Blackbaud MobilePay Makes it Easy for Nonprofits to Accept Mobile Payments On The Go
New mobile credit card processing application the first designed exclusively for nonprofits
CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As nonprofits project doubling their investment in mobile technologies this year, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) today released Blackbaud MobilePay™, a mobile credit card processing application that is integrated with the company's payment processing services.
Blackbaud MobilePay card reader and application (Photo: Business Wire)
Blackbaud MobilePay is now available in the Apple® App Store and the Android® Play Store to nonprofits in the United States using Blackbaud Merchant Services. Blackbaud clients receive up to two complimentary Blackbaud MobilePay card readers.
"Blackbaud MobilePay was an enormous hit at our recent golf tournament," said Scott Lenzi, Partners Healthcare's director of web applications and strategy. "We not only raised more money, but we also made it easier than ever on our supporters and administrators - and impressed everyone by having an easy, modern payment option."
Blackbaud developed the mobile payment application with the unique needs of nonprofits in mind. "Blackbaud MobilePay enables nonprofits to easily accept mobile credit card payments out in the field and during special events, while also improving the efficiency of processing, reporting and receipting," said Steve Klein, Blackbaud's head of payment services. "And, with Blackbaud's low processing fee and ease of built-in reconciliation, nonprofits can allocate more of their time and savings directly to their mission."
How Blackbaud MobilePay works:
Nonprofits can accept credit and debit card payments anywhere within minutes. Once logged in to the MobilePay app on an iPhone®, iPad® or Android® device, users simply enter the amount, the payee's email, swipe the card and obtain a signature.
A personalized email receipt is sent after each transaction.
Funds collected are disbursed with other transactions processed via Blackbaud Merchant Services.
"I absolutely recommend MobilePay - setup is easy, it works flawlessly, and its ease of use and quality of the card readers beat the competition hands-down," said Ed Doolittle, AID Atlanta's development officer. "The receipting and reporting are excellent - finance likes the fact that all charges are in one place, making it easy to know what will be coming in a disbursement."
As an extension of Blackbaud Merchant Services, Blackbaud MobilePay users receive:
Lower rates - Blackbaud's simple, low OneRATE™ for all major credit cards with no extra mobile fees or setup costs
Simplified bank reconciliation - All card types deposited at the same time with a list of all transactions included
Secure payment processing - Simplified PCI compliance - no scans or audits required
Comprehensive support - One company supporting nonprofit software and all payment activities
For more information about Blackbaud MobilePay, visit www.blackbaud.com/mobilepay.
Serving the nonprofit and education sectors for 30 years, Blackbaud (NAS: BLKB) combines technology and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works with more than 28,000 customers in over 60 countries that support higher education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, faith, the environment, independent K-12 education, animal welfare and other charitable causes. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud-based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), financial management, payment services, analytics and vertical-specific solutions. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company by Forbes, InformationWeek, and Software Magazine and honored by Best Places to Work, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.
Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Although Blackbaud attempts to be accurate in making these forward-looking statements, it is possible that future circumstances might differ from the assumptions on which such statements are based. In addition, other important factors that could cause results to differ materially include the following: general economic risks; uncertainty regarding increased business and renewals from existing customers; continued success in sales growth; management of integration of acquired companies and other risks associated with acquisitions; risks associated with successful implementation of multiple integrated software products; the ability to attract and retain key personnel; risks related to our dividend policy and share repurchase program, including potential limitations on our ability to grow and the possibility that we might discontinue payment of dividends; risks relating to restrictions imposed by the credit facility; risks associated with management of growth; lengthy sales and implementation cycles, particularly in larger organization; technological changes that make our products and services less competitive; and the other risk factors set forth from time to time in the SEC filings for Blackbaud, copies of which are available free of charge at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or upon request from Blackbaud's investor relations department. All Blackbaud product names appearing herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blackbaud, Inc.
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