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If you are new to CiviCRM or just need more formalized instruction, consider taking our class on Contact Management this summer to increase your knowledge and learn best practices in CiviCRM. The classes are two hours long and we limit class size to allow for Q&A throughout the course. It's an easy and affordable way to get off to a great start in CiviCRM!

Class: "Administer...

Check out our video library! We have updated the Cividesk video library to be now available not only to our customers but also to other users of CiviCRM. All of our public videos from both Vimeo and YouTube are on our website. Customers can log into the Desk and click the Video Tutorials ...

Did you know that CiviCRM allows you to create Custom Fields to collect information about your contacts? This is a powerful tool to organize your database to meet your specific needs. For example, you might want to find out what a participant’s meal choice is for an event or what their most valued issues are for which your organization advocates. These are all custom fields that can be added...

The Cividesk development team is working hard to deliver even more tools from our Desk. Recently, we have made it so customers who are not using our CiviCRM Standalone can access the Desk and its resources. If you have questions about accessing the Desk contact Steve Kessler

We have also added a File Manager utility so that users of the Desk can...

Register for our new class designed for users of CiviCRM and WordPress and learn how the two work together and the benefits of integration. You’ll leave this class understanding the following features: 

  • how to publish CiviCRM pages and maintain your website theme
  • how to...

The Movement Strategy Center (MSC) is dedicated to transformative movement building. MSC seeks to create a movement ecosystem of deeply connected groups that share values and rely on each other to respond to the needs of impacted communities, advance policy solutions, and transform the lives of people on the frontlines of change.

CiviVolunteer is a powerful tool for managing volunteers inside your CiviCRM database. This means that you have all the great information about contacts in addition to their volunteer information.
With the new 2.0 version of CiviVolunteer comes a special profile to allow end users to share their volunteer interests with you:

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We often talk about how to import data from different sources in CiviCRM. However, another common need is to export data from CiviCRM. For example, we can export data to give to other organizations, to combine with other reporting data, to share with people who do not have access to CiviCRM, or  many other reasons. Our CiviTip for May 24, 2016 will teach you how to export data from...

Do you need some extra help cleaning up your data, segmenting contacts or creating reports that provide the data you need? Join us on Wednesday, May 25th at 10 am MDT for a two hour online class designed for current users of CiviCRM. Register here

Learn how to clean up duplicates...

There are two competing interests when it comes to email. We all want our email to be delivered and yet we do not want to get spam.  80% of email traffic on the Internet is spam.  To combat this Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are trying to verify (authenticate) that...

We are excited to announce our new training opportunity Online Training: "Integrating CiviCRM with Drupal". 

This two-hour online training session is designed for current users of CiviCRM and Drupal that have some experience with the administration of both platforms and would like to learn how CiviCRM and Drupal work together. The...

Before every CiviCon there are trainings for both end-users and developers.  Steve Kessler, Customer Support Manager at Cividesk  is proud to be one of the three volunteer members of the end-user training team.  We are working hard to make changes to the curriculum to add relevancy and a better flow. 

You should consider taking this training if you are looking for knowledge about how to...

Learn how to Manage a Fundraising Campaign using CiviCRM during this interactive online training scheduled for Thursday, April 21st from 1 to 3 pm MT.

This project oriented class will cover all the steps necessary for creating a successful fundraising campaign in CiviCRM: cleaning and preparing data for the campaign outreach; creating an effective online donation page;...

Join us at CiviCon Colorado on June 2 & June 3 and don't miss Cividesk presentations!
Attending CiviCon is a wonderful experience, and we encourage you to join us there.

Thursday, June 2:

Organizations often want to be able to offer discounts on events or memberships. For example, your members may benefit from discounted pricing for your annual fundraiser. CiviDiscount is a robust extension to CiviCRM that allows you to create discount codes which users can redeem when making payments for a contribution or an event. In this blog post, we will cover how to use CiviDiscount...

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