Crimson: Now FREE for Start-up Campaigns

Have you ever wanted to recommend Crimson to a start-up campaign but weren't sure if they had the resources? At only $50 a month, Crimson Launchpad is a new option for committees to access the

Crimson Webinar on October 23

This Wednesday, the Crimson Support Team will host a General Overview webinar for Crimson 3. During the one-hour webinar at 11 a.m., participants will learn how to use the basic tools of the

Is the FEC Open with Only Three Commissioners?

Recently, Commissioner Matthew S. Petersen resigned from the FEC, which was already down to four members. Since FEC rules require four members for a quorum, the Commission will not be able to

Crimson Feature of the Month: My Payment Requests

The Payment Requests feature in Crimson is helpful for submitting requests to the financial or treasury departments to pay for a vendor expense, create an expense report, refund the contribution

Crimson Feature of the Month: Payment Requests – Treasury

The Payment Requests tools in Crimson contains two sides – My Payment Requests and Treasury. The My Payment Requests tools enables Crimson users to submit requests for expense reports, vendor

Next Crimson Webinars on September 26

Next week, the Crimson Webinars will return with a special session covering CrimsonFiler in order to help you prepare for the next FEC filing deadline on October 15. The Crimson Support Team will

Crimson Feature of the Month: Mail Merge

Mail Merge is a new feature in Crimson 3 that helps users combine the results from Crimson searches with a Microsoft Word template. Mail Merge works with People Search, Money Search, Thank You

Crimson Webinar on July 24

Join the Crimson Support Team on Wednesday, July 24 at 2 p.m. EDT for a General Overview webinar of Crimson 3. During the hour-long training session, participants will learn the basics of

Close Out the 2nd Quarter Easier with 2 New Crimson Tools

  We're only a few days away from the end of the second quarter and a quickly-approaching FEC deadline. CMDI recently rolled out two new features that will help your team during the

New Guide: Manage Events with Crimson’s Event Dashboard

  From rallies and townhalls to parties and meet-and-greets, political campaigns are dominated by events. While they are critical for victory, they can also be expensive and consume a

Crimson Webinar on June 19

Do you have new staff or need to learn how to use the new features in Crimson 3? Next Wednesday, the Crimson Support Team will hold a General Overview webinar for Crimson 3 on June 19 at 11

Crimson Feature of the Month: JFC Vetting Tool

  Over the last few election cycles, the use of Joint Fundraising Committees skyrocketed. In 2018, JFCs raised a combined total of $525.3 million and $1.2 billion in 2016. They are also

Learn to Use the Crimson Event Dashboard

Political campaigns and PACs depend on events for both fundraising and winning elections. Because of their importance, Crimson 3 added the Event Dashboard, a new section loaded with features that

Feature of the Month: Saved & Recent Searches

One of the most exciting features in Crimson3 is the ability to save searches. This allows you to customize search queries that you run on a regular basis to create your own custom reports. It is

Next Crimson Webinar on Wednesday

Join the Crimson Support Team this Wednesday at 2 p.m. EDT as they go over the basics of the Crimson platform and demonstrate the new features available in Crimson3 during a General Overview

2019 FEC Deadlines

While it is an off-year for elections, the Federal Election Commission still requires committees and PACs to file regular reports. The next deadline for the first quarter of 2019 will be on

2019-2020 FEC Political Donation Limits

With the 2020 election cycle getting underway, now is a good time to remember that the Federal Election Commission increased the limits for a few types of donations: Individual donors:

New Feature: Press Release Report

With the upcoming FEC deadline, your communications team will likely request information such as how much you raised, the number of donors, undisclosed vs. disclosed donors, and average gift size

Crimson Feature of the Month: Radius Search

  Have you tried using Radius Search, the brand-new search option in Crimson 3 that allows you to find all your donors within a set vicinity of a specific address? Radius Search is

Next Crimson Webinar: March 21

Join the Crimson Support Team next week for our monthly Crimson 3 training webinar on Thursday, March 21 at 2 p.m. EDT. During the one-hour session, we will go over the basics of the Crimson