Planning Center Pricing

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Choose which Planning Center products you'd like to use, and then pick the package for each product that fits your organization the best using our Pricing Calculator. There are no contracts or setup fees, and every product allows for a 30-day trial!

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Once you're finished with your trial, you will be billed according to the frequency on the Billing Page. You can upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your subscription at any time, and the change will be reflected on the next invoice.

General Pricing Information

There are no contracts or setup fees. After the first 30 days, you'll receive your first charge based on the pricing you choose.

Check out the Planning Center Pricing page for a general overview of all the products. From there, you can subscribe toGiving. If you're already subscribed, change your current pricing plan on the Subscriptions Page.

Once you're finished with your trial, you will be billed according to the frequency on the Billing Page. You can upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your subscription at any time, and the change will be reflected on the next invoice.

Product Details

People is completely free for unlimited users!

Calendar is priced by the number of rooms you manage. All packages include unlimited events, resources, and administrators.

Check-ins is priced by the number of unique check-ins on your busiest day of the week, usually Sunday. You can occasionally exceed your limit for spikes like Christmas or Easter. All packages include unlimited stations, events, and administrators.

Tip

You don't have to buy anything additional in order to use Check-Ins, but if you want to print labels or check people in at kiosks, learn more about our Hardware and Software Recommendations.

Giving is priced by the number of donations processed (online, cash, check, or Text-to-Give) in a month. If you process 500 physical donations, it's the same price as processing 200 physical donations + 300 online donations.

Groups is priced by the number of group members added to the system. Group members are counted once, even if they belong to many groups. All packages include unlimited groups and group events.

Registrations is priced each month by the number of attendees registered for your biggest future event. All packages include unlimited events and administrators.

Services is priced by the number of team members who will access the system. This includes team leaders, volunteers, or anyone who needs access to planning or scheduling. There's no limit to the number of teams or services you can create.

Tip

If you're seeing limited Service Types, you were grandfathered in on an older subscription package. You can stay on that subscription or upgrade to another subscription from the Subscriptions Page.

Publishing is priced based on the features that you use. All packages include custom home pages and navigation.

If you exceed the level you're subscribed to in any product, your Organization Administrator will receive an email asking them to reconsider their package level.

How do I decide which package to use?

Here are some tips for choosing which package level is best for your church:

  • Typically, about 17% of churchgoers donate. So, to get your average number of monthly donations, multiply [your weekly attendance] x .17 x 4.3 (average weeks in a month). For example, a congregation of 1000 would receive approximately 731 donations a month (1000 x .17 x 4.3 = 731).

  • Any donation counts as one donation, no matter which payment source is used. For example, if you process 500 physical donations, it's the same price as processing 200 physical donations + 300 online donations.

Payment Processing Fees

Processing digital payments (credit cards, debit cards, and ACH bank transfers) always incurs a cost. We're able to offer a low rate with Stripe.

  • United States: 2.15% + $.30 per transaction.

  • Canada: 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction

Stripe has no setup fees, no contracts, and no termination fees. However, some additional fees might apply in these cases (fees are in $USD):

  • Stripe charges a $1 fee for failed ACH transfers.

  • If someone disputes a charge with their bank (also called a "chargeback"), losing the dispute could result in a $15 fee. If the person contacts you first, it's easy to issue a refund right from within Planning Center toavoid the dispute charge.

Note

Additional fees may apply for international donations. For more information on pricing for international donations, see the Stripe pricing information for the US and Canada.

United States Fees

The following Stripe fees are charged for US organizations:

  • Credit & debit cards: 2.15% + $0.30 per transaction.

  • ACH (bank transfer): $0.25 per transfer.

Note

US card pricing includes all major card processors, including American Express.

Canadian Fees

For Canadian customers, Stripe's standard processing fee applies. However, Canadian churches can receive discounted rates by furnishing evidence of their non profit status to nonprofit@stripe.com.

For verified non-profits, the rates are:

  • Canadian Visa and Mastercard: 2.2% + C$0.30 per transaction

  • International Visa and MasterCard: 3.2% + C$0.30 per transaction

  • American Express: 3.5% per transaction

Note

While all major credit cards are supported for Canadian organizations, only a limited number of debit cards will work. For example, Visa Debit is supported, but Interac ATM cards or any card without a 3 or 4 digit CVC code will not.

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