This error will occur under the following conditions:

If the 'GL Mode' system preference (Entry > Gifts > GL Mode) is set to 'GL ACCOUNTS' and the 'Derive Credit Account and Fund?' parameter (Entry > Gifts) is set to 'N', then if the debit account or credit account is null you will get the GM038 error.

If the 'GL Mode' system preference (Entry > Gifts > GL Mode) is set to 'GL ACCOUNTS AND FUNDS' and the 'Derive Credit Account and Fund?' parameter (Entry > Gifts) is set to 'N', then if the debit account, credit account, or fund is null you will get the GM038 error.

If the 'Optional Financial Adjustment Fields?' system preference (Entry > Gifts) contains TLA (Transaction Level Affiliation), then if the station support on the batch item is null you will get the GM038 error.

If the 'Optional Financial Adjustment Fields?' system preference (Entry > Gifts) contains DD (Deposit Date), then if the deposit date on the batch item is null you will get the GM038 error.

If the 'Optional Financial Adjustment Fields?' system preference (Entry > Gifts) contains FT (Fund Type), then if the fund type on the batch item is null you will get the GM038 error.



One way this can end up happening is if an invalid value is uploaded, or if a correct value but with an extra space at the end is uploaded (making it invalid).