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September 17, 2021
By guyiacFiled under

One way at Greenleaf Advancement that we try to give back to the CiviCRM community is by offering free user training in the form of one-hour webinars focused on specific areas of Civi. We've recently posted our upcoming training sessions for the next few months. They start between 11 and 1 Eastern US depending on the day and are appropriately called CiviLunch. The first session, on Organizing Your Contacts (because where else would you start!), is this coming Tuesday, September 21st.

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September 6, 2021
By BettyDolfingFiled under

On Monday September 20th we are organizing a Virtual Meet Up in English again. We hereby like to invite all CiviCRM users and people who are interested in CiviCRM, to our Free CiviCRM Webinar.

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September 2, 2021
By dev-team Filed under Release

CiviCRM version 5.41.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release.

Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience: https://civicrm.org/download

Users of the CiviCRM Extended Security Releases (ESR) do not need to upgrade, as there are no ESR-specific bug-fixes or security issues at the moment. The current version of ESR is CiviCRM 5.39.x.

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September 1, 2021
By BettyDolfing Filed under Case studies and user stories, Documentation, Tips, Training

When looking for CRM software for your organisation, you want to see screens, what it looks like, what it can do, and also what is involved to integrate it with your existing other systems such as your website or your financial or bookkeeping software. 

There is a community created website containing 4 detailed use cases to give you that information:

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August 23, 2021
By roshani Filed under Meetups

This year is flying by! We have had some great Campfire Chats this year.

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August 23, 2021
By asha Filed under GSoC

Hi everyone! Thank you for visiting the blog post. I’m Asha Sulaiman from Sri Lanka. I’m a final year undergraduate at University of Moratuwa following the Information Technology and Management degree programme. I’m a student developer at CiviCRM working on the project integrating Spoke Peer-to-Peer Texting tool with CiviCRM.

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August 17, 2021
By josh Filed under SearchKit

CiviCRM Core Team member Coleman Watts will host a webinar presenting the latest developments in SearchKit, work in progress and future plans on 18 August at 11:00am US ET. Please join in to learn about the latest work or just to get familiar with SearchKit. Info at:

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August 17, 2021
By FarhadKhanFiled under

CiviCRM is an open-source customer relationship management (CRM) solution specifically designed to help non-profits, such as associations, track their relationships with their members and other stakeholders. There are many CRMs available and they all vary in their functionality and limitations.

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August 12, 2021
By FarhadKhanFiled under

In today’s day and age, most people whose work overlaps with website design or development are likely familiar with Wordpress. But does Wordpress’s ubiquity make it the best choice?

While WordPress is the most popular CMS in the world and is the most user-friendly, in our experience working with associations, Drupal is the CMS that we recommend to all our clients because of the complex needs and sensitive data used by associations.

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August 9, 2021
By Farzan Filed under SearchKit

If you’re a CiviCRM administrator or an end user, you know that there are quite a few built in CiviCRM screens that don’t show exactly the information you would want to see. They are hardcoded and not particularly flexible. But, Search kit enables you to customise them.

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