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How I encouraged my clients to attend CiviCamp Birmingham

9 months ago

I've been providing CiviCRM services to clients for nearly 10 years but they've never come to an event. So I CiviMail'ed them the following to explain why I thought they should come. One client thought the way I'd explained things was "so useful it should be on the web", so I'm posting it here


Dear {contact.first_name},

There's a CiviCRM training/mini-conference event in Birmingham on 3 March - please consider coming to it. Please invite other colleague(s) as appropriate.


Nominations are open!

9 months 1 week ago

In late 2018, the Establishment Team was set-up to help identify the role and processes for a newly-elected team to represent the CiviCRM community. The outcomes were reported in mid-2019 but implementation was paused in the lead-up to the Community Summit in October.


Election time!

9 months 2 weeks ago

We are about to start the election process for the Community Council of CiviCRM and we would like to invite you to register as a voter or nominate yourself as a candidate.

The Community Council of CiviCRM has been tasked at the Barcelona Civi Summit:


Finding CiviCRM Menu Items Has Never Been Easier With This Extension

9 months 3 weeks ago

It’s easy for CiviCRM users to get confused about where to find settings in the CiviCRM menu because the links may be nested within other menu items. This can lead them to look at multiple menu items to find the appropriate setting which can be frustrating to new users not familiar with the system. Enter the Quick Search CiviCRM Menu extension. Once the quick search extension is installed, menu items can be found much quicker. CiviCRM permissions are also considered.


Introducing CiviCRM the movie!

10 months ago

In october 2019 I spend a few days with the community at the Summit in Barcelona, and it was inspiring as usual! On the way back out of all the things we discussed two themes kept going around in my head. The first was the need for more marketing material that was felt by all present, and the second one was that in my opinion CiviCRM = software + community.


Membership Renewal online Training on January 21st

10 months 1 week ago

Join Cividesk on Tuesday, January 21st at 9 am MT/11 am ET for the online training "Organizing a Membership Renewal Campaign". This 2-hour training session will guide you through all the steps necessary for preparing for a membership renewal drive using CiviCRM.

This course is designed for current users of CiviCRM and is recommended for those who have taken the introductory level Fundamentals of Membership Management class. 


E-Commerce for Nonprofits: Maximize Revenue for your Mission

10 months 1 week ago

For a nonprofit, raising enough funds to do the most good is at the forefront of goal setting this new year. Direct and recurring donations have always been time-proven and effective ways to achieve this goal. But how can a nonprofit differentiate themselves and maximize the revenue available to aid their cause? Adding an e-commerce store with profitable products that both connect to your organization’s vision and add funds to fuel your efforts can be a game-changer.


Matt Dunne

Try out a preview of the new Form Builder alpha release

10 months 2 weeks ago

The Core Team has been hard at work on the new Form Builder for CiviCRM. Code-named "Afform" (the Affable Administrative Angular Form Framework) - the project is growing into a robust app for composing forms for all different purposes.

After months of development we're happy to announce the first public Alpha release, which you can download and try for yourself at

2 hours 47 minutes ago
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