Per the partnership, all of fundraise.com clients will have access to Bluefin’s secure payment gateway by simply applying online for a merchant account. Additionally, Bluefin will be able to offer fundraise.com’s services to their base of merchants and more than 300 partners.
“Partnering with an innovative fundraising platform such as fundraise.com is a perfect match for us,” said Ruston Miles, SVP of Bluefin Payment Systems. “They have an extensive base of customers in the fundraising sector, and we are deeply rooted in fundraising within the faith-based and non-profit sectors – with several hundred companies in these categories currently processing through Bluefin Payment Systems.”
“Our vision is to be the absolute best social fundraising platform available for individuals and organizations seeking to raise more money online,” said Nate Drouin, fundraise.com CEO and founder. “Bluefin’s payment services allow us to present secure payment processing as a value-added service to our customers, and in turn, this will allow nonprofits to do the work they do best – connecting with people and nurturing relationships.”
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