Non-profit

ActBlue Technical Services

Tax ID:

27-0160261

Latest Filing:

2019 Form 990

ActBlue Technical Services (ABTS) is a left-of-center nonprofit political organization formed by ActBlue as the organization’s credit card processing arm, and is used to help pay for ActBlue PAC’s operational expenses. [1] The organization was originally created in 2007 as a for-profit company called Auburn Quad, but was reorganized as ABTS in 2009. [2]The organization raises funds through credit card processing fees that are charged whenever a person uses the ActBlue platform to contribute to a PAC, candidate, or organization. ABTS also raises funds from one dollar “tips” solicited from donors. [3]

References

  1. Kerr, Andrew. “Democratic Fundraising Powerhouse ActBlue Amassed Nearly $150 Million from Small Donors with Misleading Sales Pitch, Documents Show.” The Daily Caller. The Daily Caller, October 25, 2021. https://dailycaller.com/2021/10/24/actblue-small-donors-fundraising-tips/. ^
  2. Kerr, Andrew. “Democratic Fundraising Powerhouse ActBlue Amassed Nearly $150 Million from Small Donors with Misleading Sales Pitch, Documents Show.” The Daily Caller. The Daily Caller, October 25, 2021. https://dailycaller.com/2021/10/24/actblue-small-donors-fundraising-tips/. ^
  3. Kerr, Andrew. “Democratic Fundraising Powerhouse ActBlue Amassed Nearly $150 Million from Small Donors with Misleading Sales Pitch, Documents Show.” The Daily Caller. The Daily Caller, October 25, 2021. https://dailycaller.com/2021/10/24/actblue-small-donors-fundraising-tips/. ^
  See an error? Let us know!