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Troop Finances & Online Payments

Easily Collect Online Payments for Your Troop or Community!

Girl Scouts of San Jacinto wants to make your life just a little bit easier! We've partnered with Cheddar Up—the leading group payments platform—to give your troop or community an easy tool to collect payments  (and forms and information) for troop and community expenses online with ease at no cost to the collector! With Cheddar Up you can collect online payments for dues, uniforms, supplies, activities, product programs, or events making paper, cash, or checks a thing of the past!

Cheddar Up Resources 

  • Cheddar Up FAQs I PDF
  • Cheddar Up FAQs en Espanol I PDF 
  • Overview Flyer I PDF 
  • Overview Flyer en Espanol I PDF  
What is Cheddar Up?

Cheddar Up is a digital payment and tracking tool that will help your troop or community easily collect money online for Girl Scout activities or events. Through our partnership with Cheddar Up your troop or community bank account will be linked with your Cheddar Up account so you can quickly accept online payments for expenses such as uniforms, supplies, badges, activities, outings, camp, or event registration.

Why Should I Use Cheddar Up?

Cheddar Up simplifies collecting for organizers. Its payment and tracking toolset helps volunteers streamline the task of collecting funds and registration forms from numerous people. Cheddar Up tracks payments, provides reports and stores registration forms electronically - all easily accessible on your laptop or from the Cheddar Up app. To learn more about how Cheddar Up is different from other popular payment platforms, please click  here. 

How Does Cheddar Up Work?

Here is how Cheddar Up can make collecting Girl Scout-related payments a breeze!


  1. Create your FREE Cheddar Up account. Just follow the instructions you will receive in Your Welcome Email from Cheddar Up. 
  2. Create your online collections. The easy to use builder allows you to create collections from scratch or use the built-in GSSJC item library to get started.
  3. Share with your troop or community members. Simply copy the collection link and share with your troop/community—via email, text, or any communication channel. 
  4. Troop parents or community members can pay instantly online. Without having to download an app or create an account, members can easily make online payments for their troop and community activities and events.
  5. Receive your collections. Sit back and watch your collections come in! When people pay you, Cheddar Up keeps your funds safe and secure until you're ready to transfer the money into your troop/community bank account.  You can easily manage, and track all the payments via Cheddar Up's reporting feature!
  6. Transfer funds. Securely transfer funds directly to your troop or community's bank account with an online record of all transfers. 
What do I need to do to start using Cheddar Up?

Get started by creating your FREE Cheddar Up account. Just follow the instructions you receive in your Welcome email from Cheddar Up. Didn’t receive the Welcome email? Contact Cheddar Up Support at friendlysupport@cheddarup.comMake sure you only create your account using the link in this  Welcome email, because it will give you access to perks (free monthly subscription plans!) and special tools specific to GSSJC. Once your account set up is complete, you’re ready to dig in and set up your collections.

How Much Does it Cost to Use?


Collecting on Cheddar Up is always free. There are no setup/hidden frees or out-of-pocket expenses. GSSJC troops and community will have free accses to all the features of Cheddar Up's Pro and Team plans. 


Payers (parents or others who make an online payment to the troop or community) pay a per transaction convenience fee of $0.59 per transaction for credit card payments plust 3.5% for credit card processing. Payers paying with an eCheck pay only the $0.59 per transaction convenienve fee. For a no cost option, you can accept and track cash/check payments paid offline within your "Collection Settings" section, which would allow parents to registers/sign up/select items via your "My Collections" page, but then pay you offline via cash or check.