ACS Pay Plus, a product within Access ACS, lets members and guests give gifts and pay for event registration online.

With ACS Pay Plus, you can:

  • Set up recurring or one-time donations
  • Accept online payments for events
  • Accept ACH, all major credit cards, and debit cards
  • Create an unlimited number of funds
  • Let contributors view their contribution statements
  • Allow  contributors to use mobile giving
  • Easily import online donations to post in your ACS database

ACS Pay Plus uses Access ACS to facilitate payments with your ACS software.

 

Download the entire ACS Pay Plus Packet.

What You Need To Sign Up For A Merchant Account

Before you begin the sign up process for ACS Pay Plus, make sure you have the following documents on hand:

  • A voided check to verify your organization's routing and account numbers
  • A copy of the first page of your organization's bank statement
  • Your organization’s Federal Tax ID number and Legal Name as it appears on current IRS records

After you complete the online sign up process, Vanco will e-mail you asking you to submit the first two items listed above along with the Authorization & Representations page. This is the signature page you sign after you've reviewed our service agreements.

There are two ways to initiate the ACS Pay Plus sign up process:

  1. Through Access ACS
  2. Directly through Vanco Services

Signing Up for ACS Pay Plus Through Access ACS

You can sign up for ACS Pay Plus through Access ACS.

 To sign up for ACS Pay Plus through Access ACS
  1. Point to Admin, then click Merchant Account Profile.
  2. Click Get Started. The Vanco Services Sign Up page displays.
  3. Fill in the fields on the page; fields marked in red are required to submit the form.
  4. Click Submit.

Vanco will then send you an e-mail asking for the three documents we listed earlier. You can submit the forms one of two ways:

 

One to two days after you submit the documents

You will receive an e-mail from Vanco containing a one-time use password and a link to their Wells Fargo Terms of Service webpage. Vanco will also call you to finalize the sign up process and answer any questions you might have. While you are on the phone with Vanco, you will need to go to the Wells Fargo Terms of Service webpage, enter your user id that Vanco gives you over the phone, and agree to the Terms of Service. Your merchant account will be active 1-2 business days after your agree to the Terms of Service.

Congratulations, you have now completed the Vanco sign up process and are an active ACS Pay Plus Client. You will also receive an e-mail from Access ACS stating you have completed sign up.

You can now enable online giving in Access ACS, then start accepting gifts and event registration payments online.

Signing Up for ACS Pay Plus Directly Through Vanco Services

You can also sign up through Vanco Services.

 To sign up directly through Vanco
  1. In your web browser, enter https://www.electronicdonations.com/rd/acst_enroll.htm
  2. Fill in the fields on the page; fields marked in red are required to submit the form.
  3. Click Submit.

Vanco will then send you an email asking for the following:

  • A voided check to verify your organization’s routing and account numbers
  • A copy of your organization’s most recent bank statement
  • A signed Authorization & Representations page. This is the signature page you sign after you've reviewed our service agreements.

You can submit the forms one of two ways:

 

One to two days after you submit the documents

You will receive an e-mail from Vanco containing a one-time use password and a link to their Wells Fargo Terms of Service webpage. Vanco will also call you to finalize the sign up process and answer any questions you might have. While you are on the phone with Vanco, you will need to go to the Wells Fargo Terms of Service webpage, enter your user id that Vanco gives you over the phone, and agree to the Terms of Service. Your merchant account will be active 1-2 business days after your agree to the Terms of Service.

Congratulations, you have now completed the Vanco sign up process and are an active ACS Pay Plus Client. You will also receive an e-mail from Access ACS stating you have completed sign up.

You can now enable online giving in Access ACS, then start accepting gifts and event registration payments online.