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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...

In "Data Hygiene: How to Keep Data Clean and Healthy!", we spoke in general terms of the basic steps you need to take to keep your data clean and healthy. In this blog post, we focus on keeping memberships up to date.

Membership-based organizations rely on membership revenue for...

Cividesk is proud to be an active contributor to the CiviCRM community since 2011. We contribute to the project every month with new code, code fixes, by hosting events and more.

Most recently, Cividesk added a new functionality which gives CiviCRM users the ability to print a contribution receipt directly from the User Dashboard. Until now, only the invoice could be...

Allow registration status for "Not attending"

An organization holds regular committee meetings using CiviEvent to track the participants. To make sure the committee members register in advance so that meeting plans can be made accordingly, the organization sends several reminders prior to the event. 

But some members would like to be able to express their...

Email is a vital tool to engage and maintain long-term relationships with your constituents.

CiviCRM helps protect your sending reputation in several ways:

  • An unsubscribe or opt-out token is required to send any mass email
    If you hide the unsubscribe option, your contacts are more likely to hit the spam button. *The opt-out button...

In Full Swing with CiviCRM

The mission of The First Tee of Denver is to educate and inspire youth academically, socially and physically through the game of golf. The First Tee offers group lessons where students learn not only golf, but core values that...

In "Data Hygiene: How to Keep Data Clean and Healthy!", we spoke in general terms of the basic steps you need to take to keep your data clean and healthy. In this blog post, we focus on keeping financial data accurate. 

Non-profit organizations are under intense financial...

Cividesk strongly advocates for community participation and collaboration to work on maintaining continued progress and improvement of CiviCRM.

We pride ourselves on being involved in several aspects of ongoing projects and needs. 2018 has been an eventful year and we are happy to report that we have contributed to CiviCRM in a variety of ways:

1. Report and fix bugs...

Cividesk customers have an array of resources and services included in their subscription. However, many customers do not know what these are, how to access them or who to contact with questions.

We have therefore created an Account Status page that will show the following information (and more):

  • Your main contacts at Cividesk and the types of questions they...

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