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![](i/logo_lg.png) Welcome to CiviCRM
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About
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CiviCRM is a constituent relationship management system designed to
meet the needs of advocacy, non-profit and non-governmental groups.
It is an open source project, licensed under GNU AGPL 3, and
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coordinated by CiviCRM LLC. The project website is https://civicrm.org/
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CiviCRM is released as a module that runs within the Drupal, Joomla,
and WordPress content management systems.

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Installation
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The download URLs and installation instructions are available on our website:
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https://civicrm.org/download
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Detailed installation instructions are [on the wiki](https://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Installation+and+Upgrades).
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Documentation
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Documentation can be found at https://civicrm.org/documentation
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Support
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Answers for users, administrators & integrators:
http://civicrm.stackexchange.com
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Paid support available from
https://civicrm.org/providers
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Development and Bugs
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Developers are highly encouraged to join [chat.civicrm.org](https://chat.civicrm.org) and post
questions and ideas in the [Developer Discussion room](https://chat.civicrm.org/civicrm/channels/dev).
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Installing the latest developmental code requires some [special steps](http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Contributing+to+CiviCRM+using+GitHub). 
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Report all issues to CiviCRM via GitLab:
https://lab.civicrm.org