Automate your membership fees with SheepCRM and GoCardless

Automatically collect and reconcile your membership fees within your SheepCRM account

Trusted by membership organisations - big and small

Better member relationships

Build better relationships with engaging, personalised experiences for your members.

Save time

Spend less time worrying about payments and more time on growing your membership.

Improve your cash flow

Take control with Direct Debit and collect payment automatically as soon as it is due.

How it works


Enable GoCardless for SheepCRM

To collect membership fees by Direct Debit, you will need to select GoCardless from the list of payment services listed in your SheepCRM dashboard. You can then offer Direct Debit as a payment method to your customers

  • Offer Direct Debit as a payment method for new members
  • Invite your current members to renew and pay by Direct Debit

Members can easily join or renew online

Using the SheepCRM self-service app, members can easily join or renew their membership online and pay by Direct Debit. The easy, one-time Direct Debit form gives you permission to collect money from their bank account.

  • Quick and easy online registration & renewals
  • Offer payment plans to spread the cost of membership

Automatically collect membership fees

SheepCRM and GoCardless will simplify and automate your payments saving you time and effort, each payment will be automatically collected for new or renewing memberships. 

  • Automatically payments
  • Never miss a payment again or lose time chasing fees

Members will be notified before every payment

With a Direct Debit in place, SheepCRM and GoCardless will ensure your members know when and how their membership fees will be taken. Notifying them in advance before every payment is collected.


Membership fees will be automatically reconciled

Wave goodbye to time-consuming payment reconciliation. SheepCRM will automatically reconcile your GoCardless payments for you, freeing you up to spend more time growing your membership and less time doing admin.

  • Automatically reconciled payments
  • More time for growing your membership

Benefits for your customers

  • Saves time and effort No more chasing overdue membership fees, payments are automatically collected and reconciled within SheepCRM
  • Quick and Simple Members complete a simple online form to join and authorise payments. The member will be notified before each payment is collected.
  • Safety and security guaranteed Your member's payments are fully secure through GoCardless and protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.

Frequently asked questions

My invoice amounts vary, can I use this?

Yes, GoCardless allows you to collect payments of variable amounts for one-off, ad-hoc or repeating invoices.

What control do I have over my branding?

GoCardless allows you to brand the online Direct Debit forms and notifications that your customers will see.

How long do payments take?

Once your customer is charged, the time needed to transfer the money to your account depends on what area your customer is located in. For the UK, the time it takes from your customer being charged to having the money in your account is 2 working days.

How secure is GoCardless?

GoCardless is ISO27001 certified for information security management meaning security protocols across our business, services and products have been audited and certified with this widely recognised international standard. GoCardless is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority.

What happens if a payment fails?

If a payment fails GoCardless will notify you via email. You then have the option to login and manually request we take the payment again. 

Why should my customers want to use Direct Debit?

Direct Debit is a one time customer set-up, then they can pay you on an ongoing basis without needing to lift a finger - saving them time and effort. They’ll be notified before every payment, and payments are protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.

Ready to get started?

GoCardless Ltd., Sutton Yard, 65 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN, United Kingdom

GoCardless (company registration number 07495895) is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2017, registration number 597190, for the provision of payment services.

GoCardless SAS, WeWork - 7 rue de Madrid, Paris, 75008, France

GoCardless SAS, an affiliate of GoCardless Ltd (company registration number 834 422 180, R.C.S. PARIS), is authorised by the ACPR (French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority), Bank Code (CIB) 17118, for the provision of payment services.