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Keyword Name: Vanco, Merchant Gateway, ACH, E-Check, Echeck, Online Donations, iFrame, Process Payments
Created: September 16, 2016
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How to Enable ACH (E-Check) Payments with the Vanco Merchant Gateway on Trail Blazer's Donation Form

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Author: Joel Kristenson

Last Updated: 2016-09-16


This article walks through the steps to enable ACH (E-Check) payments for online donations if you’re using Vanco as your merchant gateway.

The image below is an example of how this could look on your Trail Blazer donation iFrame form hosted at (


1. Go to and fill in the phone and email.

2. Select eCheck

3. Fill in the form.  Note, you will need an SSN and birthday at one point:

4. Wait a day or two for Vanco approval.

5. Once approved, in Trail Blazer go to the Payment Gateway:

6. Turn on the ACH option:

7. Go to Website Configuration:

8. Click the blue link in the upper-right to refresh the website settings:

Related Resources

Article: List of Merchant Gateway Account Trail Blazer Supports

Article: Linking your Website to your Database with Configurable iFrame Forms

Article: Configure Website

Video: Iframes

Video: Donation Auto Responders with Merge Fields

Video: Attributes – Add To Donation Page

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