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The Media Consortium is a network of the country’s leading, progressive, independent media outlets. Our mission is to amplify independent media’s voice, increase our collective clout, leverage our current audience and reach new ones.  We believe it is possible and necessary to seize the current moment and change the debate in this country.  We...

Beyond the free and Open Source license, the infinite functional richness and intuitive user interface, one of the best aspects of CiviCRM is its strong Community. And nothing gets you closer to our Community than being part of a Sprint. But what is this Community, what is a Sprint, and why should you care?

CiviCRM is a free and Open Source software. You do not have to pay any licensing...

Email is critical for everybody, but even more so for nonprofit organizations as this represents the primary means to spread the word about their mission, showcase their results, and directly or indirectly sollicit the donations that are critical to their very existence.

We know this well at Cividesk, and have created a world-class email infrastructure to make sure we very reliably send...

Colorado Nonprofit Association leads, serves and strengthens Colorado’s nonprofit community to improve the quality of life throughout our state. This year will boast the 24th year for the Colorado Nonprofit Association...

When crafting a web page or an email, it is often nice to be able to link to content within the same page. This is called an "anchor".  For example, it is popular to have an email table of contents and then link to the content below.  

Doing this with CiviMail just takes a few clicks:

1.  Go to the text that you would like to link to and highlight it. Click ...

Cividesk is unique in the CiviCRM community because we offer several different on-line learning opportunities each month that are convenient and affordable:

30 minute weekly “CiviTips” focus in-depth on one particular feature such as Reporting or CiviMail.

2-hour beginner level courses for those who want something more comprehensive. These are a...

Ruta Civica (Civic Route) is a Mexican volunteer based organization working in civic education and promoting citizen participation in public affairs. Through different campaigns, our mission is to develop the involvement of citizens in the making of the Constitution and laws for Mexico City and its urban planning. Since land zoning, construction and...

Ruta Civica (Civic Route) is a Mexican volunteer based organization working in civic education and promoting citizen participation in public affairs. Through different campaigns, our mission is to develop the involvement of citizens in the making of the Constitution and laws for Mexico City and its urban planning. Since land zoning, construction and...

In a recent blog post, Google announced that it will soon, in the Chrome browser, mark as insecure websites that are using unencrypted communications (ie. http:// instead of https://). We can't wait for this to happen!

Cividesk has always put a strong emphasis on security and privacy. We have...

A few months ago, the core team announced a new strategy for driving CiviCRM development: LExIM. Since then, this strategy has been implemented and has had significant impact in the CiviCRM ecosystem. Yet, it is still not well known by the majority of our end-users. So let's dive in ...

Why a new development strategy?

The core team and partners are always trying...

Class Date: September 29, 2016
Do you want to save time? Are you looking for easy ways to be more efficient in CiviCRM? Then this CiviTip is for you!
Learn how to update a large number of records all at once using "Profiles." For example, let's say you would like to make note that a Thank You note has been sent to all attendees of your event. You don't have to go...

Ever wonder what the "Same email address" checkbox is for in CiviCRM event setup? By default, CiviCRM will only let a user register once for an event with the same email address. Use this checkbox when you want to override the default.

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Is your staff in need of CiviCRM training but would like a more personalized and interactive class? If so, you may be interested in scheduling a private training session for one of our many training courses. Classes are scheduled based on your staff’s availability and the curriculum can be customized to fit your organization’s needs. If preferred, training classes can be conducted in your...

KAIROS is a charitable joint venture administered by the United Church of Canada. Through KAIROS, 11 churches and religious organizations work together in faithful action for ecological justice and human rights. Formed in 2001 by bringing together over 10 previous inter-church coalitions, our justice commitments reach back over 40 years.
We have...

A solution that allows volunteers worldwide to work together

An interview with the Organization for Transformative Works

Cividesk recently spoke with the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW), a nonprofit run by and for fans to provide access to and preserve the history of fan work and fan...

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