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Mastercard solutions help governments reduce costs, gain efficiencies and fight fraud and corruption while advancing social progress

By working with Mastercard to convert from paper-based to electronic payments, governments are able to create significant cost savings and efficiencies while improving financial inclusion for their citizens.

  • Improve delivery of social benefits
  • Promote financial inclusion by leveraging products and programs that help you to empower underserved citizens
  • Combat corruption by minimizing your reliance on cash and the corruption that dealing in cash creates
  • Fight fraud and minimize errors so you can more safely disburse payments

Mastercard offers a variety of public sector solutions that can be implemented at any scale - from local and municipal programs to state and national programs - to address the variety of payment flows that matter most to government. 


Streamline the purchasing process by increasing discounts, improving cash flow, and increasing flexibility and control


Maximize disbursement efficiency with innovative card solutions that simplify benefit payments for employees and recipients

Digital Evolution Index 2017

Developed in partnership with The Fletcher School at Tufts University, this research studies the drivers of digital evolution across 60 locations, drawing conclusions on how locations can improve their digital fitness and rate of advancement.

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