Warren Curry, Senior Pastor of Life Changers Church
Aplos was built by a CPA and executive pastor, so we understand that churches have unique accounting needs. That's why our fund accounting software makes it simple for you to do accounting the right way.
True Fund Accounting
Easily track designated funds, such as your missions fund or building fund, to demonstrate to your members that you are stewarding your gifts well.
Utilize our payroll integration with Gusto to easily process pastoral payroll, housing allowances, and make tax payments.
Complete Church Bookkeeping
All the tools you need to work quickly and manage your finances:
Slice and dice your financial reporting to see the exact data you need across your church.
Generate Church Financial Statements
Easily create your church financials, such as Balance Sheet by Fund or Income Statement by Fund, to print or email them to church leaders. Use account segments and tags filters for granular reporting.
Get more insights into your giving with pledge tracking, donations by donor, lapsed donors, and other giving reports.
Track your financial health by comparing your budget to your actual accounting.
Custom Chart of Accounts
Create a flexible chart of accounts to fit your church structure. Correctly track your funds and use tags to track your ministries or departments.
Grow your giving by offering modern giving solutions used by younger generations.
Grow Giving with Automated Recurring Giving
Giving increases when members move tithe to automated recurring giving, as tithes won't drop when members miss a service. Manage gifts in a secure donor portal.
Unlimited Donation Forms
Create custom, mobile-friendly donation forms or donation widgets for your mission trips, special events, or capital campaigns. Your donors can use their preferred payment method, offer to pay transaction fees, and identify the purpose of their gift.
*You must have a U.S. bank to accept online payments using Aplos.
Faster Donation Tracking
Your batch of donations are tracked both by purpose for giving statements and in your accounting. All donations given online are tracked by donor and purpose automatically.
Create Giving Statements
Tax-deductible gifts are tracked by donor so you can quickly prepare monthly, quarterly, or annual giving statements and print them or send them via email.
Grow by connecting your financials to your full church system so you have more insights, better data, and to avoid complex workarounds.
Track Member Information
All giving information is automatically connected to your member database - customize to track custom fields, notes, or important events.
Send Member Communications
Stay connected with your members by quickly creating letters, emails, and print mailing labels to a contact segment.
Dynamic Contact Segments
Want to pull a list of members with outstanding pledges? Or everyone who has given in the past year? Identify important groups with rule-based segments that automatically update for easier communication.
Make event registration and ticket sales for VBS or special events a breeze.
Launch your church website to share your upcoming events, connect people to ministries, and make it simple to give.
Upgrade for more granular reporting so you can harness the ability to see the exact data you need across your funds, departments, projects, and locations.
Budget by Fund or Tags
Create reports that compare budget to actual for each fund or tag.
Project, Campaign or Department Reporting
Build custom financial reports by project, campaign, or department, simply and effectively.
Custom Role Permissions
Grant limited access to users to see only the reports they need.
Automate Transactions Entries
Save time with regular occurring transactions to post in your register.
Form 990 Reports
Use tags to track income and expenses, and quickly export a report to complete the annual IRS Form 990 return.
Fixed Asset Tracking
Track your property and equipment, along with their appropriate depreciation schedules, to create automatic posting to your books.
Income and Expense Allocations
Set split percentages for income and expenses to automatically disperse your transactions across many accounts and/or funds.
Manage multiple entities such as preschools, church plants, or outreach ministries simultaneously.
Were you founded in the last 6 months or have less than $50,000 in annual revenue?
New organizations formed in the past year also qualify for six free months of software.
Need a larger plan? Contact the sales team for a quote for more users, contacts or transaction rate discounts.
* Advanced Accounting is only available with a Growing or Established Plan
* Organizations must verify that they are a recognized 501(c)(3) to receive transaction rates above. You must have a U.S. or Canadian bank to accept online payments. Transaction rate for American Express are 1.1% higher and rates for International cards may vary.