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


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
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
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,...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
IREX
I have just finished my first read-through of the body of the IT Assessment that Confluence completed last summer. I want to let you both know that I am blown away by the quality of the work. You both deserve enormous credit for vision and hard work in making this happen. – Anonymous, International Research and Exchanges Board
2013-04-24T17:15:14+00:00
IREX
I have just finished my first read-through of the body of the IT Assessment that Confluence completed last summer. I want to let you both know that I am blown away by the quality of the work. You both deserve enormous credit for vision and...
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
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
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
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. –...
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
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...
Mustard Seed Project
The Mustard Seed Project would like to express our sincere gratitude to Confluence […]. Confluence wrote the Mustard Seed Sponsorship software program, enabling us to manage our students much more efficiently and delivered the software on time and within our budget.– Stacey Holata, board member,The Mustard Seed Project
2013-04-24T15:49:02+00:00
Mustard Seed Project
The Mustard Seed Project would like to express our sincere gratitude to Confluence […]. Confluence wrote the Mustard Seed Sponsorship software program, enabling us to manage our students much more efficiently and delivered the software on time and within our budget.– Stacey Holata, board member,The...
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
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...
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
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...
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
2013-04-24T15:34:00+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,...
Salsa Labs
I wanted to thank you for the great work […] has been doing for us. His first project has been a runaway success, and we're looking forward to the new forum he's building.– Geoff Harcourt, Marketplace director, Salsa Labs
2013-04-24T15:06:21+00:00
Salsa Labs
I wanted to thank you for the great work […] has been doing for us. His first project has been a runaway success, and we’re looking forward to the new forum he’s building.– Geoff Harcourt, Marketplace director, Salsa Labs
St Mark's of Capitol Hill
I sleep so much better at night now that y’all have brought us this far and laid out such a reasonable and useful (and comprehensible for me, the resident un-IT guy!) path into the future. — Kathrine Ebert, program associate, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church—Capitol Hill
2013-04-24T15:49:59+00:00
St Mark's of Capitol Hill
I sleep so much better at night now that y’all have brought us this far and laid out such a reasonable and useful (and comprehensible for me, the resident un-IT guy!) path into the future. — Kathrine Ebert, program associate, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church—Capitol Hill

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.