Omit for Validation checkbox on address defaulted on constituent record added by Sponsorship batch

A constituent record can be created via a Sponsorship batch.  When doing so, and adding New Financial Sponsor information or New Corresponding Sponsor information, the address record created with the new constituent has the check box 'Omit from Validation' defaulted to checked.
We're currently evaluating this issue for a fix in a future patch or service pack.

Steps to Duplicate

  1. Go to the Administration functional area
  2. Select Import
  3. Select Generate import header file under Tasks
  4. Batch template = Sponsorship batch
  5. OK
  6. When header file is created, add at least the following
  • New Financial Sponsor name, address   or
  • New Corresponding Sponsor name, address
  • Sponsorship Program
  1. Save file
  2. Go to back to Administration functional area
  3. Select Batch entry
  4. Select Batch templates
  5. Find Sponsorship batch and click the down arrow
  6. Create import
  7. Enter a Name
  8. Import source = Local file
  9. File = [file just created]
  10. Automap all the fields, especially the Collection field for New Financial Sponsor
  11. On the Set options tab, Other sub tab, toggle Quick find
  12. Save
  13. Start import process
  14. When import completes, go to the resultant batch and commit
  15. Once the batch commits, go to the record of the constituent just created
  16. Edit the address
  17. Observe the Omit this address from validation is checked


 Blackbaud CRM

Was this article helpful?

Thanks for your feedback! Did this solve your issue?

Comments (optional):

Thanks for your feedback!
We're glad it was helpful but sorry it didn’t solve your issue. If you need assistance, click Chat with Support below.
We’re sorry to hear that. Please tell us why.

 I don't like how this works.

 The answer is confusing.

 The answer didn't match what I was searching for.

Additional Comments (optional):

Thanks for your feedback! If you need assistance, click Chat with Support below.
Thanks for your feedback. Help us make our products even better by sharing details in our Idea Banks or our online Community.
Thanks for letting us know. We'll work on clarifying the information in the article. If you need assistance, click Chat with Support below.
Thanks for letting us know. We'll work on updating the search engine to return more relevant results.