RAZ Mobile, LLC

February 26, 2013 09:10 ET

RAZ Mobile Introduces PAC Prior Authorization Capability for Its Next-Generation Mobile Fundraising Platform, Announces Sales Partnership With Coalescent, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, KS and WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - February 26, 2013) - RAZ Mobile™, LLC (, a pioneer in mobile fundraising and supporter engagement, today announced new Prior Authorization capabilities for the RAZ Mobile platform. RAZ Mobile's compliance with the Federal Election Commission's PAC (Political Action Committee) Prior Authorization (PPA) process enables PACs to easily secure prior authorization from their membership and immediately begin accepting contributions.

RAZ Mobile has also announced its partnership with Coalescent, Inc. (, a Washington DC-based leader in customized software, services and innovative technology solutions for fundraising management, to provide sales and support services for the RAZ Mobile PPA solution.

RAZ Mobile enables PACs to create a branded, content-rich mobile optimized site for more effective supporter communications and increased fundraising opportunities. The Prior Authorization functionality is automatically active once a PAC has created a mobile website through RAZ Mobile. Organizations can easily share their PPA mobile website site via a custom QR Code or text message. The Prior Authorization capability includes editable disclaimer fields, opt-in text messaging, customizable confirmation emails, and reporting.

RAZ Mobile's platform allows PACs to post news, polls, events, videos and more. The platform's site discovery and marketing tools integrate seamlessly into any PAC's existing communication and social media channels. RAZ Mobile websites feature a prominent donate button throughout the site, enabling PACs to collect donations via their smartphones. Every donation goes immediately to the organization's existing merchant account and repeat donations can be made in seconds with a few taps on the donors smartphone or tablet.

"With its new PPA functionality, the RAZ Mobile platform can help to expedite and simplify fundraising that is critical for PACs," said Robert Arensberg, CEO, Coalescent, Inc. "We're very pleased to work with RAZ Mobile as a true innovator in mobile fundraising, which is more critical than ever in today's increasingly mobile world."

"Working closely with Coalescent, we're looking forward to the opportunity to provide PACs with the next generation in effective and secure mobile engagement and fundraising," said Dale Knoop, CEO, RAZ Mobile.

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About Coalescent
Since 1999, Coalescent, Inc. ( has been entrusted by some of the world's leading Fortune 500 companies and well-known and respected trade associations to provide customized software, services and innovative technology solutions for fundraising event management. The firm provides clients with cost-effective, easy to use technology solutions which reduce time consuming administrative tasks, increase productivity, and allow them to effectively engage and grow their donor base. For more than 12 years, Coalescent has remained an unsurpassed leader and most recently received the #1 ranking in the 2012 Client Satisfaction Review of Public Affairs Software as conducted by the Public Affairs Council.

About RAZ Mobile
RAZ Mobile, LLC ( is dedicated to providing anyone engaged in fundraising with next-generation solutions for mobile engagement and fundraising. RAZ Mobile has ushered in a new era in mobile giving, with a complete turnkey solution gives fundraising organizations the ability to create a rich, branded mobile presence that they can then share via social media and other mobile-centric promotional tools, and allow inspired donors to give easily and securely through their smartphone anywhere, anytime.