We are strategists, designers, developers
We are partners, we are advocates

BALTIMORE, MD    //    PRINT DESIGN, MAGAZINE DESIGN, INVITATION AND POSTER DESIGN

We have worked with University of Baltimore School of Law for many years creating first-rate communications to prospective and current students, as well as alumni. We are especially proud of the yearly alumni magazine and its fundraising impact.

WASHINGTON, DC    //    PRINT DESIGN, CATALOG DESIGN, ONSITE EXHIBIT DESIGN

Multi-year partners, IBS and Confluence work collaboratively to design and develop the design and advertising concept for the annual homebuilders' conference. Logo design, print and collateral design, catalogs, postcards, web design, email design - all integral features of the yearly marketing campaign.

WASHINGTON, DC    //    WEB DESIGN, DRUPAL CMS, SEARCHABLE RESOURCE LIBRARY

The recent recipient of a "Best in Class" award, NASUAD's site features myriad initiatives and tools, along with a fully searchable and filterable resource library. Users can save resources to "My Library" for later reading and share resources with ease.

WOODBRIDGE, VA    //    EVENT INVITATION DESIGN

NVOMSA turns to Confluence every year to design its annual Casino Night event invitations. A series of printed pieces – from save to date to formal invitation to tickets and onsite signage – we thoroughly enjoy this highly creative project.

WASHINGTON, DC    //    WEB DESIGN, DRUPAL CMS, SEARCHABLE RESOURCE LIBRARY

Arlington Independent Media and Confluence designed and launched a responsive website managed by Drupal and CiviCRM. Featuring membership tools, online donations, programming and live streaming, the new website allows AIM to take a giant leap forward.

MILLBROOK, NY    //    TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, STRATEGIC RECOMMENDATIONS

The Dyson Foundation improves lives through grant funding, promoting philanthropy, and strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations. Confluence is dedicated to nonprofit capacity building; we were thrilled to provide a technology assessment to the Dyson Foundation to help it better serve its grantees.

ARLINGTON, VA    //    DATABASE SERVICES, SALESFORCE IMPLEMENTATION

An affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, HFH of Northern Virginia and Confluence worked together on a number of technical projects, including data migration from Raisers Edge, Access and more to a full Salesforce implementation.

LOS ANGELES, CA    //    REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS, PRODUCT EVALUATION / PROCUREMENT, IMPLEMENTATION MANAGEMENT

Los Angeles County Bar Association utilized Confluence's services to replace their association management software (AMS) and content management software (CMS). This project entailed requirements analysis, product evaluation, procurement and negotiation and managing the multi-month project implementation.

WASHINGTON DC    //    TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, SALESFORCE CUSTOMIZATION

Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance mobilizes nonprofit economic growth organizations. Following a technology assessment and strategic recommendations report, Confluence customized and implemented Salesforce Nonprofit Starter Pack for VEGA which tracks constituent activity.

STRATEGY


Confluence is a leader in performing technology assessments, helping organizations select software and create strategic technology plans.

DESIGN


Our first-rate design department excels at creating compelling brands, designing print collateral and Annual Reports and designing responsive websites.

DEVELOP


Confluence's development team specializes in customizing open source software, such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and CiviCRM and is a certified Salesforce partner.

MANAGE


Confluence provides robust support and maintenance services for open source software and can act as an on-demand technology project manager.

300 Cathedral


A beautiful downtown Baltimore apartment renovation deserved an equally beautiful logo and website design.

The Horizon Foundation


Building on a rebrand, the new, responsive WordPress website features a robust and searchable grants database.

Arlington Independent Media


With a fresh new logo, responsive website and integrated CRM, AIM is ready for the camera!

Premier Plantscapes


Stunning imagery and a dedication to design make all Premier Plantscapes projects a visual delight.

