Category: Blog

New Case Study: Washington Environmental Council

Did you know? Our Principal, Karen Uffelman, once went on a 6-week climbing trip. We love the outdoors and are grateful to those who care for it. Washington Environmental Council (WEC) and it’s sister organization Washington Conservation Voters (WCV) work to protect, restore, and sustain Washington’s environment for all. We were thrilled to help them …

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Organizing Opportunities in the Trump Era

If President Trump keeps even a fraction of the promises made by Candidate Trump, an unprecedented number of people in our country will suffer immediate and serious consequences. If your organization works on any of the many issues under threat, this is a golden organizing opportunity that you cannot afford to ignore.

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A New Definition of Greatness

kids march for MLK

“If you want to be important—wonderful. If you want to be recognized—wonderful. If you want to be great—wonderful. But recognize that he who is greatest among you shall be your servant. That’s a new definition of greatness.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. How lucky we are that our nation sets aside a day to be great …

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Goodbye, 2016! (the remix)

Percolator Mix Tape

So 2016…First we lost Prince, and now we’ve lost our national minds. No matter what is happening in the topsy turvy world, at the Percolator office one constant is music. We worked, played, wallowed (just a little), and danced (a lot) to these inspiring tunes this year. Enjoy! In no particular order, this is our 2016 …

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Play in Your Salesforce Sandbox!

sandbox

I love the Road Runner cartoons! Somehow, the very fabric of space and time seems to twist and fold to the liking of this Jedi Master bird. But most of us can relate much more to our buddy Wile E. Coyote. The only law that seems to cater to Wile E. (and us) is Murphy’s …

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The Mountaineers Go Mobile

Mountaineers mobile

Go check out mountaineers.org on your favorite mobile device. It’s beautiful! The early engagement strategy work we did with The Mountaineers (here’s a link the case study) is now displayed at our fingertips, and kudos to the lovely design and web development from our friends Neal Maher, Ethical UX, and the awesome team at Jazkarta. Our …

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Hitting the Trail at Dreamforce ’16

dreamforce

This week, Percolator will be trekking to San Francisco to learn, share knowledge, and play at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual event. You’ll find us camping at the Salesforce.org Lodge to hear how you turn followers into champions, checking out tech and strategy sessions, and meeting with nonprofits about our engagement tracking app, StepUp. Want to meet up? …

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Salesforce Integration Supercharges Dogwood’s Organizing

Dogwood Distributed Organizing

When Dogwood Initiative needed to mobilize BC residents to reclaim decision making power over the air, land, and water they depend on, they turned to distributed organizing— motivating and empowering champion volunteers to lead and organize others. When they needed all the tools they rely on for distributed organizing to integrate instead of get in …

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