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If you use Abundant for eGiving, you can manage which diocesan activities people can give to or which parishes they can give to.

Add, Edit, and Deactivate Activities

Add the activities you want to display on your giving page. Donors will be able to see and give toward these.

  

 To add an activity to Abundant
  1. Make sure the activity you want to add is already set up in PDS.
  2. On the File menu, click Setup > eGiving Setup.

  3. With I Use Abundant selected, click Select Parishes & Activities at the bottom.

  4. On the Activities tab, select the check box beside each activity you want to display in Abundant.

    Useful Information

    Once an activity has been uploaded to Abundant, clearing this check box will not remove it. Activities cannot be removed from Abundant at this time, only deactivated.

  5. Click Save.

When you save, PDS automatically uploads the selected activities to Abundant.

   

If you need to change the wording of an activity on Abundant, edit the fund in PDS as you normally would.

  

 To edit an activity
  1. On the Diocese tab, click Development Funds.
  2. Click Fund Activities in the navigation menu.
  3. Locate the fund you want to edit.
  4. Edit the activity name in the grid.
  5. Click Save at the top.

When you save or move to another screen, PDS automatically sends your changes to Abundant.

   

Activities cannot be removed from Abundant at this time, but you can deactivate them. Donors cannot give to inactive activities.

  

 To deactivate an activity

If you want to keep the activity or fund in PDS:

  1. On the File menu, click Setup > eGiving Setup.

  2. With I Use Abundant selected, click Select Parishes & Activities at the bottom.

  3. On the Activities tab, clear the check box beside the activity you want to deactivate in Abundant.

  4. Click Save.

If you no longer need the activity or fund in PDS:

  1. On the Diocese tab, click Development Funds.
  2. Click Fund Activities in the navigation menu.
  3. Locate the fund you want to edit or delete.
  4. To remove an activity, click the delete icon , select the activity, then click Delete/OK. To remove the fund, click Delete Fund at the top.

Add and Deactivate Parishes

Add the parishes you want to display on your giving page. Donors will be able to see and choose these parishes.

  

 To add parishes for use in Abundant
  1. Make sure the parishes you want to add are already set up in PDS.
  2. On the File menu, click Setup > eGiving Setup.
  3. With I Use Abundant selected, click Select Parishes & Activities at the bottom.

  4. On the Parishes tab, select the check box beside each parish you want to display in Abundant.

    Useful Information

    Once a parish has been uploaded to Abundant, clearing this check box will not remove it. Parishes cannot be removed from Abundant at this time, only deactivated.

  5. Click Save.

When you save, PDS automatically uploads the selected parishes to Abundant. People can then select which parish to give to.

  

Parishes cannot be removed from Abundant at this time, but you can deactivate them. Deactivate any parishes that people can no longer give to. For example, if two parishes merge, you can deactivate the one you no longer need.

  

 To deactivate parishes in Abundant
  1. On the File menu, click Setup > eGiving Setup.
  2. With I Use Abundant selected, click Select Parishes & Activities at the bottom.
  3. Clear the check box beside the parish you want to deactivate in Abundant. This will not affect the parish record in PDS.

  4. Click Save.

Once you save, the parishes you select will no longer show up as options in Abundant. You will not lose any donations that people previously gave toward any parishes you deactivate.



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