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The Children's Assessment Center of Houston Releases New Mobile Tendenci Website

The Children's Assessment Center of Houston launches new Website as Part of Major Expansion of Services


HOUSTON, October 5, 2016
 –Tendenci (https://www.tendenci.com), the software development company spearheading the Tendenci Open Source platform, is pleased to release a newly-designed, mobile-responsive website for The Children's Assessment Center of Houston, a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of child sexual abuse and the healing of abuse victims. The website, https://www.cachouston.org/, provides information about the many services offered by CAC Houston, how to recognize and report child abuse, and information on ways to support their ongoing efforts to help Houston's children.

From the CAC Houston website:

The Children's Assessment Center (CAC) provides a safe haven to sexually abused children and their families - a place where they can receive the kind of care and treatment they so richly deserve.

We employ an extraordinarily effective multidisciplinary team approach in the prevention, assessment, investigation, referral for prosecution and treatment of child sexual abuse. Our goal is to promote the complete healing of child victims of sexual abuse and their families.

Tendenci Open Source was released as an open source solution to give organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence. Working directly in the browser with a user-friendly interface, the caring staff at CAC Houston can update the content, images, documents, forms and site layout as they continue to offer new services, launch expanded programs and pursue fund-raising efforts.

Mobile-responsive design was a driving factor for making changes to the layout as well as ugrading to the latest version of the Tendenci software. The Tendenci upgrade includes many new software features in addition to the stability and security of the upgraded infrastructure.

Focusing on the Capital Campaign was a central part of this project as the Children's Assessment Center works to complete a large, new facility to expand their community training programs for identification, reporting and prevention of child abuse. Reaching donors is an ongoing project for the development team as they seek to fund this campaign as well as support the wide breadth of services available to Houston-area children. The new website employs an engaging, mobile-friendly interface that explains the multitude of ways these donations make a difference, in addition to providing an immediate opportunity to donate online.

The modern responsive design combined with Tendenci's built-in SEO features boosts search engine placement, making it easier for those needing these services or wanting to support the organization to reach the CAC of Houston

Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for organizations around the world, including the DePelchin's Children Center (www.depelchin.org), the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (www.dbsahouston.org), and Main Street Ministries (www.msministries.org).

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About Tendenci
Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) develops the Tendenci Open Source platform. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall and just earned a spot in Capterra's Top 20 Membership Management Software Products. Tendenci powers the websites of the Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the American Citizens Abroad organization and Advance.org, among hundreds of others. Tendenci also offers web design services and integrates other open source applications into the websites of its international client base. Tendenci Open Source powers websites that encompass a variety of NPO and industry segments around the world. Additional information about Tendenci is available at www.tendenci.com.

 


DBSA Houston Goes Mobile with Tendenci to Increase Reach

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston Revamps Website for Better Accessibility


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater HoustonHOUSTON, February 12, 2016
 –Tendenci -The Open Source AMS (www.tendenci.com), the software development company spearheading the Tendenci Open Source platform for associations and other nonprofits (NPOs), is proud to release a dynamic new website for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston. The website, https://www.remindsupport.org, sponsors free and confidential support groups in the Greater Houston area for individuals suffering from depression and bipolar disorder and the family and friends that support them.

Tendenci Open Source was released as an open source solution for associations and non-profits to give nonprofits and cause-related organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence.

From the DBSA Houston website:

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston provides free and confidential support groups for individuals living with, or family and friends affected by, depression and bipolar disorders. Our support groups are also offered to family members, caregivers and friends who are trying to understand these two difficult mental disorders as they try to assist loved ones.

One of the main areas of focus for DBSA Houston is to remove the stigma associated with depression and bipolar disorder and encourage those who are suffering to come forward, without embarrassment or shame, and find the support they need to live a fulfilling life.

DBSA Houston started offering support to individuals in 1979, a grassroots effort by their founder Gary L. Levering who recognized a need to offer help to those suffering from "mood disorders". The Houston group officially joined the national DBSA organization in 1989.