What our Clients are Saying


Our Place DC
I want to thank you and your staff for all of the wonderful work you have done for us. I was extremely nervous that all of the technological changes we have made would be more chaotic than useful. However, your staff has been so patient, kind, and thorough that we actually look forward to our visits from Confluence. So thanks again for a job well done. – Tammy Colandrea, director of administration, Our Place DC
2013-04-24T15:07:37+00:00
Our Place DC
I want to thank you and your staff for all of the wonderful work you have done for us. I was extremely nervous that all of the technological changes we have made would be more chaotic than useful. However, your staff has been so patient,...
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
Quick note to let you know I LOVE the new database! The more I use it, the more I adore it! Thank you both! Your patience and hard work are greatly appreciated by this user. – Howell Rauss, associate director, Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
2013-04-24T15:51:20+00:00
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
Quick note to let you know I LOVE the new database! The more I use it, the more I adore it! Thank you both! Your patience and hard work are greatly appreciated by this user. – Howell Rauss, associate director, Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
I think you all do such great work and I love to give out a strong recommendation for you.
– Dean Klein,The Arlington Community Temporary Shelter
2013-04-24T17:18:05+00:00
I think you all do such great work and I love to give out a strong recommendation for you. – Dean Klein,The Arlington Community Temporary Shelter
Domestic Violence Center for Howard County
Great presentation yesterday. The information you provided was extremely helpful and will be a useful roadmap as we start our long journey of recovery.– Bernie Bradley, President, Domestic Violence Center of Howard County
2013-04-24T15:37:21+00:00
Domestic Violence Center for Howard County
Great presentation yesterday. The information you provided was extremely helpful and will be a useful roadmap as we start our long journey of recovery.– Bernie Bradley, President, Domestic Violence Center of Howard County
advocates
I especially loved working with all of you to improve our technology systems over the past year or so. [We] are receiving all the praise from staff, but it is your technical support and hard work that has allowed us to take such leaps and bounds! – Ammie Feijoo, Advocates for Youth
2013-04-24T17:17:09+00:00
advocates
I especially loved working with all of you to improve our technology systems over the past year or so. [We] are receiving all the praise from staff, but it is your technical support and hard work that has allowed us to take such leaps and...
ITS America
Also wanted to say how happy we are with the new site, training, set-up, staff assistance, etc. You have such a great team! […] you guys have delivered everything we were looking for. I expect, now that we have a great vendor, there'll be requests over the next year to expand the functionality of the site. Thanks again! – Adam Hopps, eCommunications manager, ITS America
2013-04-24T15:36:34+00:00
ITS America
Also wanted to say how happy we are with the new site, training, set-up, staff assistance, etc. You have such a great team! […] you guys have delivered everything we were looking for. I expect, now that we have a great vendor, there’ll be requests...
Capitol Hill Group Ministry
Wow! What an excellent deliverable. I thoroughly enjoyed the read. It was extensive yet compelling. You turned over every stone you found. And, I learned a lot!– Barfonce Baldwin, executive director, Capitol Hill Group Ministry
2013-04-24T15:15:53+00:00
Capitol Hill Group Ministry
Wow! What an excellent deliverable. I thoroughly enjoyed the read. It was extensive yet compelling. You turned over every stone you found. And, I learned a lot!– Barfonce Baldwin, executive director, Capitol Hill Group Ministry
Death with Dignity
I’ve just finished reading the assessment. I’m in awe. As someone who is techno-challenged, I understood everything that was written and the very clear and concise recommendations the team at Confluence is suggesting. […] This is precisely the level of service we should have been receiving all along—thankfully we finally found someone who understands nonprofits, our needs and can help us meet those needs in a cost effective way.– Scott Blaine Swenson, executive director, Death with Dignity National Center
2013-04-24T15:35:51+00:00
Death with Dignity
I’ve just finished reading the assessment. I’m in awe. As someone who is techno-challenged, I understood everything that was written and the very clear and concise recommendations the team at Confluence is suggesting. […] This is precisely the level of service we should have been...
Pension Rights Center
[…] is great! She’s amazing!! It might be a mix of excitement that we’re finally almost done with the conversion, but I think […] is great.– Joellen Leavelle, communications and outreach coordinator, Pension Rights Center
