Northwest Software Raises The Bar For Event Fundraising Payment Processing

Internet-Based ExpressPay Advantage Card Present Processing Solution Officially Released!

Everett, WA (August 24, 2011) – Northwest Software Technologies, Inc.®, the pioneering and leading developer of event fundraising management software, designed specifically for non-profit organizations, announced today that it has released to production, iExpressPay Advantage!.

"We used the iExpressPay Advantage! card processing service at the Lenny Wilkens Foundation event and were extremely pleased with the results," stated Brigid Graham, President of the Lenny Wilkens Foundation. "The process was very easy and we loved how quickly the proceeds for our event were deposited into our bank account; almost overnight! On behalf of Lenny Wilkens and the foundation, we thank you!"

iExpressPay Advantage! is an Internet-Based, Card Present processing solution that simplifies card processing for benefit fundraising events. Long-term contracts with their associated fees, penalties and per transaction charges are obsolete. This replacement offers a merchant agreement that is month-to-month; saving nonprofit organizations hundreds to thousands of dollars annually. iExpressPay Advantage! accepts payments for guest registration, sponsorships, event night purchases as well as managing the popular ExpressPay registration experience.

About Northwest Software Technologies®
Northwest Software Technologies, Inc. is the pioneering and leading provider of fundraising event software to the non-profit sector in the U.S. and Canada. More than 2,000 organizations - including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Children's Hospital Guilds of Seattle, JDRF International (Canada), Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Holt International Children's Services, Junior Leagues, Kiwanis and Rotary International - worldwide use Tracker-Series applications to manage fundraising events. Northwest Software Technologies, Inc. offers four software applications for fundraising event management: A'Thon-Tracker® for sponsor-based pledge type events, Auction-Tracker® for fundraising benefit auctions, Banquet-Tracker® for fundraising banquets and Tournament-Tracker® for benefit golf tournaments. Founded in 1985, Northwest Software Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Everett, Washington with international distribution offices in Canada and Australia.

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