Banks waive credit card charges for tsunami relief donations

first_imgBanks waive credit card charges for tsunami relief donations The Association of Payment Clearing Services (Apacs) has said that its members will not charge the usual fee on donations by credit card to charities involved in the Asian tsunami relief effort.The transaction fee charged to the charities by a bank acquirer is usually between one and 2.5%. The agreement to waive fees and backdate this to the beginning of the appeal should save charities an estimated £300,000.The transaction fee has always been waived for the Disasters Emergency Appeal, but this is the first time that Apacs has offered the same deal to individual charities. Advertisement  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Finance Howard Lake | 6 January 2005 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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