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MobileCause and CardConnect Strive to Set New Standards For Nonprofit Fundraising

CALABASAS, Calif., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MobileCause, a leading provider of cloud based fundraising and communication solutions for nonprofit organizations, and CardConnect, a payment processing and technology solutions provider, announced today a partnership that will fundamentally improve the way nonprofits accept donations.

The partnership will unite MobileCause's powerful cloud based products for nonprofits – crowdfunding, online giving, event fundraising tools, text to donate keywords – with CardConnect's low credit card processing rates, tokenized transactions, security and integrated suite of payment applications.

"Our partnership with CardConnect provides the key to achieving two of MobileCause's greatest priorities: allow nonprofits to keep a higher percentage of every donation, and process donor transactions with the highest degree of security," said Sean MacNeill, CEO of MobileCause. "With the technology integration between our two companies completed, we are already rolling out solutions that will have an immediate and positive impact for all organizations working with us."

Having the technology integration in place means that every donation that comes through MobileCause Merchant Services will be instantly encrypted and tokenized – removing the burden nonprofits face with PCI Compliance requirements and safeguarding them from a catastrophic data breach. Additionally, CardConnect ensures that every donation is processed at the lowest possible rate.

"What an exciting partnership this is for CardConnect. There are countless nonprofits that can do more good in the world if their processing rates were not so high, or if they used technology like mobile payment apps and recurring donation plans," added Jeff Shanahan, President and CEO of CardConnect. "MobileCause has cultivated an impressive reputation for their desire to revolutionize how nonprofits operate, and there is no doubt that together we will provide a boost to fundraising all over the country."

About MobileCause:

MobileCause provides cloud based online fundraising and communication software for nonprofit organizations enabling them to raise more money at a lower cost. Each solution is designed to mobilize networks of volunteers, donors and staff while making it easy for people to give and stay connected from any device. Our suite of products including: crowdfunding for nonprofits, comprehensive online giving, dynamic event fundraising, text to donate keywords, mobile marketing and smart data records, is designed for a new generation of giving for mobile, online and social. Customers can be up and running in hours with no technical skills required. MobileCause provides turnkey merchant and payment services at a simple flat rate that includes a specialized mobile payment app for nonprofits. Each plan includes dedicated strategy support from fundraising experts. Featured clients include United Way, The Salvation Army, American Heart Association, University of Southern California, Habitat for Humanity and many more. Visit us at http://www.mobilecause.com

About CardConnect:

CardConnect® is a rapidly growing payments technology company that provides solutions for companies accepting bank card transactions, storing sensitive data and seeking to push the boundaries of innovation. Trusted by more than 50,000 businesses, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to independent coffee shops, CardConnect's proprietary gateway and API make payments simple, integrated (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards) and secure. CardConnect's patented payment security solution, CardSecure®, uses point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization to provide an unparalleled level of data breach protection and full escape form the burden of PCI compliance. For more information, visit cardconnect.com.

CONTACT: Juliette Harris 310-577-1122 julietteharris@itgirlpublicrelations.com

Source: MobileCause