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Wednesday, April 19
10:00am - 12:00pm MT

Your organization has a solid membership base, but you want to retain members and help it grow, so how can CiviCRM help you do that?

The membership renewal process can be daunting, but learning how to use CiviMember, as well...

UMKC School of Law is the urban law school of the University of Missouri system and provides its students with a comprehensive, affordable legal education comprised of a personalized admissions process, collaboration with supportive faculty, real-world opportunities in a vibrant city, and tools and skills to experience professional success....

Updated  March 9, 2017.

For many using CiviCRM, CiviMail is the least attractive feature. Though very powerful and reliable and fully integrated, it is not as user friendly as MailChimp or Constant Contact can be. The main thing that CiviMail has going for it, however, is that CiviMail is part of CiviCRM which means that you do not have to deal with synchronization...

Since the beginning of the year, we have made very significant improvements to our customer-focused processes. Here is a run-down on these very exciting developments:
 
  • We're Growing: We hired Yashodha at the end of January to supplement Steve on level 1 support, as well as fully manage our level 2 support. Yashodha has worked for 10 years exclusively...

CiviDiscount is an extension maintained by the CiviCRM Core Team outside of the CiviCRM Core. It can be used on any install of CiviCRM and with very little effort, you can offer discounts for events and memberships. 

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Is your CiviCRM database personalized to your organization's needs, or are you continuing to use the default fields in CiviCRM? Make the most of your database and learn how to gather and store custom data in CiviCRM in order to improve communication with your constituents and better accomplish the goals of your non-profit.

Join us online on March 23rd...

The Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs (FJMC) mission is to involve Jewish Men in Jewish Life by building and strengthening Men's Clubs in the Conservative / Masorti Movement. We accomplish this mission by:

  • Leadership mentoring leaders at the club, region and international level
  • Innovation developing programming that better...

Are you using CiviEvent and want to allow your event participants to register multiple guests but have had trouble with duplicates being created or overwriting contact records after choosing this option when configuring on-line registration?

In the training session, “Managing your Special Events Effectively in CiviCRM”, I’ll demonstrate best practices to avoid this problem when...

When you first install CiviCRM, you are given the ability to create different Financial Types. Using the Price Set functionality, you can assign each item in the Price Set to a different Financial Type. For example, you might have an event with tickets, the option to sponsor, and the option to make an additional donation. Each of these items could be mapped to different Financial Types.  ...

Women & Family Life Center empowers women and their families to face challenges and transitions in their lives with grace and dignity. Within our safe and intimate setting on the Connecticut Shoreline:

  • Women and families in crisis move to new strength
  • Life transitions become a time of positive change...

Despite best practices, the fact is, we are all going to run into problems with the software we use. Cividesk clients are no different. This blog post is a guide to help you submit the best support request that in turn will help Cividesk or any other support department give you the best support and problem solving tips for your issue. ...

A new member of our Giving Back program

LYRIC is a small non-profit that is entirely managed by volunteer attorneys.  Our mission is to teach youth how to safely exercise their Constitutional rights, and we do so by connecting with schools and community organizations and training volunteer attorneys to teach...

Cividesk customers no longer need a discount code for CiviTips! small_Screen Shot 2017-01-07 at 12.10.54 PM.png

To get your free access to CiviTips webinars, log in to the Desk,
then click on the Training Calendar icon (...

Singers Marin, (Choral Singers of Marin) is an association of choruses that was founded to serve the community and preserve the integrity of the choral art. Singers Marin provides singers of all ages the opportunity to experience the joy of making music together and bring that joy to the community through our outreach program and public...

Work on maximizing your time and efficiency in 2017 by learning more about CiviCRM! Cividesk will be offering all four of our on-line “Basics” classes during the month of January:

1. Contacts: "Administer your database and manage your contacts"
2. Events: "Manage your events with CiviCRM"
3. Membership: "Manage your membership with CiviCRM"
4. Contributions: "Manage...

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