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Drupal, Backdrop

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Implementation, Ongoing support, Hosting, Training, Custom code and extensions, Data migration and imports

About us

We are techie geeks at heart. Some would call us very square, though with some quirks. Square and uneven. Skvare (pronounced "square") is a team of Drupal, CiviCRM, and Learning Management (LMS) experts that specialize in building online presence and community management tools for non-profits, educational institutions, professional societies, trade and membership-driven associations.
CiviCRM Services

Our CiviCRM services

Skvare provides a range of Drupal and CiviCRM services: custom development, large data imports, third-party database integration, mapping, visual reporting, and more. Skvare's hosting and maintenance is optimized for CiviCRM. We provide our customers with fully-managed hosting on dedicated servers, optimized for data protection, security, and performance.

Case Studies

Texas Archeological Society

The Texas Archeological Society (TAS) is an organization founded in 1929 that brings together Professional and Avocational Archeologists. As the organization grew, systems and process for managing...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on November 9, 2017 - 13:39

Educational First Steps

For twenty-five years, Educational First Steps (EFS) has been transforming daycare centers in low-income neighborhoods into nationally accredited early learning centers. Their goal is to set at-risk...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on May 28, 2016 - 15:01

University of Minnesota Foundation

The University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF) coordinates and executes fundraising activities on behalf of all University of Minnesota campuses, colleges, and programs. They needed a robust, scalable...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on March 31, 2016 - 07:35

Salvation Army Echelon

Salvation Army Echelon, the official young adult auxiliary of The Salvation Army, is the product of an idea that began in Dallas, Texas in 2010. Echelon is the next generation of community action for...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on February 25, 2016 - 06:28

Finding CiviCRM Menu Items Has Never Been Easier With This Extension

It’s easy for CiviCRM users to get confused about where to find settings in the CiviCRM menu because the links may be nested within other menu items. This can lead them to look at multiple menu items...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on January 28, 2020 - 10:37

Fundraising with CiviCRM: Improve Your Nonprofit's Ask with A/B Testing

Just because your nonprofit's email communications are interesting to you (the person who most likely created them!) doesn't mean they will be interesting to your community. Is your call to action...
[display_name] photoby Gena Dellett of Skvare
on June 27, 2018 - 09:28

Fundraising with CiviCRM: Tie Your Nonprofit's Fundraising Efforts Together with CiviCampaign

Your nonprofit doesn't have just one fundraising strategy. You have many. Think events, donor letters and appeals, e-newsletter blasts, planned giving, and capital campaigns. Each of these strategies...
[display_name] photoby Gena Dellett of Skvare
on June 27, 2018 - 09:15

Fundraising with CiviCRM: Promote Honorary Giving

We all give to causes because we care, but we may care more about the person who's asking us than the cause our money is going to. That's completely fine and completely normal. Nowadays nearly one-...
[display_name] photoby Gena Dellett of Skvare
on June 27, 2018 - 08:57

Why CiviCRM Long Term Support (LTS) is important

Long Term Support (LTS) releases of CiviCRM are versions that are maintained for use by organizations for multi-year periods of time. The first official version of CiviCRM released as a LTS was...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on April 26, 2018 - 12:26

New CiviCRM Extension Provides Graphic, Uncluttered Contact Records

CiviCRM users rely daily on many of the "out-of-the-box" fields, like communication preferences and demographics, to send targeted email communications and create basic reports. While these fields...
[display_name] photoby Gena Dellett of Skvare
on April 11, 2018 - 08:18

4.6.34 Released and LTS Year in Review

SYNOPSIS: Does this version...?   Fix security vulnerabilities? no Change the database schema? no Alter the API? no Require attention to configuration options?...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on December 21, 2017 - 09:41

CiviCRM Entity 2.0-beta-11 Released - New Admin config page

Today, Skvare has released a new version of CiviCRM Entity, 2.0-beta11.  This release contains a new feature, an admin configuration page which allows site administrators to disable exposure of...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on November 13, 2017 - 14:52

Developing with CiviCRM Entity and the Drupal API

If you are a Drupal developer coming new to CiviCRM, it can be a bit of a "culture shock" to realize that CiviCRM is not your typical Drupal module. CiviCRM has a separate and independent...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on July 17, 2017 - 08:23

6 Ways to Use CiviCRM - Part 1

CRMs are must-have for any organization, large or small. There is some debate over what the “C” in CRM stands for - client, constituent, customer, etc., but at a very base level it...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on July 11, 2017 - 08:49

