fully online for the foreseeable future, the traditional method of giving through offering baskets isn’t available.
Switching from physical giving to digital giving may be an adjustment for some members in your congregation, but it doesn’t have to be radically disruptive. In fact, it can introduce new and more efficient ways for your congregation to give.
Your job as church leaders is really simple: Point members to the giving page and show them how easy it is to give.
Below, we’ve outlined four great ways for your members to continue giving to your church during this time.
Setting up a Pronto account for you, your church administration and your church congregation is a simple process that only takes 5 minutes
Follow this X part guide and if you have any questions, please feel free to connect with us here
Step 1: Go to Prontogiving.com
Log on to Prontogiving.com
Step 2: Basic info
Begin filling out your:
Step 3: Select price tier
Now you choose the plan that’s right for you and your church. If you’re not sure which one is right for you, give us a call. …
At Pronto, we’re committed to resourcing you with the most relevant, helpful information–especially with the recent limitations on gatherings and the shift to fully digital services.
To help churches make this transition, we’ve partnered with our friends at Churchfront who have developed a really simple way to set up your church’s livestream.
Even if you already have a system in place, check out their helpful insights to tweak and level up your online gatherings.
If you have any questions about setting up Pronto, your Pronto account or other how-to’s connect with us here.
First, you need a computer to act…