2013-04-24T15:34:57+00:00
Pension Rights Center
[…] is great! She’s amazing!! It might be a mix of excitement that we’re finally almost done with the conversion, but I think […] is great.– Joellen Leavelle, communications and outreach coordinator, Pension Rights Center
…the work with […] was excellent. You just keep producing great people. I must find out how you put your team together. – Nancy Nye, Executive Director,Youth Advocacy Program International
2013-04-24T16:00:34+00:00
…the work with […] was excellent. You just keep producing great people. I must find out how you put your team together. – Nancy Nye, Executive Director,Youth Advocacy Program International
MCUA
BTW, you have an awesome employee in […]. She has been such a knowledgeable and competent resource during this whole process. It has been a pleasure working with her! –  Kerri Smith, Project Segue leader,Missouri Credit Union Association
2013-04-24T14:48:42+00:00
MCUA
BTW, you have an awesome employee in […]. She has been such a knowledgeable and competent resource during this whole process. It has been a pleasure working with her! –  Kerri Smith, Project Segue leader,Missouri Credit Union Association
Partners for Community Solutions
Thank you for making this a technologically good and improving year for us! – Susan Wobst, executive director, Partners in Community Service
2013-04-24T17:08:50+00:00
Partners for Community Solutions
Thank you for making this a technologically good and improving year for us! – Susan Wobst, executive director, Partners in Community Service
Excellent competency, professionalism and a real understanding of how to use technology to deliver our mission better. Just a great group. Highly recommended. – Danielle Walter-Davis, Good Beginnings Alliance
2013-04-24T15:58:31+00:00
Excellent competency, professionalism and a real understanding of how to use technology to deliver our mission better. Just a great group. Highly recommended. – Danielle Walter-Davis, Good Beginnings Alliance
Thank you. The training was very well put together; the instructor was very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. Many of our staff members are still talking about how great […] was. – Cheryl L. Mayes, operations manager, National Breast Cancer Coalition
2013-04-24T15:07:02+00:00
Thank you. The training was very well put together; the instructor was very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. Many of our staff members are still talking about how great […] was. – Cheryl L. Mayes, operations manager, National Breast Cancer Coalition
MOWAA
I just wanted to say that […] and […] are both fantastic, and it is a real pleasure to be working with them on our Library website. – Suzanne Grubb, deputy director, Meals on Wheels Association of America
2013-04-24T14:47:45+00:00
MOWAA
I just wanted to say that […] and […] are both fantastic, and it is a real pleasure to be working with them on our Library website. – Suzanne Grubb, deputy director, Meals on Wheels Association of America
We have had a terrific experience working with Confluence. They quickly came to understand our organization and assessed our needs expertly. They helped us choose Salesforce and they have been there with us every step of the way, customizing it, preparing our data for transfer, and making the transfer process as painless as can be imagined. Implementing a new CRM can be a frustrating experience, but Confluence's knowledge and guidance (and patience!) helped us learn and implement Salesforce incredibly smoothly. The whole team at Confluence has been great to work with. – Andi Milens, Vice President, Jewish Council for Public Affairs
2014-03-06T16:24:23+00:00
We have had a terrific experience working with Confluence. They quickly came to understand our organization and assessed our needs expertly. They helped us choose Salesforce and they have been there with us every step of the way, customizing it, preparing our data for transfer,...
DC Cancer Consortium
On a side note—we love what you all are doing for us. Such a huge help! […] was great at setting everything up effectively, too. At our last Consortium meeting […] was bragging about your company and what you’re doing for us […] also bragging about Confluence to all of her friends in the non-profit industry – Megan Hueter, membership director,D.C. Cancer Consortium
2013-04-24T17:14:30+00:00
DC Cancer Consortium
On a side note—we love what you all are doing for us. Such a huge help! […] was great at setting everything up effectively, too. At our last Consortium meeting […] was bragging about your company and what you’re doing for us […] also bragging...
Russo Partners
Alexis and I are really impressed with how this is going. […] is great and even though it’s a simple job, we really feel that she is putting a lot of effort and thought into delivering a website that is best for [us] – Matt Middleman, Russo Partners
2013-04-24T17:08:07+00:00
Russo Partners
