Ginkgo Street Labs

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Drupal, WordPress, Joomla!

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Implementation, Ongoing support, Hosting, Training, Custom code and extensions, Data migration and imports

About us

Our technology philosophy is human-centric. People power is key to advancing the causes of nonprofit and advocacy organizations; technology should empower individuals rather than attempt to replace or de-emphasize their roles. For us, this means listening to our customers and really understanding what drives them so we can suggest the best solution to help them realize their vision.
CiviCRM Services

Our CiviCRM services

We are a full-service CiviCRM shop. We relish the custom work and derive great satisfaction from doing organizational assessments and CiviCRM implementations. From requirements gathering, to data migrations, deployment and training, we will guide you through it. We are familiar with the unique needs of small and medium sized nonprofits and will skillfully manage your projects to meet your priorities in the most efficient way possible. Find out about our latest work on our website: http://ginkgostreet.com/tour-the-lab

Case Studies

Creative South

Creative South started four years ago as a grassroots event, and is now one of the premier art and design events in the Southeast. Creative South prides itself in nurturing personal design...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on October 18, 2014 - 15:22

Diverse City Fund

From their website: The Diverse City Fund works to nurture community leaders and grassroots projects which are acting to transform Washington, DC into a more just, vibrant place to live. Through...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on February 19, 2014 - 14:49

American Medical Women's Association

AMWA's stated mission: The American Medical Women’s Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women’s...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on February 19, 2014 - 08:48

Articles

Announcing CiviVolunteer 2.2.2 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is pleased to announce the availability of CiviVolunteer 2.2.2 for CiviCRM 4.7.21 and above. Site administrators maintaining an older version of CiviCRM should upgrade core...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on September 21, 2017 - 09:27

We're doubling the number of extensions available - Volunteer reviewers needed

The CiviCRM extensions community is thriving. Presently there are 270 extensions listed in the Extensions Directory and countless more scattered around the Internet in GitHub repos and the like. Last...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on February 2, 2017 - 09:56

Announcing CiviVolunteer 2.2 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is pleased to announce the availability of CiviVolunteer 2.2. Two themes are evident in this release: improving stability and furthering the multi-tier use case. The increased...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on December 3, 2016 - 22:50

From Accidental Techie to CiviCRM Contributor

I discovered CiviCRM as I was transitioning from accidental techie to intentional techie. While it's true that a TRS-80 Color Computer featured heavily in my childhood — I would secretly leave it...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on July 24, 2016 - 15:34

Announcing CiviVolunteer 2.0 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is proud to announce the availability of CiviVolunteer 2.0 to the CiviCRM community. CiviVolunteer adds volunteer management to the donor tracking, membership management and...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on March 2, 2016 - 16:25

Announcing CiviVolunteer 2.0 Beta2 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is excited to announce that the second beta release of CiviVolunteer 2.0 is now available for test-driving as well as for downloading! What’s New Public list of volunteer...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on December 16, 2015 - 09:26

Announcing CiviVolunteer 2.0 Beta1 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is excited to announce that the first beta release of CiviVolunteer 2.0 is now available for test-driving as well as for downloading! What’s New Public list of volunteer...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on November 20, 2015 - 11:46

Preview of CiviVolunteer 2.0: Volunteer Registration as Shopping Cart

In my last blog post I promised I'd share more about CiviVolunteer 2.0's new features as they come together. We've finished our first round of development on what I've been calling the volunteer...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on September 14, 2015 - 15:01

CiviVolunteer 2.0: What's In the Works

Thanks to tremendous support from the CiviCRM community, development of CiviVolunteer 2.0 is well underway, with a beta slated to be released in time for the CiviCRM User Summit in September. Read on...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on August 21, 2015 - 09:41

Announcing CiviVolunteer 1.4 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is excited to announce the release of CiviVolunteer 1.4 for CiviCRM 4.5.x and 4.6.x! This release was made possible by funding from Manhattan Neighborhood Network, the country's...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on April 16, 2015 - 07:21

Power of CiviCRM: Beyond Silos, Spreadsheets & Proprietary CRMs

Ginkgo Street Labs recently hosted a webinar on the ‘Power of CiviCRM’, to talk about how organizations of all sizes are using this open-source software to solve a variety of challenges. Constituent...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on December 16, 2014 - 08:32

Mapping the Future: Volunteer Management with CiviCRM

Whether your nonprofit or social good organization is small, like the local animal shelter, or large, like the Creative South conference, chances are volunteers mean a lot to your mission. Ginkgo...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on November 24, 2014 - 08:35

Survey & Raffle: Help Improve CiviVolunteer

Volunteers play an important role in nonprofit organizations not only in terms of the time they donate, but also because they serve as ambassadors for organizations and frequently become regular...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on November 18, 2014 - 12:12

Cast Your Vote Now for CiviVolunteer Functionality & 4.5 Upgrade Testers Needed

If you are one of the early adopters of CiviVolunteer on 4.4.x and planning to upgrade to 4.5, your help is needed to test out the 4.5 release of CiviVolunteer 1.3. This release is to ensure that...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on August 27, 2014 - 06:04

Bugs you won't see in CiviCRM 4.5 - A report from the Tahoe Sprint

As Andrew wrote earlier this week, the post-CiviCon code sprint in Tahoe, CA, has divided up into smaller teams in an effort to bring version 4.5 to feature-freeze. I've been working in Kurund's...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on April 30, 2014 - 08:18

CiviVolunteer 1.3 is out with bug fixes and new features

This weekend I pushed out version 1.3 of CiviVolunteer. It contains a handful of bugfixes (check out the commit history for more on that) and a new feature that is the subject of this post....
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on February 11, 2014 - 11:34

The best thing we built at the London code sprint

Thousands of feet in the air, halfway between my Washington, D.C. home and the cottage I shared with 20+ CiviCRMers for the better part of a week, I struggle to sum up the code sprint that has put...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on October 14, 2013 - 07:51

CiviVolunteer Scope and Use Cases

  Since our first blog post on CiviVolunteer, we've been on the lookout for user stories that differ from our own, as well as input from other CiviCRM users about what they'd like CiviVolunteer to...
by Frank Gómez of Ginkgo Street Labs
on November 29, 2012 - 14:39

CiviVolunteer - Make It Happen

Better volunteer management tools have been on the want list of many a CiviCRM user, dating back as far as 2006. Many of the organizations we work with require tools for managing volunteers apropos...
[display_name] photoby Michael Daryabeygi of Ginkgo Street Labs
on September 14, 2012 - 09:52