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


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...
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...
Bell Nursery
[…] and the team at Confluence have been amazing to work with! They've been patient, responsive, and open to new ideas and directions, despite a frantic work pace, tight deadline, and ever-increasing amount of content. We issued a challenge in late January to get bellnursery.com up and running for the spring garden season; Confluence delivered. I personally look forward to continuing to work…on this and other projects in the future. – Kindal Marin, Bell Nursery
2013-03-15T02:56:10+00:00
Bell Nursery
[…] and the team at Confluence have been amazing to work with! They’ve been patient, responsive, and open to new ideas and directions, despite a frantic work pace, tight deadline, and ever-increasing amount of content. We issued a challenge in late January to get bellnursery.com...
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
FRAC
Confluence may not have heard from anyone yet, but I wanted to let you know—we’ve fielded a number of calls from the field and nonprofits in the D.C. area who wanted to know “who did your awesome site for you?" The new FRAC site continues to delight everyone who uses it!– Mike Ambrose, online communications specialist, Food Research and Action Center
2013-04-24T15:05:37+00:00
FRAC
Confluence may not have heard from anyone yet, but I wanted to let you know—we’ve fielded a number of calls from the field and nonprofits in the D.C. area who wanted to know “who did your awesome site for you?” The new FRAC site continues...
NWHN
[…] was very easy to work with and very helpful through this whole process.- Shaniqua D. Seth, National Women's Health Network
2013-04-24T14:47:10+00:00
NWHN
[…] was very easy to work with and very helpful through this whole process.- Shaniqua D. Seth, National Women’s Health Network
AMA
I want to start by saying that we love […] with Confluence. He is so attentive and has really done a great job communicating with us and fixing the numerous issues found with the website transfer. He always responds in a timely manner and is just a pleasure to work with.–  Gisselle Vargas, office manager, Aerospace Medical Association
2013-04-24T14:45:41+00:00
AMA
I want to start by saying that we love […] with Confluence. He is so attentive and has really done a great job communicating with us and fixing the numerous issues found with the website transfer. He always responds in a timely manner and is...
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
A Chance to Grow
I want to let you know that […] did an incredible job with securing, sifting, and summarizing the database/software needs of the various departments. A lot of information was thrown his way and he was able to summarize it in great detail—something we have not experienced over the years! – Michael Johnson, director of development,A Chance to Grow, Inc.
2013-04-24T14:42:53+00:00
A Chance to Grow
I want to let you know that […] did an incredible job with securing, sifting, and summarizing the database/software needs of the various departments. A lot of information was thrown his way and he was able to summarize it in great detail—something we have not...
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
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...
American Hospice
We are all thrilled about the website and are grateful for your support and patience. It has been a pleasure working with you and […]. We felt that we were in good hands from the start and we are very pleased with the results. – Naomi Naierman, president and CEO, American Hospice Foundation
2013-04-24T15:47:14+00:00
American Hospice
We are all thrilled about the website and are grateful for your support and patience. It has been a pleasure working with you and […]. We felt that we were in good hands from the start and we are very pleased with the results. –...
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
Confluence has been pleasure to work with! The consultants are very knowledgeable and patient with the multitude of questions we have as we learn how to best utilize the system for our needs, as well as very responsive.– Andrea Cure, Director, Development Officer
2014-03-06T16:35:05+00:00
Confluence has been pleasure to work with! The consultants are very knowledgeable and patient with the multitude of questions we have as we learn how to best utilize the system for our needs, as well as very responsive.– Andrea Cure, Director, Development Officer
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
HMS
We are very pleased with your report. Your work is very thorough and exactly what we were looking for. – Gina Nocera, HMS Tri-Region
2013-04-24T15:53:37+00:00
HMS
We are very pleased with your report. Your work is very thorough and exactly what we were looking for. – Gina Nocera, HMS Tri-Region
CASE
We are very happy with our new website. Personally, […] and […] were a joy to work with and VERY helpful. Thanks for all your help!!!– Michelle Howard, Center for Adoption Support and Education
2013-04-24T15:39:52+00:00
CASE
We are very happy with our new website. Personally, […] and […] were a joy to work with and VERY helpful. Thanks for all your help!!!– Michelle Howard, Center for Adoption Support and Education
Samaritan Inns
Beautiful beyond words! You’re a genius and we have a system that makes everyone here happy.– Jason Bernhardt-Lanier, Samaritan Inns
2013-04-24T15:38:30+00:00
Samaritan Inns
Beautiful beyond words! You’re a genius and we have a system that makes everyone here happy.– Jason Bernhardt-Lanier, Samaritan Inns
National Parks Conservation Association
I wish to thank you once more for the great work you've done […] What I heard from everybody were just praises of the quality of your questions, your approach to the problem, and your insight. – Caterina Luppi, National Parks Conservation Association
2013-04-24T17:11:23+00:00
National Parks Conservation Association
I wish to thank you once more for the great work you’ve done […] What I heard from everybody were just praises of the quality of your questions, your approach to the problem, and your insight. – Caterina Luppi, National Parks Conservation Association
CRD Council for Resource Development
Thank you for all you do for us. We cannot express our appreciation enough for your partnership in our work. – Polly Binns, executive director,Council for Resource Development
2013-04-24T15:16:49+00:00
CRD Council for Resource Development
Thank you for all you do for us. We cannot express our appreciation enough for your partnership in our work. – Polly Binns, executive director,Council for Resource Development
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
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
St Mark's of Capitol Hill
I sent out [the] weekly email […] using the set-up you created yesterday. [He] VERY much liked the result—he is very happy—and passes along his compliments and thanks! Thank you too, for all your help yesterday—I've produced two memos to clergy and staff based on our conversations and am in the process of writing several more with all the how-to information you gave me. Your patience in explaining things is very much appreciated.– Susan Block, parish administrator, St. Mark’s–Capitol Hill
2013-04-24T14:57:42+00:00
St Mark's of Capitol Hill
I sent out [the] weekly email […] using the set-up you created yesterday. [He] VERY much liked the result—he is very happy—and passes along his compliments and thanks! Thank you too, for all your help yesterday—I’ve produced two memos to clergy and staff based on...
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
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

Latest News



  • 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.
  • 7/7/14 Up next: an assessment of constituent relationship management (CRM) options for the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
  • 6/27/14 Our Los Angeles office will host a Salesforce.com Foundation demo on July 10th.
  • 6/18/14 Confluence awarded a responsive website redesign and Drupal e-commerce development project for Western Grassfed Beef
  • 5/27/14 Confluence CEO, Lisa Rau, will deliver two lectures about nonprofit technology to students at Antioch University's Masters in Nonprofit Management cohort.