Marker Seven Launches Online Philanthropy Site for New Progressive Coalition

Marker Seven, a local Web development company, designed, developed and launched a cutting edge platform for New Progressive Coalition (NPC), a political venture that helps individuals target their charitable and political giving more effectively. At the forefront of the Web design world, Marker Seven’s work is showcased in the site designed for client NPC, and sets the pace for a new era of online giving.

NPC founder, Kirstin Falk, remarks, “Marker Seven is the perfect technology partner to help us execute our vision of growing and engaging a new generation of political investors. With the help of Marker Seven, NPC has created an online marketplace that enables our members to invest in political change more effectively.”

BusinessWeek.com’s Innovation section recently profiled NPC, a company geared toward connecting the online community to progressive nonprofit groups, bringing philanthropy into the online age. The business model of connecting charities with investors through the medium of a robust Web site brings with it impressive additions to the usual tax write off.

Marker Seven’s design team created the site to function at a high level, allowing NPC to deliver on its business plan. The site has appeal for novice and experienced philanthropists alike; www.NewProgressiveCoalition.com offers detailed information about organizations, enabling donors to give smartly. Marker Seven applied its expertise in development, design, extranets, intranets and cutting edge technology solutions in order to achieve the goals and implement features including:

  • The online user portfolio allows management of multiple contributions
  • Taxonomy allows for detailed searching, filtering and browsing of members and organizations
  • Access to recordings, research papers, contact information for other members & organizations
  • User "dashboard" stays with you when logged in to provide shortcuts five star rating system for users to rate organizations and proposals
  • Event hosting, searching and R.S.V.P.; searchable by interest & location
  • Ecommerce for members register, renew & invest in non-profits by organization
  • Individuals & organizations can create and edit a full profile, privacy and communication settings

“Changing political charity from a financial burden into an investment in a positive future is one of the reasons working on this project is so exciting,” notes Marker Seven founder, John Clauss.

Marker Seven’s work with forward thinking community organizations is a continuing and growing effort. New and cutting edge launches in an array of industries will be announced through the spring and summer from Marker Seven, offering internet solutions made simple.

About Marker Seven

Marker Seven is a full-service digital agency. Established in 1999 and headquarters in San Francisco, Marker Seven is comprised of a cross-disciplinary in-house team of analysts, architects, designers and developers. The agency provides both online marketing and business solutions which allow companies to build brands and streamline operations. Marker Seven helps clients ranging from leading regional businesses to Fortune 500 companies create memorable digital experiences by guiding them through the full life cycle of a project. Among the award-winning agency's clients are such premier global brands as Pearson Education, Disney, IBM, Blue Shield, Ghirardelli Chocolate and more. For more information visit www.markerseven.com

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