Greater Giving and ClickBid Sign Agreement to Launch Mobile Bidding

     Greater Giving and ClickBid Sign Agreement to Launch Mobile Bidding

PR Newswire

ATLANTA and PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2014

ATLANTA and PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Greater Giving, a
division of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) and a company that delivers
powerful fundraising solutions and card payment technologies to the nonprofit
market nationwide, announced today that it has signed an agreement with
ClickBid, a leading provider of paperless auction software, to provide
cloud-based mobile bidding technology to power Greater Giving Mobile Bidding.

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The powerful combination of Greater Giving's Event Management Software and
mobile bidding technology transforms the traditional silent auction into an
easy-to-use and affordable 24x7 online fundraiser, allowing nonprofits across
the United States to raise money before, during and after live events. With
Greater Giving Mobile Bidding, attendees can bid on auction items using their
own smartphones, or at bidding stations on tablets or laptops - moving away
from manual paper bid sheets in crowded rooms.

"Mobility is creating new fundraising opportunities and the Greater Giving
Mobile Bidding solution is a powerful example of how our technology
investments continue to provide tangible value to thousands of nonprofits that
choose us," said Sid Singh, SVP and GM, Worldwide Integrated Solutions for
Global Payments.

"Over the last two years, smartphone usage has averaged 80 to 90 percent at
our events," said Matt Burnell, ClickBid Founder and CEO. "Mobile Bidding
introduces the best facets of the online bidding experience - ease of use and
heightened competition - to any live event, adding new enthusiasm to
fundraisers. Our agreement with Greater Giving shows that convenience of
mobile bidding is quickly becoming the norm."

"Greater Giving Mobile Bidding made a big difference in our event set up and
organization," said Emily Muserallo, Development Associate, Ronald McDonald
House Charities of the Carolinas. "Contributors have told us they spent more
this year because Mobile Bidding made it so easy. We believe the convenience
of online fundraising helped to increase donations at our annual gala by more
than $20,000."

Nonprofit organizations interested in Greater Giving Mobile Bidding can email
sales@greatergiving.com to request more information.

About Greater Giving
Greater Giving, a division of Global Payments, headquartered in Beaverton,
Oregon, is dedicated to providing technology solutions to the nonprofit
community in order to improve their fundraising efforts. Greater Giving has
processed more than $2B in credit card payments in support of nonprofit causes
for over 9,000 organizations and schools across the United States. Greater
Giving provides best-in-class customer service, with night-of-event support
available for the entire duration of the event. Greater Giving also provides
free fundraising education programs throughout the year, including webinars,
white papers and live seminars. For more information, visit
www.greatergiving.com.

About ClickBid
Founded in Norton Shores, Michigan in 2002, Click Bid was the first
alternative to paper silent auction bidding. With 12 years' experience in
paperless auction software, ClickBid's mobile bidding helps nonprofits,
schools, and other causes enhance fundraising events by reducing their
workload and raising more money. Auction guests use any internet capable
device, including smartphones and tablets, to bid on auction items, thereby
allowing them to spend more time socializing instead of hovering over bid
sheets. Text alerts encourage more competitive bidding, and ClickBid software
ensures fast, secure checkout. Organizations pay one flat fee rather than a
portion of proceeds, and on-site support is always available. Also offered is
ClickBid Me, a lighter version that lowers costs by empowering clients to take
a more do-it-yourself approach. To sign up or learn more visit
www.ClickBidOnline.com.

Media Contacts:
770.829.8755
Media.relations@globalpay.com
www.greatergiving.com

Lindsey Walenga
Siren PR
Phone (313) 354-5428
lindsey@siren-pr.com

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SOURCE Global Payments Inc.; Greater Giving

Website: http://www.greatergiving.com
 
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