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A gift that makes an impact for endangered species

Mastercard has teamed up with Conservation International to help people, wildlife and nature thrive together. Give the gift of a Mastercard® Wildlife Impact gift card* to help restore endangered species and their habitats.

Each card features a Critically Endangered animal, along with an expiry date that highlights just how short the timeframe is for protecting these animals from extinction. For each gift card purchased, $1 will be donated to Conservation International.

Frequently asked questions

The expiration dates on the cards correlate to that animal’s possible extinction date to build awareness that Critically Endangered Species and more than 2,000 other animals could potentially be lost forever. The introduction of Wildlife Impact Cards and the expansion of Mastercard’s partnership with Conservation International are steps toward a more hopeful future for these wildlife species and the habitats where they live.

There will be various options to participate. In the United States, for each prepaid Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift card purchased, $1 will be donated to Conservation International to support their efforts to protect and preserve wildlife, Critically Endangered Species and their habitats. In addition, consumers are encouraged to donate to Conservation International’s Sustainable Landscape and Seascape initiative through Mastercard Donate, a donation platform that allows secure and seamless consumer donations to critical causes.

For each Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift card purchased in the U.S., $1 will be donated to Conservation International.

Conservation International has many years of experience in distributing and allocating funds into programs targeted to protect Critically Endangered Species and their habitats. Proceeds from Wildlife Impact cards will go toward habitat conservation by supporting Conservation International’s Landscape and Seascape initiative as well as other wildlife restoration initiatives worldwide. These initiatives will help support the conservation of 40 million hectares of habitat by 2030 that are home to diverse wildlife and Critically Endangered Species.

No. All donations will go to Conservation International to support their efforts to protect and preserve wildlife habitats, including those of Critically Endangered Species. The animals on the cards represent some of the thousands of Critically Endangered Species around the planet. Consumers are invited to purchase a card and utilize the Mastercard Donate platform to donate to Conservation International and support their work to conserve habitats where wildlife and Critically Endangered Species live.

There will be various options to participate. For each Mastercard Passion gift card purchased in the U.S., $2 will be donated to Conservation International to support the Priceless Planet Coalition and the commitment to restore 100 million trees by 2025. The Mastercard Priceless Planet Coalition is in partnership with Conservation International and World Resources Institute. In addition, consumers are encouraged to donate to Conservation International and the Priceless Planet Coalition through Mastercard Donate, a donation platform that allows secure and seamless consumer donations to critical causes.

For each Mastercard Passion gift card purchased in the U.S., $2 will be donated to plant a tree, helping people and the planet come together, one tree at a time.

Conservation International and World Resources Institute have many years of experience in distributing and allocating funds into programs that help restore forests globally. Proceeds from Mastercard Passion gift card will go toward reforestation efforts worldwide to help reach the Priceless Planet Coalition commitment to plant 100 million trees by 2025.

The Mastercard Golf gift card can be used to unlock access to experiences and special offers for golfers with the golf portal on www.priceless.com/golf. Priceless Experiences and Special offers require a Mastercard for purchase. Your Mastercard Golf gift card, along with any Mastercard debit or credit card, can be used as a payment method.

The Mastercard Golf website also offers concierge booking services. Just visit www.priceless.com/golf and call the (800) number listed to speak with a Mastercard Golf concierge.

Yes, it’s possible to donate residual balances on these gift cards in the U.S. Consumers can do this by donating with the gift card account number in the amount they choose up to the card balance. There is no automatic gifting that occurs.

Cards are available as virtual cards. The Mastercard Wildlife Impact cards and the Priceless Planet Mastercard Passion gift card are available in the U.S. as virtual prepaid gift cards. The Mastercard Golf gift card is available as a physical gift card.

To use your virtual Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift card or Priceless Planet Mastercard Passion gift card, log in to the Akimbo Dashboard by clicking here and using the email and password you set when first collecting your card.

Next, simply click the “View Your Virtual Card Number” button within the dashboard. This will bring up your card information to use online or via a digital wallet anywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted.

With your Mastercard Golf gift card, once activated, use in stores and online where Debit Mastercard is accepted.

