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The Douglas County Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which works with corporations and organizations to develop private resources to enrich education within Douglas County schools for the fulfillment of lifelong learning experiences of our students, citizens and community.
The Foundation achieves this mission by...

For all our customers, being able to send emails from the CRM, and that these emails get reliably delivered to their recipients inboxes, is a critical function. As ISPs, email services and other IT and service providers are fighting the constant influx of spam that clutters our inboxes, it has become very hard to send email while avoiding being caught in anti-spam filters and/or being...

Learn how to effectively manage your Special Events using CiviCRM in this new on-line training. We will explore concrete examples of different special events (gala, golf tournament and conference) and the particulars of creating pricing and registration options for each event. 
We will share best practices for registering multiple participants and how to configure your on-line...

For the fourth year in a row, Denver has had a growing and thriving CiviDay co-organized by Cividesk and Teaming 4 Technology. We welcomed nearly 45 attendees for an all-day event in the beautiful venue at the Mile High United Way.

Both Cividesk and Upleaf presented sessions in...

How CiviCRM helped strengthen our Individual Giving
 

The Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) located in Denver, Colorado was founded in the tradition of the Civilian Conservation Corps from the 1930’s.  The organization helps young people make a difference in the community and their own lives, through service...

New feature! CiviCRM 4.6 now has the ability to group multiple donations in a single PDF letter. Do you want to be able to send one tax deduction letter for all of the qualified donations of a single contributor? Save time and resources and use this new feature in a few simple steps.<!--break-->
Here's how:

  1. Search for the contributions you...

As the CiviCRM community grows and is increasingly active, the need emerged to measure our work, our impact, our communications and many other aspects of this community in order to judge our progress and influence our roadmap. The CiviCRM statistics...

We all have this pile of business cards on our desks and thought ... wish I could enter all of these in my favorite CRM ...

Well ... wait no more. Cividesk has developped an interface with an iPhone application that allows you to take a picture of your business cards, have these transcribed and then automatically uploaded as new contacts into CiviCRM.This of course works whether you are...

Would you like to grow donations for your organization by improving your annual appeal, capital campaign or Giving Tuesday outreach? Learn how to successfully launch and manage a fundraising campaign in CiviCRM with our new on-line class. We will cover the following:  

  • Cleaning and organizing data in order to successfully deliver your message to supporters
  • Creating an...

The mission of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) is the prevention of blindness through lifelong education and cultural exchange among ophthalmologists in the Western Hemisphere.
The association provides a virtual meeting place for professionals from all over the world to gather as a Pan-American Community and focus on ways to...

This month, the Helpdesk has been mostly helping users settle in after the 4.6 upgrade. As part of this process, we are offering webinars to customers to introduce the new features of 4.6. Steve Kessler will now have weekly...

With the new Event Repeat Function that we talked about last month, we can now create an event series. This gives us reason to take another look at the CiviCRM Event Shopping Cart feature. Enabling the event shopping cart feature will allow users to register for multiple events at once and pay the event fees in a single transaction!

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Cividesk is happy to announce Open Office Hours every Wednesdays from 10:30AM to 11:30AM, Mountain Time.  

Are you a Cividesk customer with questions about CiviCRM? Open Office Hours are an additional way to learn from Cividesk.
This is a great complement of our customer support that you are always welcome to contact.
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Once again, Cividesk will be happy to welcome you at CiviDay Denver and CiviDay Paris on February 24th.
CiviDay is an annual event, hosted in various locations worldwide, on the same day. Learn about CiviCRM and what it can do for your organization, meet other CiviCRM users and gather their feedback, learn advanced strategies for managing your online database.

CiviDay Denver is...

In a previous post we announced the upcoming upgrade to CiviCRM 4.6 for all our customers. This upgrade brings plenty of exciting features, and you will find in our newsletter a complete schedule of webinars to walk you through these.

One very important improvement brought by this upgrade specifically targets our 'Standalone' customers, ie. when your CRM is not integrated with your...

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