Sparkrock Blog

The Grey-Bruce Health Unit Choose Sparkrock

by   Nicola Dickinson on 11.19.15

The Grey Bruce Health Unit, an Ontario based public health agency, made the strategic decision to choose Sparkrock as its new partner in implementing an integrated finance and HR solution. The Health Unit had been increasingly taxed with managing disparate systems. The team knew that an integrated system offers a number of advantages and decided to pursue an integrated and automatic technology strategy when going to market for a new solution.

Topics: News Release

Sparkrock Earns Certified For Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

by   Colin Dickinson on 10.20.15

It’s official!

As of October 2015, Sparkrock ERP solution is Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) NAV 2015. What does it mean to be CfMD? Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics are:

  • Designed for a unique business and industry need
  • Abide by the governmental policies and regulations
  • Tested for seamless integration with Microsoft Dynamics
  • Used and recommended by other companies and organizations
  • Low-risk to use, fast to implement, and simple in maintenance

Topics: News Release

Expanding our organization to benefit the greater good

by   Nicola Dickinson on 07.26.15

At Sparkrock, our team is made up of highly skilled people with a diverse range of talents, and every individual on our team is dedicated to providing benefits to non-profit and public sector organizations. Through hard-work and creativity, our team is able to create, build and facilitate innovative technological solutions for our growing customer base.

Topics: News Release

Action Group sees the value of integrated HR, Payroll, Employee Scheduling and Accounting

by   Colin Dickinson on 07.02.15

Action Group, an Alberta-based social services organization, made a strategic decision and chose Sparkrock to provide their enterprise needs for Accounting, HR, Payroll and Employee Scheduling. Operating in the social services sector for over 30 years, they provide key services to the community by supporting adults and children with developmental disabilities.

Topics: News Release , Finance

From Classic to Role-Tailored, North Bay Health Unit Upgrades to NAV 2013 R2

by   Melissa Alvares on 05.04.15

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is one of only 36 health units across Ontario. With an expansive reach, the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit services over 30 municipalities. As a health unit they provide a wide variety of services to their communities such as promoting healthy living, inspecting food premises, supplying vaccines, and keeping the public informed and trained on healthy living.

Topics: News Release

Equine Canada Enters The Winner’s Circle By Selecting Sparkrock ERP

by   Melissa Alvares on 04.10.15

Equine Canada is the leading national sport and equine non-profit organization in Canada, which fulfills a broad range of governance, advocacy and development functions. As an organization planning ahead for future growth, they realized that they were quickly outgrowing their old DOS based finance solution – ACCPAC. It was limited in its reporting capabilities and it had become a very time consuming task to get meaningful information out of the application.

Topics: Fundraising , News Release

Announcing Microsoft Dynamics NAV for Tablets

by   Melissa Alvares on 04.02.15


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Latest Release of Donor Engage Enhances Donation Processing & Receipting

by   Melissa Alvares on 03.13.15

Since its initial launch, Donor Engage has garnered significant interest amongst the non-profit community. As raising funds are a core part of their ability to operate, non-profits are always looking for more efficient tools to help them maximize their potential. When such a tool also aligns with their wider IT strategy, removing information silos and multiple non-communicating systems, even better. This is where Donor Engage has excelled; a donation management tool that is built for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, leveraging all the integrations it brings to the wider Microsoft family of software products.

Topics: Fundraising , News Release

Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board Now Successfully Operating On Their Integrated Sparkrock ERP Including HR/Payroll Suite

by   Melissa Alvares on 02.17.15

Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board made the decision to move from outsourced HR/Payroll to an in-house HR/Payroll solution late last spring. When they decided to make this transition, they knew that as a school board they needed a solution that could handle complex payroll requirements – including managing multiple employee ‘groups’ and payroll processing operating to an Ontario K12 payroll environment.

Topics: News Release

Sparkrock Donor Engage To Improve Fundraising And Combat Homelessness In Victoria, British Columbia

by   Melissa Alvares on 01.16.15

The Victoria Cool Aid Society is a registered non-profit charity determined, with their partners, to end homelessness in the Capital Region of Victoria, British Columbia. For decades Cool Aid has worked to provide support services and housing for homeless and vulnerable members of the community. Currently they have a plan to develop over 360 apartments for people in need of a home, providing long term community benefit and reducing the financial burden on government.

Topics: Fundraising , News Release

The United Church of Canada Chooses New Donation Management Solution to Better Engage their Constituents and Increase Donations

by   Melissa Alvares on 01.16.15

The United Church of Canada is the largest Protestant church in Canada, with over 2 million members. In late 2014 it started looking for a new donation management solution to replace its current donation management tool. The Church needed a replacement solution to enable better engagement with constituents and to manage its donations, while gaining additional functionality around volunteer and grant management.

Topics: Fundraising , News Release