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How can an event participant keep the relationship with his/her primary member?

Has this happened to you? When an individual registers for an event the relationship with his current employer becomes disabled and is replaced by another employer contact with a similar name!

If so: You might like to know that this is a typical...

The mission of the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) is to engage the Brooklyn Heights community in maintaining and improving the quality of life in the neighborhood.

While preserving the physical fabric of this historic neighborhood has always been essential to our mission, equally and increasingly important is our role as a strong advocate for the...

Any public facing fill-out form can fall victim to nefarious robots looking for a way to gain access to admin-only areas of your system or payment forms that can be used to test stolen credit card numbers. If they take hold of a given form, this can result in the creation of thousands of contact and contribution records. Since these robots are relentless and continuously adapt to new security...

Future Leaders of America (FLA) provides a comprehensive youth empowerment program in our public schools and in the community year-around. FLA teaches young leaders to take pride in their cultural diversity, strengthens leadership capacity, while inspiring a value in education to achieve one’s full potential for success through the academic, career,...

A smooth online event registration process will avoid constituent frustration and if your organization offers events with similar configurations (e.g. monthly community dinners), you can streamline the configuration by using ...

A few weeks ago, on April 17 and 18, Cividesk was back at the beautiful Oakland Preservation Park to take part in the second edition of CiviCamp Oakland, California.
Revived last year by Neil Planchon / First Things First and Noah Miller / Lemniscus, CiviCamp Bay Area (Oakland), the birth place of CiviCRM, is...

Have you ever wanted to make the member price option available in an event registration form only to good standing members (ie. New, Current or Grace status)? This way, only these members can take advantage of a discounted price as one of their exclusive benefits!

Cividesk developed this new feature so the member rate for an event is only displayed when the logged-in user has a good...

Have you ever wondered if you could add multiple activities for a single participant to an event? Cividesk has added a functionality that will do just that!

Search for a participant following your desired criteria and in the bulk actions you should be able to see the "Add activity" option for your participant. It's that easy!

This functionality has been sponsored by one of our...

Membership status is normally assigned and updated automatically based on your configured membership status rules, and, as explained in "Data Hygiene: Keep your Membership...

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network (BMT InfoNet) is not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing transplant patients, survivors and their loved ones with emotional support and high quality, easy-to-understand information about bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cell and cord blood transplants.

Our goal is to empower...

Use checksum token to update an event registration by someone else than the registrant

Let's say that you are organizing an event where registrants must ask a sponsor to support their application in order to get it accepted and become a participant. But how can you collect the sponsor’s feedback and still link it to the applicant?

One of our customers reached...

As part of your Cividesk service, we sometimes have to perform infrastructure upgrades in order to bring your core software up to date with the latest developments and/or for security purposes.

While most of these upgrades are done behind the scene, sometimes we have a major upgrade to perform and need to inform our customers of precautions and potential side effects. This is the case...

The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) is a partnership of environmental education providers and supporters who are working together to advance environmental literacy. CAEE advances environmental education in Colorado by fostering collaboration, mobilizing support, and driving excellence. 

As a professional...

Membership-based organizations rely on membership revenue for a steady cash flow, so keeping accurate membership records and ensuring a smooth renewal process is vital. The key to maintaining accurate membership data (or any data for that matter), is to limit the amount of data that needs to be manually keyed into the system. When a new membership is created, CiviCRM automatically does the...

A CiviCRM Rebirth

Restoring the Foundations Ministry (RTF) is an integrated approach to biblical healing, with over 200 teams around the globe providing training and personal ministry to churches and people seeking help. The mission of the organization is to offer “hope for healing, freedom from life’s deepest...

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