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Sign Up for a Special WinRed Webinar This Month

Do you have questions about using WinRed and Crimson together? Do you need help loading donation data? This month, Jeff Wernsing, Director of Compliance Services for CMDI, will lead a special webinar covering WinRed Best Practices in Crimson at 2 p.m. on July 21, 2021. Rachel Bryant from the Crimson Support Team will also offer a Crimson Overview webinar […]

Crimson Feature of the Month: Use Email Scheduler to Suppress Maxed Out Digital Donors

With more and more money being raised online, it is important to ensure that you stop soliciting donors who have given the legal limit to your committee. Crimson’s new Email Scheduler can help you automate this process by delivering scheduled reports of donors who have recently maxed out to the campaign. This report can then […]

June Webinars: Crimson Overview & CrimsonFiler

With the deadlines for Quarterly and Semi-annual filers coming up in a few weeks, June is a great time to refresh how to use CrimsonFiler. Later this month, on June 23, the Crimson Support Team will offer a Crimson Overview webinar at 11 a.m. as well as a CrimsonFiler refresher at 2 p.m. Reserve a […]

Now Hiring: Client Relations Representative

  CMDI is hiring a full-time, Client Relations Representative to join our Crimson Support Team. This role will be responsible for product training and support of new and existing clients. This involves hands-on support that includes knowledge of the various products CMDI has to offer our clients, our support managing platforms, and training operations. We […]

Crimson Webinars in May

Join us later this month for two Crimson webinars on May 26: Crimson Overview at 11 a.m. and New Crimson Features at 2 p.m. Join us later this month for two Crimson webinars on May 26: Crimson Overview at 11 a.m. and New Crimson Features at 2 p.m. We’ll go over the basics of Crimson […]

Crimson Feature of the Month: Customize People Profiles & Home Dashboard

Have you customized your Crimson Home Dashboard yet? Did you know that the People Profile can also be changed? Earlier this year, CMDI rolled out the ability to re-arrange the Home Dashboard and People Profile according to individual preferences. This simple, yet powerful, new feature is extremely fast to set up. Scroll to the bottom […]

Save the Date for Crimson Webinars in April

Pencil in April 28 for Crimson’s monthly webinars. Join the Crimson Support Team at 11 a.m. EDT for a Crimson Overview training that will cover all the essentials of working on the Crimson platform. Later that day, a New Crimson Features webinar will go over the latest features and enhancements that we’ve recently rolled out, […]

Crimson Feature of the Month: Email Scheduler for Searches and Report

Have you ever wanted to save a Customized Search and schedule it to run periodically? Would you like to have the results of a scheduled report emailed directly to you? Following requests from Crimson clients, we’re excited to release the Email Scheduler for Searches and Reports. With this new tool, Crimson Users can schedule the […]

Next Crimson Webinars on March 24

Have you customized your Crimson Home dashboard yet? Do you know how to use the new aggregation tools in People and Money Searches? Join us next Wednesday, March 24, for a Crimson New Features webinar at 2 p.m. EDT to see the newest features in action. If you have new staff or need a Crimson […]

Crimson Training Opportunities in February

Now that the deadline for Year-end FEC reports is over, schedule some time this month to learn about the new features we recently rolled out. On February 24, the Crimson Support Team will host two webinars, Crimson Overview at 11 a.m. EST and Crimson New Features at 2 p.m. EST. Once you click on a […]

New FEC Contribution Limits Set for the 2021-2022 Election Cycle

Last week, FEC contribution limits were released for the 2022 cycle, and caps for individual and PAC donations were increased: Individual Donations: Contributions made by individuals to candidates increased from $2,800 to $2,900 per election per candidate or $5,800 per couple. Contributions made by individuals to national party committees increased from $35,500 to $36,500 per […]

FEC Adds 3 New Commissioners

After a U.S. Senate vote on December 9, the FEC is back to a full slate of six commissioners with the addition of three new appointees: Shana Broussard, Sean J. Cooksey, and Allen Dickerson. Since the departure of Caroline Hunter last summer, the commissioners have lacked the required quorum to take certain actions. As Senator Roy […]

FEC Deadlines for 2021

  While there are only a handful of off-year elections or special races in 2021, candidate committees, PACs, and political parties are still required to submit regular filings to the Federal Election Commission. To keep up with the deadlines this year, download one of these helpful PDFs from CMDI:  Quarterly Deadlines Monthly & Semi-Annual Deadlines […]

New Year. New Election Cycle. New Crimson Features.

  Have you ever wanted to re-arrange the home dashboard on Crimson or customize People Profiles to fit the needs of your organization? Crimson recently rolled out new customization options along with a several other new features to kick off the 2021 calendar year. These features include: Customizable Home Dashboard and People Profiles Mass Adjustment […]

Important Crimson Webinars This Week

With the start of a new year and a new election cycle, there’s a lot going on with Crimson. This Thursday, January 21, the Crimson Support Staff will offer a CrimsonFiler refresher at 11 a.m. EST and a Crimson New Features webinar at 2 p.m. EST. The Crimson New Features webinar will debut several new […]

Catch Up on Crimson’s New Features

Have you caught up on all the new features Crimson rolled out this fall? There’s one last chance to see them in action and ask questions before the end of the year. Next Wednesday, December 16, the Crimson Support Team will hold a Crimson Overview webinar at 2 p.m. During the session, participants will watch […]

Crimson Feature of the Month: How to File a Post-General Report

The 2020 election may have been nearly two weeks ago, but campaigns, PACs, and parties still have compliance reports and work to finish. The 2020 cycle has two upcoming FEC filing deadlines – the Post-General Report on Thursday, December 3 and the Year-End Report on January 31, 2021. In addition to compliance and accounting work, […]

Upcoming Webinars in November

Election Day may be over, but the work continues for campaigns and PACs. With upcoming FEC deadlines and a new election cycle starting in January, now is a great time to follow up with any questions you have about Crimson or learn about new features. Next week, the Crimson Support Team will hold two Crimson […]

Feature of the Month: Email Integrations

  Among the new features released this month, Crimson now integrates with Mailchimp and Constant Contact. This integration authorizes Crimson to push a list of subscribers to either email system using segmentation filters under People Search. There are multiple parts to this feature: 1. Setting up the integration 2. Uploading a List 3. Editing a […]

Upcoming Webinars on New Crimson Features

Mark your calendars for either August 13 or August 20 because you will want to join the Crimson Support Team for a New Crimson Features Webinar at 2 p.m. EDT. During both sessions, participants will watch demonstrations of the new features, and how they have been integrated into the Crimson platform. There will also be […]