Partnerships Built on Trust

Providing leading technology for entrepreneurs of all industries

When you partner with Heartland, you get custom-built solutions to drive revenue and boost your bottom line. We provide our partners with tools, marketing assets and reporting solutions that help them thrive. And with the industry’s best support, you and your customers can always reach us when assistance is needed. No matter the size of your organization, we have a partnership opportunity that’s right for you.
Partnerships for Associations

Association Partnerships

With more than 8,000 trade and professional associations in the United States, we understand the valuable benefits that our Association partners provide their customers.

We offer customized solutions that can help you streamline membership dues collection, back office operations and increase new member acquisition: 

  • Payroll

  • Human Resources Processes

  • Point-of-Sale System

  • Marketing Campaigns

  • Capital Lending

An Association partnership also helps you provide your association members with exclusive offers and programs created specifically to help them grow their business. Whether you offer just one product or the whole collection is entirely in your control when you partner with Heartland.

B2B Corporate Sales Program

B2B Corporate Sales Partnerships

We understand the unique operating environment of mid-market and large business-to-business (B2B), card-not-present and supply chain clients. Let us be your strategic partner to capitalize on B2B card acceptance growth, including B2B transactions generated through buyer-initiated payments (BIPs) and conventional supplier-initiated transactions.

Our customized payment solutions offer everything you expect, and more:

  • Virtual cards for secure online shopping

  • Foreign exchange services to simplify cross-border payments

  • Ghost cards for a noncash payment solution with advanced tracking and reporting capabilities

  • ACH transfers from both credit and debit cards

  • Paper checks featuring the highest security features available

  • Proprietary network to keep customer information safe

Let us help you understand how accepting credit cards with our B2B Corporate Sales partnership can benefit your clients, your business and your bottom line.

Financial Institutions Partner Program

Financial Institutions Partnerships

Financial institutions continually face new challenges, including revenue growth, new customer acquisition and enhancing customer service. We help thousands of our bank partner branch locations compete for new customers every day.

We offer two partnership types for financial institutions. Both offer customized merchant services plans, with each plan providing a different level of partnership collaboration.

Agent Bank Program
Your institution sells Heartland merchant services directly to your business customers. We provide full-service support with essential services.


  • Credit review within hours of application completion

  • Comprehensive partner sales support

  • Comprehensive online reporting 24/7

  • Free income opportunities

Referral Bank Program
No-liability partnership providing tools for your institution to refer your business customers to Heartland for a full package of merchant services.


  • Monthly residual payments for processed sales

  • Credit review within 12 hours of application completion

  • Monthly merchant reports

  • Comprehensive partner sales support

Financial Institution Support Programs

Our in-house financial institutions support team works with your sales staff to maximize new customer acquisition and current customer retention. Your dedicated support team will assist you and your clients.


The proprietary reporting tools help both the financial institution and its merchants manage payment transactions through a variety of comprehensive reports, available online 24/7.

Strategic Partnership Built for ISOs and Agents

ISO and Agent Partnerships

Whether you’re new to the payments industry or looking to take your enterprise to the next level, we provide revenue and support structures that help ISOs, acquirers and established agents compete and grow in the market. If you’re contemplating a portfolio buyout, we can help you with that too.

We offer sophisticated payment technologies and point of sale solutions, competitive buy rates and revenue sharing plans, dedicated relationship management support and in-depth training.

Partner with us for flexibility, scalability and unmatched customer service for both you and your merchants.

Software Partnerships

An integration with Heartland means you’re part of our team, growing with us. We offer you the tools you need to securely, reliably and easily integrate with Heartland. Both you and your clients will benefit from our high-tech development stack and high-touch customer service. Plus, you can generate more revenue through our referral partnership program.

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Additional Partnership Opportunities

Are you a consultant, independent agent or even a small business looking for a way to increase your revenue? We offer a referral partnership that allows you to refer new merchants that could benefit from our Payments, Payroll, Lending and Customer Engagement solutions. Help your customers grow, strengthen your client relationships and earn additional revenue by becoming a Heartland Referral Partner.

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