After more than 3 years being hosted at Rackspace, we have decided to move to Amazon in order to gain operational flexibility, launch new services and be able to better serve our international customer base. We will be busy planning and executing this move over the next couple of weeks. As always, these changes will be totally transparent for all of our customers and performed at nighttime in your local time zone as to not impact your operations. Just look forward to improved services and additional offerings in the short term!
Founded in 1948, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) was the first federation to support the interests of the recycling industry on an international scale. Today, BIR represents over 850 member companies from the private sector and 40 national associations in more than 70 countries. Together, these members form the largest international recycling federation. BIR holds two international conventions each year and the registered office is currently headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
DO NOT EMAIL:
If a contact does not wish to receive any emails, whether they are transactional or mass emails from your organization, you can select this option in their contact record under the Communication preferences section of the Summary page. Click on "Edit Communication Preferences" and select "Do not email" in the privacy section.
For the first time ever, CiviCon, the largest meet-up in North America for the Civi community, will be held in the Mile High City of Denver, CO. Come by car. Come by plane. But don't miss out on what is expected to be our biggest CiviCON yet. If a road trip is not your best option, keep in mind that Denver International Airport has direct flights from every major US city. Make your travel plans today! Register
Making CiviCRM part of your daily routine
An interview with Heart of A Warrior Charitable Foundation
Heart of A Warrior Charitable Foundation (HOAW) supports educational, cultural, and life-enhancing enrichment programs targeted to underserved children in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Cividesk recently spoke with Jeff Martini, executive director about his experience learning and using CiviCRM and how it has benefited his organization.
We have deepened our integration between the desk and Drupal. Our Drupal customers can now log into their Drupal website through the Single-Sign On provided by cividesk, which means they can log in with their Google account, regular email account or any other authentication means we support. This is another step towards implementing our vision of providing a single, unified, fully managed environment for managing nonprofit organizations.
With over 12,000 registered members, the South High Foundation focuses on development, working on improving operations, and increasing interaction with the community. The Foundation has grown significantly as alumni, staff, parents and community members work through and with the Foundation to provide funding and support for South High School programs and projects. On average over $50,000 is awarded each year in scholarships, and over $60,000 a year in grants to staff and the community.
The "Word Replacements" feature allows you to change the language used on any CiviCRM page or navigation menu. In other words, you can customize your CiviCRM to reflect your organization's preferred terminology. You can use the Word Replacements feature to change all occurrences of a single word or a complete phrase.
Breaking down the data silos with the help of CiviCRM
An interview with the Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships
The Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships (DOSP) was founded to serve as a bridge between the City of Denver and the non-profit sector. The agency focuses on building individual skills and tools for non-profit and City agency staff in order to encourage the creation of cross-sector partnerships.
Cividesk recently spoke with Miriam Pena, director of the DOSP and Jason Salas, who handles marketing, media and communications within the organization about their experiences implementing and using CiviCRM.