Fundraising Online Donations?

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fumagatos
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Fundraising Online Donations?

Postby fumagatos » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:17 am

My ward fundraises for scouts with a Christmas Tree Drive each year. The scout committee would love to set-up an online portal so that people could donate online or by check. We see where this is easily possible through Pay Pal or the like. The challenge is that we don't have a place for the funds be deposited. Does anyone know if a) online donations would be allowed per current rules? and b) if by chance yes, how could we set-up an account so that the online donations could have a place to go.

Thank you!

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Re: Fundraising Online Donations?

Postby fumagatos » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:56 am

Bump

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Re: Fundraising Online Donations?

Postby russellhltn » Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:49 am

There's nothing like that within the church system. Having something outside of the church would be questionable as I believe there's a prohibition on any other accounts.

See Handbook 1: 14.6.7, 14.6.8.
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