PledgeBank is a powerful tool for encouraging people to take action and to positively pressure their friends, family, and neighbors to join them... by creating conditional pledges of the form, 'I will do X but only if N people will do X too.' For example, 'I will vote in the next presidental election but only if 25 young American adults will do the same' or 'I will donate my clothes and shoes that don't fit me or that I haven't worn in the past 3 months to a local homeless shelter but only if 10 other people will do the same.
After being introduced to the Drupal / CiviCRM world at OSS Camp Delhi, Ravi Sagar was inspired to start a Hindi Translation for CiviCRM. Translations are big projects, so would be great if folks could help him out. To start helping the Hindi translation, please create an account on our Pootle server
We recently got a consulting contract to integrate Organic Groups, CiviCRM Groups and CiviCRM ACL's. The project specification is here. I've just committed a set of files that implement most of the above functionality. Here are a few highlights of this module.
NTEN (The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network) is conducting on online survey for users of Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) tools. Please consider taking a few minutes to participate. Your feedback will be useful to the project team - and will help others evaluate CiviCRM as a solution for their organization.
I traveled all the way to Delhi to attend OSSCampDelhi, Non-Conference (Bar Camp), my first Open Source Camp in India. It started well with a good presentation on "HIGH Performance Websites". Speaker shared few tricks how to make you front-end load faster.
Those of you who have been following our blog already know that we are currently working on a CiviMail focused release. Some of the exciting items to be included are:
We have started a new list to talk about extensions to CiviCRM to handle the constituent, donor and membership management aspects of open source foundations. You can sign up for the list here. One of the main goals of this project is to enable integration with LedgerSMB, an open source accounting package.