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In almost every segment of business, education and government, millions of our delighted customers use FileMaker to organize projects, people, assets and more.

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WGBH Boston

Enlightening, educational, and entertaining. But like its commercial sister, public television doesn't just happen. At WGBH in Boston, production of some of public TV's favorite programs requires talent, energy, commitment -- and money. And helping to keep key elements in that equation organized, you'll find FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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United States Eye Injury Registry

The human eye is a delicate, vital organ -- and repairing damage to it can often challenge the limits of medical science. Ophthalmologist -- those surgeons who specialize in treatment of eye injuries -- must constantly stay abreast of new developments and techniques to keep their skills finely honed. The United States Eye Injury Registry helps bring doctors this type of information -- through a nationwide data pool managed with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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The Salk Institute

The Salk Institute is a private, non-profit, research organization located in La Jolla, California. Scientists here are dedicated to fundamental research in biology and its relation to health, studying such challenging problems as the organization and operation of the brain, the control of gene activity, and the molecular origins of cancer, AIDS and other diseases.

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The New York Public Library

There's nothing more organized than a library -- shelf after shelf, cabinet after cabinet, everything has a place and everything is in its place. And every department has its own organizational needs. That's why in the Communications and Marketing department and the Branch Libraries' Web Office of The New York Public Library, staffers are really excited by the new features in the latest version of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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The National Council of La Raza

A national civil rights organization depends on a strong presence to accomplish its goals. Conferences, fundraising campaigns, and other organized events keep its mission before the public. It's a vast task, and for the National Council of La Raza, it's made more much manageable, more efficient, and more productive with FileMaker Pro, the award winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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The Gorilla Foundation

She's about five feet tall, weighs about 300 pounds, is covered with thick black fur, loves to play with kittens and watch TV, and she's got a lot on her mind. She's Koko, the world-famous lowland gorilla, who communicates using American Sign Language, and she's the living symbol of the Gorilla Foundation's ongoing efforts to preserve her species. Based in Redwood City, California, the Foundation's small but dedicated research team breaks new ground in interspecies communication, great ape linguistic study, and the place of the great apes in the global conservation picture. And storing the vast archive of data gathered through this research, you’ll find FileMaker Pro 8.5.

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The Food Connection

The Food Connection is a non-profit organization that supplies supplemental groceries to families in need in Pierce County in the state of Washington. Serving between 150 and 200 families per day, The Food Connection gives many families the assistance they need to get back on their feet, as well as providing education in the areas of nutrition, gardening, canning and other money-saving practices.

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Smithsonian Institution

At the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Photographic Services, documenting photographic materials is as vital as the actual creation of those images, and indexing can be a complicated job, especially when the indexing system must work across platforms. But cross-platform flexibility is a central feature of the latest version of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Shoah Visual History Foundation

During the filming of his Oscar-winning Schindler's List, Steven Spielberg was approached by survivors of the Holocaust, who said that they too had stories they wanted to tell. These men and women weren't interested in making movies, but felt a passionate need to share their experiences with others.

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Managing media relations is no task for the unprepared. You've got to know who's who, where's where, and who gets what when. And you've got to get it right the first time. That's why the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art keeps its media contacts in order with the PressFile, built around FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Polly Klaas Foundation

"Making America Safe For All Children." That's the slogan of the Polly Klaas Foundation, working for more than a decade to help locate missing and endangered kids and to help their families coordinate efforts with law enforcement agencies nationwide. Named in memory of Polly Klaas, a northern California girl abducted and killed in 1993, Foundation staff and volunteers work ceaselessly to help children and families in trouble ­ and to ensure the safety of future generations of youngsters. At the Foundation's headquarters in Petaluma, California, a powerful FileMaker Pro database system maintains essential case files.

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Partnerships With Industry

Helping people help themselves -- through job training and job placement programs conducted in cooperation with the business community -- is the mission of Partnerships With Industry. And Partnerships With Industry accomplishes this mission with the information-processing power of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc. Based in San Diego, California, Partnerships With Industry is proud of what it does. "We're a non-profit social-service agency working to provide employment training and placement services for people with developmental disabilities who need support in achieving their vocational objectives," explains Peter Callstrom, the organization's Executive Director. " PWI makes vocational dreams come true. We've built lasting, mutually-beneficial partnerships with over 500 businesses, and we provide services to over a thousand individuals and families." And some of those firms are household names -- PWI has helped people find work in such companies as QUALCOMM, Sea World, Callaway Golf, Mervyn's, Legoland and hundreds of other leading businesses,

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New York Cares

When New York and the nation faced adversity in September 2001, normally dour and cynical New Yorkers showed they have a big heart. Then as today, New York Cares was there, organizing volunteers and helping in the 9/11 recovery effort. And at the heart of New York cares, you'll find FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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MusicFest Canada

From all over a great nation they come -- thousands of young musicians, eager to demonstrate their skills, excited by the chance to compete for national honors in Canada's largest educational non-profit music festival. And leading up to the competition, volunteer staffers help keep the contestants organized with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Lutheran Church Extension Fund

A church is more than just a building -- it's a group of people united by a common belief, working together toward a common goal. That's the philosophy behind the Capital Funding Services program administered by the Lutheran Church Extension Fund, a program which depends on the impressive information-tracking abilities of FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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FIRST

Reaching out to help middle and high school students build an interest in the practical, real world aspects of science and technology -- that's what they do at FIRST. The acronym means "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology," and this New Hampshire non-profit takes full advantage of the latest advances in information technology, managing its vital data with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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California Sea Grant

California Sea Grant College Program funds vital marine science research at academic institutions throughout California. Based at the University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, California Sea Grant is the largest of 30 programs in the United States and Puerto Rico. And essential to organizing the data which accumulates as part of the grant process is FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Aggressive Skaters Association

They aren't just in-line skaters -- they're Aggressive Skaters. Skaters who compete for points and prestige on a professional scale. Stunts and spills, thrills and chills -- and above all, speed. Intense, glorious speed. And keeping track of these breathtaking athletes requires a database program that's just as fast, just as flexible -- FileMaker Pro, the award winning database software from FileMaker, Inc.

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