The flexible Content Management System included with the Tendenci platform allows DBSA Houston to easily add new support groups as they evolve and provide up-to-the-minute notification of group changes for their participants. With quick and easy inhouse management of site content, DBSA Houston is able to promote upcoming events, highlight recent news, revise page content and post announcements using a simple, non-technical inteface.

We are proud to work with an organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of many Houstonians and their families and friends.

Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for non-profit organizations around the world, including the Spaulding for Children adoption agency (www.spauldingforchildren.org), the Children's Assessment Center of Houston (www.cachouston.org) and the Houston Technology Center (www.houstontech.org).

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About Tendenci
Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) develops the Tendenci Open Source platform tailor-made for the unique needs of membership organizations including associations and other nonprofits. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall and just earned a spot in Capterra's Top 20 Membership Management Software Products. Tendenci powers the websites of the Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the Houston Susan G. Komen Foundation and Advance.org, among hundreds of others. Tendenci also offers web design services and integrates other open source applications into the websites of its international client base. Tendenci Open Source powers websites that encompass a variety of NPO and industry segments around the world. Additional information about Tendenci is available at www.tendenci.com.

 


Nehemiah Center Launches Responsive Website on Tendenci

New Website to Highlight Programs and Increase Social Impact

Nehemiah Center of HoustonHOUSTON, July 28, 2015 –Tendenci (www.tendenci.com), the software development company spearheading the Tendenci Open Source platform for associations and other nonprofits (NPOs), is proud to release a dynamic new website for the Nehemiah Center. The website, http://www.nehemiahcenterhouston.org, is powered by Tendenci Open Source, which enables the organization to highlight their many social programs for at-risk children and their families needing support to reach their potential.

Tendenci Open Source was released as an open source solution for associations and non-profits to give cause-related organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence.

From the Nehemiah Center website: Our mission is to create a safe haven in which children are motivated, inspired and equipped to realize their God-given potential. The success of our programs are reflected not only in our growth but also in the lives we have enriched. When children are at-risk, their needs are multiple. We serve not just the child's immediate needs, but the needs of the whole family.

Nehemiah Center is able to spread the word about their services to the community by constantly updating content using Tendenci’s CMS. It is easy to add photos and video, create new pages, update and organize website content, and post news and articles. 

To reach those that share the mission of Nehemiah Center, the website highlights encouraging video testimonials from volunteers and makes it easy for new volunteers to get the information they need to give of their time. With the online Donations module, the Nehemiah Center can engage passionate individuals and immediately secure funds using either a one-time or recurring donations option.

With the open source nature of Tendenci and the one-button data export feature, Nehemiah Center has the ability to create custom reports and additional backups of their site at any time, providing a level of transparency important for both data analysis and security.

Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for organizations around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area Innovation Group (www.sfbig.org), the New York Emmy Awards (www.nyemmys.org) and the Houston Technology Center (www.houstontech.org).

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About Tendenci

Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) develops the Tendenci Open Source platform tailor-made for the unique needs of cause-related organizations including associations and other nonprofits. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall. Tendenci powers the websites of the Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, theHouston Susan G. Komen Foundation and Advance.org, among hundreds of others. Tendenci also offers web design services and integrates other open source applications into the websites of its international client base. Tendenci Open Source  powers websites that encompass a variety of NPO and industry segments around the world. Additional information about Tendenci is available at www.tendenci.com.

 

 


Spaulding For Children Adoption Center Moves to Tendenci

New Website to Highlight Adoption Services for Adoptive Children and their Families

spaudlingforchildren-tendenci.pngHOUSTON, May 31, 2015 –Tendenci  (www.tendenci.com), the software development company spearheading the Tendenci Open Source platform for associations and other nonprofits (NPOs), is proud to release a dynamic new website for Spaulding for Children. The website, https://www.spauldingforchildren.org, is powered by Tendenci Open Source, which ensures that the organization's online presence continues to find loving homes for hard-to-place children.

Tendenci Open Source was released as an open source solution for associations and non-profits to give cause-related organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence.

