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09 December, 2019
Filed under Training

Several spots are still available for the beginner-level online training, the Fundamentals of Contact Management brought to you by Cividesk on December 12th at 9 am MT/ 10 am CT/ 11 am ET /4 pm GMT.  Register now to hold your seat!

This class is highly recommended by the CiviCRM community as a good introduction for new users. Sorry, but recorded versions are not available.


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04 December, 2019

CiviCRM version 5.20.0 is now out and ready to download.

Important Notice: This is a security release. We recommend you immediately upgrade to one of the following versions:

  • CiviCRM v5.20.0
  • CiviCRM v5.19.4
  • CiviCRM v5.13.8 ESR

Below are the security advisories details:

Bugs resolved in 5.19.4:

  • Event Search: Fix Name badge generation from...
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04 December, 2019
By KarinG
Filed under Community, Meetups

For a little Holiday spirit -> Register now for the CiviCRM Canada Coffee/Tea Holiday Exchange!

How it works:

  • Determine if you're a CiviCRM Enthusiast and you'd like to connect with other CiviCRM users in Canada
  • If that's the case, you're in the right place! Complete this Registration Form: by December 10, 2019
  • A draw will be conducted on December 11, 2019...
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03 December, 2019
By MickC
Filed under Meetups

Come to the CiviCRM Melbourne Meetup, Thursday 5th December 2019

This Fourth meetup of 2019 will have the theme 'Contact Management' - based partly on some of the issues raised by attendees on the meetup issue queue, and some additional Contact related items building on the foundation of the last 2 sessions.

Suggested topics from the following items:

  • Contact Reports - understanding Contact...
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02 December, 2019

Tis the season of Holiday fundraisers, face to face gatherings & last but not least the season of giving!

With so many live events going on, it’s the perfect time for you to take advantage of mobile payment processing to maximize face to face fundraising and reach or surpass your fundraising goals this year.

Non-Profits who can’t accept credit card payments at their events are leaving donor dollars on the table. Some of our customers have Quadrupled Fundraising Dollars just by offering donors the ability to give via their credit card. For some insights...

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30 November, 2019
By josh

A few weeks back we rolled out a recommended redesign for the CiviCRM logo. We opted to tackle this in anticipation of rebranding the new CiviCRM website, which we’re in the process of transitioning to D8. We made one minor change by adopting Varela Round as the base font for the logo. The new logo, below, will begin rolling out throughout CiviCRM over the coming weeks. You can find it as well as more assets online in our Gitlab space here.


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29 November, 2019
By josh

On 15 August 2019, we switched the contributor log (previously a webform/civicrm) over to Gitlab. Details on how to track time can be found here. We did this because more and more of the project management was taking place in Gitlab and because of weaknesses in the contributor log, specifically it was clunky and it was difficult to assess the legitimacy of contributions reported.

Now that we have a few...

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25 November, 2019
Filed under CiviMobile, API, CiviCRM, Extensions

Right on cue CiviMobile app scales up to offer nonprofit organization’s constituents the best experience of CiviCRM functionality on their smartphones. From the outset CiviMobile offered its users fast and responsive performance of a native mobile app. Following few releases, it has accumulated wide user capabilities for CRM data management, which continue to expand.

What Is New


For nonprofits achieving social impact means raising support which usually includes growing a network of contacts,...

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24 November, 2019
By Detlev
Filed under CiviCamp

Once a year Software für Engagierte e.V., an association of German CiviCRM users, organizes a national CiviCamp in Germany. This year it took place in Hamburg at November, 18 and was visited by 68 users, developers and interested people from all parts of Germany and even from Austria and Switzerland, with one participant each.

On the initiative of Ulrich Meyer-Martin and Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli, the task of hosting CiviCamp had been taken on by the...

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22 November, 2019

The French American Chamber of Commerce – New York (FACC-NY) is part of a national network of FACC chapters that promote business between France and the United States. The FACC–NY is comprised of diverse member businesses and offers a range of programs, providing growth opportunities to businesses and their communities.

Cividesk recently spoke with Jeremie Sautter, Associate Director of Membership and Martin Bischoff, Managing Director of the Chamber to learn more about their experiences transitioning to and using CiviCRM.

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