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Spring membership drives are in full swing so it is important to know how to effectively launch your membership renewal campaign from within CiviCRM. With that in mind, be sure you are taking advantage of the "Scheduled Reminders" feature! It is a great tool to make sure each member receives a timely email from the system reminding them that their membership is about to expire...

Using CiviCRM to Promote Animal Rescue

An interview with Mary Ann Bopp, Development Director of Pets Alive

Pets Alive is a no-kill animal rescue organization, with the mission to improve the lives of companion animals through rescue, adoption, advocacy, collaboration, intervention and...

In celebration and recognition of International Women's Day 2018 that took placd on March 8, Cividesk backed 12 new loans in 12 different countries on Kiva.org to support various industries and purposes for women-driven initiatives. Each loan was matched...

Checksum tokens generate personalized links* that allow users to be identified when interacting with your website without logging in! When users click on a checksum link, they are directed towards a standalone profile, contribution or event page where any contact information already in the database will auto-populate. This saves...

We are happy to announce that the HelpTab extension is available to all our customers as part of the default configuration of their CiviCRM.

The HelpTab extension provides contextual help for CiviCRM: on any back-office CiviCRM page a little tab appears on the right side of your screen. Clicking on that tab will bring up a list of articles related to this page, clicking...

Giving Back is a cornerstone of the Cividesk company culture. In addition to offering pro-bono services to qualifying organizations, we consistently fund loans for deserving and underserved small businesses and entrepreneurs across the globe via the Kiva initiative because we too believe that "Dreams are universal. Opportunity is not."

Cividesk now has more than 70 open loans...

To record a "Pending (Pay Later) event registration from the back office, you would begin as you would for any other back office event registration, but there are four key things to remember when creating a "Pending (Pay Later) event registration" - i.e. a registration for which payment has yet to be received (numbers correspond to the screen shot below and should be performed...

Cividesk often does custom development for its customers, and we recently came into multiple requests that involved splitting incoming contributions, but for very different purposes. Let me explain.

One of our customers is a large national organization with regional chapters. Their members subscribe to the national organization, but a large percentage of their membership dues are...

CiviCRM can handle all of your complex event options - the best way to start is to understand what information you will need to manage your event (participant counts, meal choices, etc.), and then configure your information in such a way that will allow you to report easily and effectively as participants begin to register.

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The American Herbalists Guild was founded in 1989 as a non-profit, educational organization to represent the goals and voices of herbalists specializing in the medicinal use of plants. Our primary goal is to promote a high level of professionalism and education in the study and practice of therapeutic herbalism.

Mission...

Cividesk is bringing CiviCamp back to Denver for a Mile-High CiviCamp on March 15th!
This casual, locally organized, one-day event is intended for evaluating, new and current users of CiviCRM.
 
Attend the morning sessions to learn about what CiviCRM can do for your organization, take part in the afternoon sessions to hone your CiviCRM skills...

The First Tee of Denver mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Through after-school and in-school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like...

You may already know that CiviCRM lets you send notifications to an activity assignee based on activity type. Perhaps you noticed that, in the past, it was only an ON/OFF option, meaning you could either send assignee notifications for ALL activities or NONE.

We are happy to announce that the ability to choose the activity type for which CiviCRM users want to send notifications is...

Did you know you can use a CiviCRM profile to customize your mailing list signups, even if you use MailChimp? Of course, you can offer just a list of groups to a given subscriber, but when you use a profile, you can also collect important data about that subscriber that can help target your constituents more effectively. Regardless of which method you choose, both rely on groups that are...

Let's say you have an event on which you have allowed Pending (Pay Later) registrations (i.e. a check is to be sent by a given date to the office), and like many of us do, the vast majority of participants decide to send in their checks at the very last minute - now you have a whole bunch of payments to record against a whole bunch of Pending (Pay Later) contributions - why...

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