Spaulding for Children works with families that are seeking to adopt children that historically have a difficult time finding a home - those from broken homes, looking to be adopted with their siblings, or children with disabilities. Families that open their hearts and their homes to these children are unique and individually selected for the calling.

Spaulding for Children encourages frequent return visits to the website by constantly updating content using Tendenci’s CMS. It is easy to add photos and video, create new pages, update and organize website content, and post news and articles. 

To meet the needs of potential adoptive families, the agency uses Tendenci’s integrated event calendar to schedule informational meetings and custom forms that allow for self-reflection prior to embarking on this life-changing decision. With the online Donations module, the agency can engage passionate individuals and immediately secure funds using either a one-time or recurring donations option.

tendeci-eventlog-aggregate-reporting.pngAmong the capabilities that make the Tendenci platform so powerful is its ability to sort and analyze the activity of website users. This allows organizations using Tendenci to better target and tailor information based on observed user behaviors.

Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for organizations around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area Innovation Group (www.sfbig.org), the New York Emmy Awards (www.nyemmys.org) and the Houston Technology Center (www.houstontech.org).

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About Tendenci

Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) develops the Tendenci Open Source platform tailor-made for the unique needs of cause-related organizations including associations and other nonprofits. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall. Tendenci powers the websites of the Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the Houston Susan G. Komen Foundation and Advance.org, among hundreds of others. Tendenci also offers web design services and integrates other open source applications into the websites of its international client base. Tendenci Open Source  powers websites that encompass a variety of NPO and industry segments around the world. Additional information about Tendenci is available at www.tendenci.com.

 

 


New York Emmy Awards Association Releases Redesigned Tendenci Website

Redesigned Website to Promote Emmy Award Winners

nyemmys-tendenci.pngHOUSTON, April 27, 2015 –Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) is pleased to announce the release of a redesigned website for the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, www.nyemmys.org. NY NATAS is a long-time Tendenci client and upgraded to the latest version of Tendenci in order to take advantage of the online community forums and extended reporting options.

In addition to these and other software features, the site has a fresh new look that professionally represents the membership and is full mobile-responsive, meeting the needs of all of their users, from members, to sponsors to media outlets. 

The NY NATAS association uses Tendenci's AMS features to manage multiple membership types, host educational events and promote communication among their members. The CMS aspects of Tendenci make it easy for NY NATAS administrators to quickly and easily update site content to keep the information fresh and interesting.

Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for organizations around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area Innovation Group (www.sfbig.org), the American International Club of Geneva (www.amclub.ch) and the Houston Technology Center (www.houstontech.org).

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About Tendenci

Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) develops the Tendenci Open Source platform tailor-made for the unique needs of cause-related organizations including associations and other nonprofits. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall. Tendenci powers the websites of the Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the Houston Susan G. Komen Foundation and Advance.org, among hundreds of others. Tendenci also offers web design services and integrates other open source applications into the websites of its international client base. Tendenci Open Source  powers websites that encompass a variety of NPO and industry segments around the world. Additional information about Tendenci is available at www.tendenci.com.


Schipul – The Web Marketing Company Becomes Tendenci

Rebranding Aligns Company Name with Focus on Tendenci® Open Source CMS Platform

tendenci_logo.jpegHOUSTON, November 18, 2013 – To better align its corporate identity with the company’s current and future focus, Schipul – The Web Marketing Company has changed its name to Tendenci - The Open Source AMS. The change illustrates the company’s commitment to the Tendenci® Open Source content management system (CMS) for nonprofits. The company will continue to provide Web marketing services to current and future customers through its Schipul Web Marketing business unit.

“After building the Schipul brand since 1997 to be among the leaders in Web marketing in Houston, this is not a change we took lightly,” said Ed Schipul, CEO of Tendenci - The Open Source AMS. “We have a window of opportunity to make Tendenci Open Source CMS the world’s leading OPEN - Source software platform for nonprofit organizations (NPOs), associations and other cause-related organizations – and nothing can illustrate our laser focus on the open Tendenci community like changing our name to Tendenci.”

