Blog posts by wmortada

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Wrzesień 15, 2023
By wmortada Filed under Case studies and user stories, Meetups

Earlier this week Tina and Patrick from Embracing Age gave a detailed and insightful talk about their journey to adopt CiviCRM at CiviUsers UK. They've come a long way in a short period of time. It's impressive to see how much they've achieved on a limited budget and without a dedicated IT department.

They shared how they have successfully integrated CiviCRM into their daily operations, including:

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Wrzesień 1, 2023
By wmortada Filed under CiviCamp, Community, Sprints, Training

Join us in November/December for the biggest CiviCRM event of the year. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn more about CiviCRM and get involved in the community.

CiviCRM Manchester takes place over a ten-day period from 29 November to 8 December. There is lots happening - whether you are new to CiviCRM or have been using it for years, there will be something for you. This is an event that you can't afford to miss so book your place now!

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Lipiec 7, 2023
By wmortada Filed under Case studies and user stories, Meetups

Embracing Age is a small Christian charity with a big mission to mobilise volunteers to befriend care home residents, support informal carers and help churches in their work with older people. They are giving a talk on 13 September 2023 about their journey to integrate CiviCRM.

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Czerwiec 30, 2023
By wmortada Filed under CiviCamp, Community
Report from CiviCamp London held in June 2023.
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Marzec 3, 2023
By wmortada Filed under CiviContribute, Case studies and user stories, Meetups

This month we looked at fundraising at CiviCRM North East. Izi Clery from Population Matters spoke about how they use CiviCRM to support their fundraising efforts.

Her talk covered the following topics:

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Grudzień 20, 2022
By wmortada Filed under SearchKit, CiviReport, Meetups

At our meetup last week, Oliver Gibson spoke about the work Northbridge Digital has been doing to recreate the standard CiviCRM reports using SearchKit.

These reports are available as an extension which is still in development. The aim is to provide a bank of example reports that users can use and adapt. These will be a useful starting point for users to create their own reports.

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Grudzień 2, 2022
By wmortada Filed under SearchKit, CiviReport, Meetups

This month at CiviCRM North East we are looking at how you can generate reports using SearchKit.

Northbridge Digital is working to recreate the reports (and some extended reports), which ship with CiviCRM, as SearchKit reports. This will mean that people new to SearchKit in CiviCRM will have a bank of examples to choose from when SearchKit is installed.

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Wrzesień 16, 2022
By wmortada Filed under Form Builder, Case studies and user stories, Meetups

Back in May at CiviCRM North East, we looked at an example of using Form Builder to create a volunteer application form. This is a slightly delayed (sorry!) write up of that talk.

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luty 18, 2022
By wmortada Filed under SearchKit, Meetups

This month at CiviCRM North East, Andrew West spoke about how they are using SearchKit at Humanists UK to generate reports and get data out of CiviCRM.

SearchKit is a brilliant new feature that dramatically improves the way you can search and report on data in CiviCRM. It is a very powerful tool that is still in active development.

He talked about:

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Listopad 19, 2021
By wmortada Filed under Hosting, Meetups, Tips

This month at CiviCRM North East, Rich Lott of Artful Robot spoke about how to improve email deliverability and avoid your mailings being marked as spam.

As we discovered, it is quite a complex topic but Rich did a great job of explaining the technicalities.

Rich answered questions such as:

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