Your Mastercard Golf gift card can be used to purchase merchandise and services anywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted in the United States. It is not redeemable for cash, except as required by law. It cannot be used at ATMs, for gambling, or at merchants requiring a manual card imprint. Additional restrictions may apply. We also suggest that you write down the card number and Customer Service number from the back of the card on a separate piece of paper in case the card is lost or stolen. The amount of every purchase you make will automatically be deducted from the value on the card. You should select the “credit” option when making a purchase at any merchant with an electronic terminal.

At some restaurants and hotels and other service-oriented merchants, an additional 20% (or more) may be factored in to cover a tip. You will want to ensure that your card has an available balance that is 20% or greater than your total bill prior to use. It may take up to thirty days after your stay to have any excess amounts held by the hotel added back to your available balance.

If a virtual gift card, after you successfully access and activate, your card will immediately be ready for use. With a physical card, once you receive, follow the steps provided to activate your card for use.

For your Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift card or Priceless Planet Mastercard Passion gift card, log in to the Akimbo Dashboard by clicking here and using the email and password you set when first accessing your card. You can also call 1-855-449-2273 to access the automated system for balance information.

For your Mastercard Golf gift card, visit www.mcgift.giftcardmall.com or call 1-877-322-4710 to make automated balance inquiries 24/7 or to track your balance as you spend.

Yes, online, mail and telephone order merchants often require that personal information, including name, address, telephone number and email address of the cardholder, be verified with the card-issuing bank prior to purchase.

To register your Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift card or Priceless Planet Mastercard Passion gift card, log in to the Akimbo Dashboard by clicking here, using the email and password you set when first accessing your card. To register your Mastercard Golf gift card, visit here.

Unless you register your card in advance, there may be no way an online, mail or telephone order merchant can confirm your identity. Without such confirmation, the merchant might decline your purchase even if there are sufficient funds on your card.

To set or change your PIN for the Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift card and Priceless Planet Mastercard Passion gift card, use the Akimbo dashboard found here, click the button that says “Change PIN” to create or choose a new PIN.

For the Mastercard Golf gift card, you can set or change a PIN by visiting here or by calling the number on the back of the card.

Note, your PIN can only be used for purchases and cannot be used to obtain cash at ATMs or cash back with a purchase.

Yes, it’s possible to add your card to any mobile wallet. Please click to find the steps to add your card to Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay.

For your virtual Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift cards or Priceless Planet Mastercard Passion gift card, you can either connect online on the Akimbo Dashboard by clicking here or call 1-855-449-2273 for assistance. If your virtual card cannot be located, you can reset your password on the dashboard to regain access to your card.

If your Mastercard Golf gift card is lost or stolen, please call Customer Service 24/7 at 1-877-322-4710 to cancel your card as soon as you can. You will need to know your card number, so be sure to record it in a safe place. You may also be required to provide additional information. If funds remain on your card, you will be sent a replacement card at no cost.

Conservation International is a U.S. non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Terms & Conditions on your card may vary by the card issuer. Please refer to your issuing financial institution for more details.

*The Mastercard Wildlife Impact gift cards and Mastercard Passion gift card are issued by Sunrise Banks N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. This card may be used everywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted. Use of these cards constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in the Cardholder Agreement. The underlying funds do not expire. An inactivity fee of $4.95 per month will be deducted from your balance beginning on the 13th month after each 12-month period of inactivity.

‡Mastercard Golf gift cards can be used where Mastercard debit cards are accepted in the U.S. The card may not be used at any gas pumps, ATMs, for cash access, for recurring payments, or at any merchant, including Internet and mail or telephone order merchants, outside of the U.S. or the District of Columbia. This is not a credit card or credit card offer. Void where prohibited. Offer valid while supplies last. For additional information about the card, see FAQs. Gift Card is issued by MetaBank®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to license from Mastercard International Incorporated. The card’s funds do not expire. An inactivity fee of $4.95 per month will be deducted from the card’s balance beginning on the 13th month after each 12-month period of inactivity. See Cardholder Agreement for complete details. Distributed and serviced by Blackhawk Network California, Inc. No cash access. Visit www.mcgift.giftcardmall.com.

†Mastercard® Gift Card is issued by Sutton Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. Cards may be used in the U.S. and District of Columbia everywhere Mastercard debit cards are accepted. Terms and conditions apply. Cards are distributed and serviced by InComm Payments Financial Services, Inc., which is licensed as a Money Transmitter by the New York State Department of Financial Services. NMLS ID# 912772.

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