Cause-related organizations make up a significant market. The National Center for Charitable Statistics reports that more than 1.4 million NPOs are registered in the U.S., including nearly 1 million charities, nearly 100,000 private foundations and more than 360,000 other types of NPOs, including chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations and civic leagues. These organizations deserve an open source website management platform purpose-built for their unique technology needs.

“We have experienced growing interest and excitement around the Tendenci project, and we foresee tremendous opportunity for us to enable NPOs, associations and other cause-related organizations to connect and organize the world’s people and do good, which has been our vision since day one,” said Schipul. “We are redoubling our efforts to make it easy for the open source community to participate in the development of the Tendenci CMS platform for the benefit of thousands if not millions of cause-related organizations.”

Last year, following a decade of in-house development, Schipul released Tendenci CMS as an open source solution to give cause-related organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence. Tendenci Open Source CMS platform offers functionality purpose-built to serve the unique needs of these organizations, such as donation and fundraising management, online events management and registration, membership management, rich media management, integrated search engine optimization, and more.

Tendenci Open Source CMS has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for NPOs, associations and other cause-related organizations around the world, including Metropolitan New York Library Council (www.metro.org), Houston Technology Center (www.houstontech.org) and Depelchin™ Children’s Center (www.depelchin.org).

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About Tendenci

Headquartered in Houston, Texas with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci (www.tendenci.com) develops the Tendenci Open Source CMS platform tailor-made for the unique needs of cause-related organizations including associations and other nonprofits. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall. Tendenci powers the websites of DePelchin Children's Center, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and Tony Chachere's® Creole Foods, among hundreds of others. Tendenci’s Schipul Web Marketing business unit provides web marketing services to an international client base that encompasses a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Additional information about Tendenci and Schipul is available here

 

Thank You. 

The Tendenci Team. 


Houston Public Library Foundation Selects Tendenci® CMS Platform to Power New Website

Showcases support for the Houston Public Library through advocacy, fundraising

Tendenci Powers HPLF Nonprofit WebsiteHOUSTON, January 29, 2013 – The Houston Public Library Foundation (HPLF) has launched a dynamic website powered by Tendenci (www.tendenci.com), the open source Content Management System for nonprofit organizations (NPOs), which makes it easier than ever for Houstonians to support the Houston Public Library. The new website, www.houstonlibraryfoundation.org, was designed by Schipul - The Web Marketing Company (www.schipul.com), a leading Web marketing and software development company based in Houston.

HPLF is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on increasing the Houston community’s awareness of the vital role our Houston Public Library plays in its quality of life. Featuring large, colorful photographs that depict how HPLF supports the Houston Public Library through advocacy and fundraising, the new website uses Tendenci’s broad range of capabilities to promote upcoming events and sponsorship opportunities, recruit volunteers and encourage online donations. The organization also uses Tendenci’s integrated digital media management package to organize, collect and share photos of HPLF’s activities.

“Previously, our Web presence consisted of a single page on the Houston Public Library website, which didn’t provide the platform we needed to engage the community, encourage donations and showcase how we use funds to advance the Library’s mission,” said Maya Houston, executive director of HPLF. “The team at Schipul did a great job of visually capturing and presenting what the foundation is all about and Tendenci CMS makes it easy to add and edit content to keep the site fresh and lively.”

While the City of Houston supports the Library's basic expenses, such as salaries and materials, the Houston Public Library Foundation contributes significant funding for additional books and materials, programming, critical staff development and training, marketing and communications materials and minor refurbishment projects. Without the private funds raised by HPLF, many of the free programs the community relies upon, such as Summer Reading and resume writing classes, would not be possible.

Schipul has released Tendenci CMS as an open source product to give NPOs such as Houston Public Library Foundation greater control over their online presence. The Tendenci site automatically recognizes and accommodates mobile and tablet users by auto-resizing and formatting to the width and height of any device. Tendenci also allows administrators to manage online calendar events and registration for these events including reporting and e-mail notifications. It also features out-of-the-box search engine optimization and Web analytics integration to help maximize and track online visibility.

