To set up additional BBMS accounts for an additional bank account and/or for diversified reporting:
  1. Open a web browser and go to
  2. Enter the organization's Site ID and the email address of the Organization Admin
  3. You will be prompted to verify your organization's address information, select Next
  4. The next page will say that the organization already has a BBMS account set up. Select "Continue" to set up an additional account
  5. Select a name that is specific to the additional account being created. For example, use the Organization's Name then add - Event Registration or - Memberships for ease of reporting.  
  6. Enter in the required bank information for disbursements and click Next
  7. Enter in the statement descriptor, phone number and email address for the new account such as OrgName-Events. Click Next.
  8. Create a new BBMS username and password (This username and password will be used to log in to the BBMS web portal for this new account) and click Submit
  9. Provide documentation to activate this new account (Requirements can be found here: BBMS Account Validation required documentation)
  10. Log in to the web portal with the new credentials and select Account Management > General settings
  11. Under Account Configurations, click the ellipses then select Edit to customize the default name so it is specific to this account. For example: "BBMS General Donation" or "BBMS Event Registration"
  12. Unmark Maestro as a supported credit card type (for US nonprofits) or unmark Maestro and Discover (for Canadian nonprofits) and click Save
  13. Additionally, it is recommended to sign up for email notifications in Blackbaud Merchant Services (BBMS) for this new account

Consult the product user guide to review how to add the new BBMS account if needed as many Blackbaud applications will display new BBMS account on their own.