02 April, 2019
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Back by popular demand, Cividesk is offering a week of intensive training on the Fundamentals of CiviCRM the week of April 15th - 19th.

This promotion incorporates all of our basics classes: Contacts, Membership, Events, Contributions, Emailing (one class per day) and is an excellent opportunity to quickly train new staff or learn more about a particular module in CiviCRM. 

Sign up for four or more classes that week and receive 10% off each class, or visit our training calendar to sign up for an individual class during that week. 

Contact Cividesk training manager Susan Engeman with any questions.  

24 March, 2019
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Cividesk offers a variety of live instruction online training courses for new and current users of CiviCRM. Join us on April 4th at 10 am MT/12 pm ET for our Organizing a Fundraising Campaign training session that is designed for current users of CiviCRM.

We'll cover the steps necessary to get ready for outreach: cleaning and segmenting your data in CiviCRM, ways to reach out to constituents and how to create an online contribution page to faciliate donations. We also discuss and demonstrate the features in CiviCRM that will help with outreach, tracking donations and reporting on your campaign's progress.

Click here to register for this 2-hour online training (sorry recorded versions are not available) or email Cividesk training manager...

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13 March, 2019
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If you are new to CiviCRM or would like more formal training in the basics of contact management, the Fundamentals of Contact Management offered by Cividesk is the perfect online training session for you. 

Participate in this live 2-hour training session taught by Cividesk on Wednesday, March 20th at 9 am MT/ 10 am CT/ 11 am ET (sorry, recorded versions are not available) and get off to a great start with CiviCRM!  Learn all the basics of managing contacts, the relationships between them, searching, reporting and how to segment your data to better communicate with your constituents.  

Register today for this informative and affordable training session. Email Cividesk training manager Susan Engeman with any questions about this training session or any of our other online classes.

07 March, 2019
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Register now for the online class, "Organizing Successful Events" offered by Cividesk that is designed for current users of CiviCRM. This 2- hour session is taught live on Tuesday, March 12th at 10 am MT / 11 am CT / 12 pm ET (recorded versions are not available).

This informative training is the next step after the Fundamentals of Events training and will address creating more complex events that require a price set and customizing profiles. We will discuss different options for registration and best practices for configuring events such as a fundraising gala and an annual conference. 

Please contact Susan Engeman, training manager for Cividesk with any questions.



04 March, 2019
By noah

It's time to take your CiviCRM skills to the next level! Join us for two days of intensive hands-on learning, individual attention from CiviCRM experts and networking with nonprofit peers.

  • Dig into the most popular components of CiviCRM with the guidance of experienced trainers.

  • Learn and practice on an actual database: we give each trainee their own CiviCRM site to work on.

  • Ask questions: you'll have plenty of opportunities.

Get an early-bird discount if you register by March 12.

We will cover all the most commonly-used core components of CiviCRM. This is your chance to become familiar with parts of Civi that you were curious about but haven't ventured into. You may also pick up better ways to accomplish the tasks you already do in Civi!

The training takes place side-by-side with ...
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01 March, 2019
By neil
Filed under CiviCamp, Community, Training

Our San Francisco Bay Area CiviCRM community had a fantastic 2018 CiviCamp.  The feedback we received has shaped our 2019 offering.  (Thank you!)  So this year, CiviCamp Oakland is a 2-Day event! 

In addition to CiviCamp sessions, we are offering an intensive training for CiviCRM users who want a more thorough learning experience. This hands-on training is presented by Lemniscus with AGH Strategies.

We invite you to partner with us!  We have opportunities for presenters, volunteers and sponsors.  Email civicampsfbayarea@civicrm.org to learn more. We look forward to hearing from you!

Two days, multiple ways to engage. Possibly the only...

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28 February, 2019
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Are you looking to get started using CiviMember to mange your non-profit's membership? 

This 2-hour online course brought by Cividesk is designed to teach the basics of using the membership module. We start by configuring membership types and discussing the rules that CiviCRM uses to manage membership status. We'll also cover adding new memberships, searching and reporting on memberships, the basics of setting up an online membership sign-up page and how to send out automated membership renewal emails. 

Sign up for the Fundamentals of Membership Management on Wednesday, March 6th at 9 am MT / 10 am CT /11 am ET by clicking here.

Please contact Cividesk training manager and class instructor, Susan Engeman with any questions. Please note that recorded versions of the class are not available.

18 February, 2019

Put on your clogs: CiviCamp NW Europe will be held in the capital of the Netherlands: Amsterdam in May 2019! Register now!

Tropen Museum

The event will take place on Monday, 13th of May, in Amsterdam at the Impact Hub, Linnaeusstraat 2C, 1092 CK Amsterdam.

It will be followed by a 4 day Sprint in Bennekom, Nivon House Bosbeek, Bosbeekweg 19-21, 6721 MH Bennekom

During the Sprint there will be a 2 day Developer's training: Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 May from 09.30 till 4.30 pm.  

CiviCamps are one day events covering everything related to CiviCRM. They are a great opportunity to learn...

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13 February, 2019
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Learn all the basics of CiviVolunteer 2.0 in this online training course, The Essentials of CiviVolunteer offered by Cividesk on Thursday, February 21st at 9 am PT / 10 am MT/ 12 pm ET.

Click here to register now for this informative class, since class size is kept small to allow for questions and classes do fill quickly.

Contact Cividesk training manager and instructor, Susan Engeman with any questions about this session or any of our other CiviCRM online training classes.


11 February, 2019
Filed under CiviCamp, Training

CiviCamp is coming to Leeds in May 2019!

As part of this event, we are also holding two-day administrator training.

  • Administrator training: Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd May, 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • CiviCamp: Friday May 3rd, 9.15am to 4.30pm

These will take place at St George’s Crypt, Great George Street, LS1 3BR, which is only a short walk from Leeds rail station.

CiviCamps are one day events covering everything related to CiviCRM. They are a great opportunity to learn about CiviCRM and what it can do for your organisation, meet other CiviCRM users, partners and Core Team members and gather their feedback, learn advanced strategies for managing your online database, ask any questions you might have, share tips and build connections!

This event will offer the opportunity to meet the CiviCRM community and share experiences and knowledge with other...

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