Gifts are used only by The Raiser's Edge, not Patron Edge.
1. In The Raiser's Edge, go to Config, Business Rules. 2. Select Membership Options, General Options. 3. Set 'For Membership Options Categories with Gift Defaults Established...' to Automatically add a gift for that membership.
NOTE: This will affect membership entry in The Raiser's Edge and should be done as a part of your entire business process.
4. Defaults can be established in Config, Membership Categories.