Tendenci is a private company that supports the growth and development of the free, open source Tendenci software platform. Founded by Tendenci creator Ed Schipul in 1997, Tendenci hosts websites around the world, specifically focused on the non-profit industry. Tendenci offers easy online signup for new sites to get Associations and NPO’s up and running quickly as well as custom design and build for larger NPO’s that want a uniquely branded site. Tendenci is an open source platform that meets the requirements of NPO’s and associations without the need for multiple plug-ins. Tendenci launches with memberships, events, content management, job boards, directories, media albums, donations and reporting ready to go for a seamless integration of data and rich reporting features. For 16 years, Tendenci operated under the name Schipul – The Web Marketing Company, acquiring national non-profits and professional associations as clients and fine-tuning the Tendenci platform based on their needs. In 2013, Schipul officially changed its name to Tendenci to reflect the company’s dedication to building the strongest and most secure web-based software platform for NPO’s globally.