E-Funds for Schools

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

Online payments are now available through e~Funds for Schools! This service will allow you to make payments on behalf of your student(s) for lunch account deposits and other material/activity fees.


Parent Instruction Guide   Parent Portal Link  e-Funds Flyer 

 


e-Funds Site LinkHow do I get started?
Navigate to the e~Funds for Schools website. This can be done in 2 different ways.

 1. Log in to your family access account. On the left side of the screen, you will see the food service tab and the fee management tab. When you open either of these tabs, the screen will now include a "make a payment" option. Select "make a payment" and it will open the e~Funds for Schools webpage.

 2. Visit www.winneconne.k12.wi.us and select the Families tab. Click on the link for the e~Funds for Schools’ Parent Portal.

 When you have found your way to the e~Funds site:

  1. Select “Register Here” and provide the requested information
  2. Select “Sign Up!” after you have read and agreed to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
  3. You will be brought to the Student Management webpage
  4. Enter the Family Number (this is the primary phone number that the district has on record for you, enter the number with no dashes/spaces/etc), along with your student’s last name. Select “Add”
  5. Once all students have been added, select “Continue to Account Overview”

Will this cost me anything?
There is a small convenience fee associated with each payment: $1.00 for using your checking/savings account information (direct ACH), and $2.65 (per $100) for using your credit/debit card.

Is the e~Funds for Schools site secure?
All payments are secure with the latest encryption technology. Plus, e~Funds for Schools will never post any payments to your student's account without your knowledge and authorization.

How do I make a payment?
First, you will need to sign in to your e~Funds for Schools account.

  1. Under “Payment Options,” select “Make a Payment”
  2. Enter your Checking Account and/or Credit/Debit Card information – select “Save”
  3. Select “Return to the Payment”
  4. Choose student(s) and/or item(s) you would like to pay for – select “Continue”
  5. Verify your payment information is correct and accept convenience fee(s)
  6. Select “Submit” and print the receipt for your records
Can I set up Recurring Payments? You can schedule pre-authorized payments to add a specific dollar amount to your student’s account at a frequency that works best for you. To schedule pre-authorized payments:
  1. Sign in to your account
  2. Under “Payment Option,” select “Schedule a Pre-Authorized Payment”
  3. Select the student you wish to schedule payments for
  4. Enter the dollar amount you would like to deposit for each student
  5. Select the date in which you would like to start your payments
  6. Choose the frequency in which you would like the dollar amount deposited
  7. Select the last payment date
  8. Select “Continue”
  9. Verify your payment information is correct and accept convenience fee(s)
  10. Select “Submit” and print the receipt for your records
What if I have more than one student in the District? Do I need an account for each child?
No, you can add each child to your one e~Funds for Schools account and make payments on behalf of all of them at the same time.

How will I know if my student’s lunch account is running low?
You can set up Low Meal Balance alerts which will notify you of your child’s lunch balance and can also deposit a dollar amount of your choosing into your student’s account. You will be notified prior to the dollar amount being deposited into the account. To set up Low Meal Balance Payments:
  1. Sign in to your account
  2. Under “Advisory Services,” Select “Low Meal Balance”
  3. Enter a Minimum Balance and Replenish dollar amount
  4. Check the box under “Notice” to receive emails when your student’s account is low
  5. Check the box under “Auto Replenish” to automatically have the Replenish Amount added to your student’s account when the Minimum Balance is low.
  6. Select “Apply Low Meal Balance Settings”
I can’t remember my login information for the e~Funds for Schools Payment Portal.
If you aren’t able to retrieve your login credentials using the “Forgot Password” and “Forgot Username” links on the Sign In page, please contact e~Funds for Schools at efs@mvpbanking.com.

Help! I’m on e~Funds for Schools’ website and I’m having trouble.
For support, email e~Funds for Schools at efs@mvpbanking.com or select “Contact Us” from any e~Funds for Schools webpage.

Can I see any of my previous payments?
Yes, you can view payments for the current school year by:
  1. Sign in to your account
  2. Under “Payment Options,” select “View Payment History”
  3. Your past 30-day history will be displayed
  4. Select the drop down menu on the right to view payments for your current school year
How quickly will money be deposited into my child’s account?
Payments are posted in real-time and deposits should reflect in your child’s lunch account immediately after it is submitted.

 

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