Alexis and I are really impressed with how this is going. […] is great and even though it’s a simple job, we really feel that she is putting a lot of effort and thought into delivering a website that is best for [us] – Matt...
NALP
Just a quick note to say thanks for all of your contributions to the new website. We simply never could have done it without your insights and project management. And what a terrific finished product! Thanks so much.– Steve Grumm,National Association of Law Placement Professionals
2013-04-24T17:10:27+00:00
NALP
Just a quick note to say thanks for all of your contributions to the new website. We simply never could have done it without your insights and project management. And what a terrific finished product! Thanks so much.– Steve Grumm,National Association of Law Placement Professionals
AAAS
Thank you for the outstanding work you have done with our redesign. […] We are thrilled with the progress so far and are looking forward to what you show us next.– Melissa McCartney, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2013-04-24T14:43:54+00:00
AAAS
Thank you for the outstanding work you have done with our redesign. […] We are thrilled with the progress so far and are looking forward to what you show us next.– Melissa McCartney, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Women Thrive Worldwide
…you have provided tremendous support to this organization.– E. Renee Ingram, VP, finance and administration, Women Thrive Worldwide
2013-04-24T17:09:37+00:00
Women Thrive Worldwide
…you have provided tremendous support to this organization.– E. Renee Ingram, VP, finance and administration, Women Thrive Worldwide
Mobile Citizen
Every day that I work with you, I'm more and more impressed with you and your depth of knowledge.  Not just of SalesForce, but everything over and above that that makes you so valuable as a Salesforce resource. – Lisa Jones, Mobile Citizen
2013-04-24T15:09:35+00:00
Mobile Citizen
Every day that I work with you, I’m more and more impressed with you and your depth of knowledge.  Not just of SalesForce, but everything over and above that that makes you so valuable as a Salesforce resource. – Lisa Jones, Mobile Citizen
Partners for Community Solutions
Let me take a moment to let you know that […] and team are so pleased by the work that your database pro is doing—quick, accurate. We much appreciate the good service. – Susan Wobst, president, Partners for Community Solutions
2013-04-24T15:48:13+00:00
Partners for Community Solutions
Let me take a moment to let you know that […] and team are so pleased by the work that your database pro is doing—quick, accurate. We much appreciate the good service. – Susan Wobst, president, Partners for Community Solutions
Share of McLean
As I work with the application more and more, the software you created reveals its power and function. We are extremely pleased with your system. Thanks again for all the support you have provided us.– Hunter Pollitt, Share of McLean Center
2013-04-24T14:22:15+00:00
Share of McLean
As I work with the application more and more, the software you created reveals its power and function. We are extremely pleased with your system. Thanks again for all the support you have provided us.– Hunter Pollitt, Share of McLean Center
Confluence has been a lifesaver for us. We found them a few years ago when we were considering moving away from Salesforce because our custom implementation just wasn't working. Then we met Confluence and realized it was all about the quality of the consultant and we haven't looked back. Confluence understands our business, customers and requirements and recommends solutions based on what we need, then explains them to us so we can own our database. We've continued our relationship since the initial build and have been so happy with their ongoing support, recommendations and enhancements since we've gone live. Great company. – Michelle Warner, Director, Mobile Citizen
2014-03-06T16:26:46+00:00
Confluence has been a lifesaver for us. We found them a few years ago when we were considering moving away from Salesforce because our custom implementation just wasn’t working. Then we met Confluence and realized it was all about the quality of the consultant and we haven’t looked...

Latest News



  • 10/6/14 Lisa Rau is presenting today at the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Fall Conference. She'll be talking about "Cool Tools for Board Meetings".
  • 9/17/14 Confluence was awarded a microsite design and print brochure by the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to support Feeding America's Hunger Study.
  • 9/8/14 Up next...a website redesign and community learning platform for VIVA Exchange
  • 8/18/14 Confluence is pleased to be working with the Society for Personality and Social Psychology on a responsive website redesign on the Drupal CMS platform.
  • 7/21/14 For the fifth year in a row, Confluence will be designing NAHB's International Builders' Show® Marketing Opportunities brochure and microsite.
  • 7/14/14 We'll be assisting the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation with added Salesforce functionality.