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about Quicksilver's clients

Who we serve

Some of Quicksilver's past and present clients include:
  • AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource, UCSF
  • Bananas, Inc.
  • The California Endowment
  • California Native Plant Society
  • The Charles Schwab Foundation
  • Community Violence Solutions
  • CompuMentor
  • Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Family and Children Law Center
  • Girls' Justice Initiative
  • Housing Authority of the County of Marin
  • The James Irvine Foundation
  • The Marin Community Foundation
  • Marin Continuum of Housing and Services
  • MDRC
  • NeuroAIDS Consortium, UCSF
  • Novato Human Needs Center
  • The Paramount Theater
  • Philliber Research Associates
  • San Francisco Department of Human Services
  • The Sierra Club (San Francisco Bay Chapter)


Types of organizations

Although Quicksilver serves a very diverse range of nonprofit and public sector clients, a large part of our work is done with:
  • Providers of direct human services (homelessness and housing, legal aid, violence prevention, violence prevention, childcare referrals)
  • Evaluators
  • Scientific and medical researchers
  • Private foundations
  • National and local advocacy organizations
  • Environmental groups


Types of databases

Our clients use our databases for many different purposes:
  • Client and service tracking
  • Client and service tracking for homeless individuals (HMIS)
  • Contact management
  • Fundraising
  • Scientific research
  • Biospecimen banking
  • Eligibility assessment
  • Grant management
  • Project management and evaluation
  • Employee and benefit tracking
Quicksilver's products range from single-station standalone Microsoft Access databases to web-enabled systems (usually developed in PHP and mySQL) to nationally-distributed client-server solutions using Microsoft SQL Server.


Other services

Although most of our work is database-related, our clients also retain our consulting services in a number of other areas related to nonprofit use of technology, including project management, community use of technology, and web development.

have you heard...?

February 2015: Quicksilver renews its database grant program, offering a full package of database development and training to selected organizations at no cost


Please contact us!

(510) 233-7886
1418 Liberty Street
El Cerrito, CA 94530-2224