Using the CiviCRM Entity Reference Field submodule with Inline Entity Form

CiviCRM Entity Reference Field is a submodule of the CiviCRM Entity project. One of the many advantages of installing the CiviCRM Entity module is the ability to use Drupal’s Entity Reference module...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on May 5, 2017 - 07:15

Using Price Set Fields in Drupal with CiviCRM Entity

As of CiviCRM Entity 2.0-beta4 the sub module called CiviCRM Entity Price Set Field provides a Drupal field type for the Event entity type.  In this article we’ll review the features of this...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on May 2, 2017 - 07:15

CiviCRM Entity 2.0-beta7 Released

CiviCRM Entity 2.0-beta7 has been released. Pick it up now at the Project Page Changes since beta6: Add Rules action Assign Contact to Group Add Rules action Remove Contact from...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on April 28, 2017 - 08:36

New field types in CiviCRM Entity - Picking the right tool for the job!

CiviCRM Entity is a contributed module for tightly integrating and extending CiviCRM with Drupal. This module exposes CiviCRM API entities as proper Drupal entity types. This is HUGE as it allows you...
[display_name] photoby Bryan Daniels of Skvare
on April 25, 2017 - 10:41

CiviCRM Entity - Using Drupal Search and Facet APIs with CiviCRM Data

There are two powerful modules used in the Drupal world for creating fast custom searches. Search API is a framework which provides an interface for site builders to create custom searches on any...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on March 29, 2016 - 05:57

CiviCRM Entity - Working with CiviCRM Contacts on Drupal Node Edit Forms Using Inline Entity Form

It's becoming a common request from our clients to find user-friendly ways to integrate CiviCRM data with the rest of their Drupal website functionality. Oftentimes content creators without direct...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on March 18, 2016 - 08:40

CiviCRM Entity -- Upcoming and Future Development

CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module which greatly enhances CiviCRM integration with Drupal. This module exposes many CiviCRM entities as true Drupal entities. That means that almost any module can use...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on March 10, 2016 - 15:49

CiviCRM at NTC 2016

This year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) will be taking place in San Jose, CA on March 23-25, 2016.  CiviCRM will again be an exhibitor at the conference. Feel free to pay us a visit at...
by Miriama Kovacikova of Skvare
on January 20, 2016 - 08:32

Sponsors offering complimentary tickets to CiviCon Denver

CiviCon Denver is less than a month away and has truly benefited from a large volunteer effort to make this a great event. Sessions are taking shape, sponsors continue to show support and...
[display_name] photoby Peter Petrik of Skvare
on March 23, 2015 - 07:01

BADCamp: November 6-9

BADCamp (Bay Area Drupal Camp) will take place at the Palace of Fine Arts, November 6-9. Kicking off with 6 summits, free Drupal training, and a two full days of sessions, BADCamp is an excellent...
[display_name] photoby Peter Petrik of Skvare
on October 22, 2014 - 08:37

CiviCon 2014: Now accepting session proposals

76 days until CiviCon 2014 and this volunteer-organized event needs you!  Yes you. Specifically you! We are looking for session proposals, such as:  basic "how-to" guidance on CiviCRM basics...
[display_name] photoby Peter Petrik of Skvare
on February 7, 2014 - 10:43

Dallas CiviDay 2014

We had a great time in Dallas, Texas during CiviDay 2014.  We want to give special thanks to Improving Enterprises for continued use of their facility and Skvare for being the long-term...
[display_name] photoby Peter Petrik of Skvare
on February 5, 2014 - 11:33

Drupal/CiviCRM Integration - CiviCRM Entity and Webform CiviCRM

Example Use Case This example is a one event page which has tabs of many types of content and views attached which allows a anonymous user to view the info, see registered participants, register...
by Mark Hanna of Skvare
on September 19, 2013 - 16:11

Dallas - Fort Worth CiviCRM Meetup - August 8, 2013

Bring your laptops or webhosting credentials along with questions and anything that may be holding up your project. We will set up small groups in which users will assist each other with...
[display_name] photoby Peter Petrik of Skvare
on July 12, 2013 - 13:58

Dallas / Fort Worth CiviCRM Meetup - May 9, 2013

Come and hear about the most recent developments in the world of CiviCRM! 3 local CiviCRM developers were in attendance CiviCon in San Francisco and the subsequent code sprint. Let's hear what the...
[display_name] photoby Peter Petrik of Skvare
on May 2, 2013 - 08:11