Welcome to March

In case you hadn’t heard, March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Even though C3 doesn’t focus on general public “tell your friends to get a colonoscopy” awareness, it’s still a ridiculously busy time for us. A few days ago, Representative Kay Granger of Texas and Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island introduced HR 1189, Colorectal Cancer…

Salesforce crossroads

We’ve been using Salesforce as our primary everything database since mid 2006. Our database is set up based on the old nonprofit best practice of putting individual constituents/donors in a bucket “Individual” account. Contacts are linked to donations solely through contact roles. With new goodies from Salesforce like Apex, summary fields and cross-object formulas, it’s…