Tendenci CMS has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for nonprofit organizations and associations around the world, including Metropolitan New York Library Council (www.metro.org), Houston Technology Center (www.houstontech.org) and Komen Houston (www.komen-houston.org).

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About Schipul - The Web Marketing Company

Schipul – The Web Marketing Company develops and builds websites on the Open Source Tendenci CMS (www.tendenci.org) system for NPOs, a revenue generating online tool with over a half million people logging in during the past year and millions of users overall. Schipul is headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, and provides web marketing services to an international client base that encompasses a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Schipul’s clients include the Houston Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and Tony Chachere's® Creole Foods, among many others. Additional information about Schipul is available at www.schipul.com and www.tendenci.com.


Schipul – The Web Marketing Company Receives AMA Houston 2009 Tech Sector Marketer of the Year Award

Schipul promotes Web marketing, social media for companies, nonprofits and government through comprehensive marketing initiative

Schipul is the 2009 Tech Sector Marketer of the YearHOUSTON, March 16, 2010
 – Schipul – The Web Marketing Company (www.schipul.com), a leading provider of Web marketing and social media consulting services, was recognized last night as the top Houston Tech Sector Marketer for 2009 by the American Marketing Association’s Houston Chapter. Schipul was an early adopter of social media tools that have dramatically changed the communication landscape and has been an outspoken advocate for strategically and ethically integrating social media into marketing strategies.
 
Approximately 200 Houston-based companies, organizations and institutions were nominated by their industry peers, marketing leaders and chapter members for their innovative and effective marketing programs. As the winner in its Tech Sector Marketer category, Schipul was among the 40 Best of Category winners announced last night during a ceremony at the Alley Theatre. The award was determined by a vote of AMA Houston members combined with votes from a panel of local marketing professionals.

“As each year goes by, our Web marketing activities move more and more into the mainstream of marketing, so this recognition illustrates that our efforts meet the high standards of the best marketers in Houston,” said Schipul – The Web Marketing Company founder and President Ed Schipul. “We thank our customers most of all for giving us the opportunity to show how the Web and social media tools can build brands and connect with their communities.”
 
The Marketer of the Year Award nomination recognized Schipul – The Web Marketing Company’s encouragement and facilitation of the Personal Brands of its employees. With community building at its core, the firm’s employees -- fondly referred to as ‘Schipulites’ -- are involved in numerous arts and nonprofit organizations, including Only in Houston, which promotes the city’s creative community, and Houston NetSquared, a nonprofit technology organization.
 
The Schipul team uses multiple blogs, Twitter, Facebook, a speakers bureau, in-person and Web-based training, videos and photos to educate businesses and nonprofits about the power of the Web and social media. Its inaugural SchipulCon ’09 attracted nearly 200 marketers and public relations practitioners.
 

About Schipul - The Web Marketing Company

Schipul – The Web Marketing Company developed and builds on the Tendenci Web marketing application, a powerful online tool with over a half million people logging in during the past year and millions of users overall. Schipul is based in Houston, and provides marketing services on the Internet to more than 300 organizations from a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Schipul’s nonprofit clients include the Web Analytics Association, Houston Zoo and the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, among many others. 
 
 
 

 

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Schipul nominated to HBJ Houston Fast 100 list 2007

Fast 100 Logo 2007Schipul - The Web Marketing Company is pleased to have been nominated for the Houston Fast 100 Award.

 

The Houston Fast 100 Award, sponsored by the Houston Business Journal, honors 100 of the fastest growing companies in Houston.  The businesses are ranked according to their past 2-year growth and are required to be headquartered in the Houston area and be a minimum of five-years-old.

Such recognition is especially meaningful to Schipul as we continue to help businesses, associations and non profit groups grow and connect in our local Houston, national and international communities. Be sure to check out the Open Source

 

The Houston Fast 100 awards will be awarded on September 14th, 2007.

 

 

 

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