TDB Stories & Updates

screenshot of the Databank as it appeared in 2006

10 years of change and growth at thedatabank – Senior Software Engineer Sean Gardner reflects

In the 10 years I’ve been at thedatabank, we’ve always been located in the TractorWorks building in Minneapolis’ North Loop. In 2006 we were a smaller company on the third floor, still building up after surviving the dotcom bust. The building and the neighborhood were kind of dumpy. Compared to today, you might say our… Read more

Learning through experience: reflecting on my fellowship

Imagine walking into a room wearing your favorite t-shirt from high school and a pair of ripped jeans when you realize everyone else is dressed in business professional – oh wait, that is me every time I arrive for the first day of class. Pursuing a degree in nonprofit management at a fairly well known… Read more

Meet the new website!

Over the past few months, we’ve been working with a local Minnesotan website developer to re-envision thedatabank, gbc’s website – and we must say, we’re a fan of how it has turned out! We hope you’ll take some time to peruse the new site and check out some of the changes we’ve made. Some pages you… Read more

How to get the most from your next conference experience

It’s hard to believe NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference has already come and gone. This was my second year in attending NTC, and I think I walked away with even better information that last year – and there are a few big reasons why. Here are some of my takeaways on how to have a fruitful… Read more

The best of 2013

It’s hard to believe that 2013 is already coming to a close. It seems like just the other day we were ringing in the new year. Even though the year has flown by, quite a bit has happened! Highlights for thedatabank during 2013 It was a great year for thedatabank in 2013. We had many… Read more