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Migrate from CiviCRM Spark

Spark is an innovative platform based on CiviCRM, a popular open source CRM used by nonprofits around the world. Designed to introduce nonprofit organizations to CRM software, Spark is ideally suited to organizations that seek to come off of spreadsheets and on to legitimate CRM software without feeling overwhelmed in the process.

Nonprofits are attracted to CiviCRM as an open source CRM tool because of its flexibility and because of its low total cost of ownership. It provides world class contact management, event management, email marketing, case management and general relationship management functionality out of the box.

Having said that, the full download version of CiviCRM comes with some degree of technical overhead that can be offputting for many nonprofit organizations. With CiviCRM Spark, organizations can overcome these technical hurdles and benefit from an easy to set up, full managed CiviCRM hosting platform with Spark.

Take CiviCRM Spark to the next level

As a tool, CiviCRM Spark is a wonderful CRM for nonprofits. Because of its limitations, however, it is likely that many nonprofits will outgrow it or will simply need, because of their own growth in operations, more features and capabilities.

Greenleaf ONE presents users of CiviCRM Spark with a natural progression onto a more feature rich version of CiviCRM that includes full access to the underlying content management system along with other features unique to Greenleaf ONE.

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What else do you get with Greenleaf One?

CiviCRM Spark is fundamentally constituent relationship management software, focusing exclusively on the CRM tools that enable organizations to maximize their impact. Greenleaf ONE builds on that by including:
  • fully integrated content management system with a powerful drag and drop builder, premium extensions and advanced features;
  • support, training, video tutorials and other resources to ensure that you have the information you need to build, maintain and empower your organization’s online presence
Like CiviCRM Spark, Greenleaf ONE is fully managed and hosted, providing you access to a world class open source CMS and open source CRM with little to no technical overhead on your part.

Ready to get started?

If you’re coming from CiviCRM Spark and want to maintain your data, we can help. After subscribing to Greenleaf ONE, we can help you export your data and re-import it into your new site and have you back up and running quickly.

3 Signs You’re Ready To Upgrade

  • You’ve hit Spark’s limitations
    CiviCRM Spark is a great starting point for many nonprofit organizations seeking to use CRM software for the first time. And while it has generous limitations, many organizations that experience either operational growth or growth in the complexity of their systems will run into Spark’s limits, for example on the number contacts it can store or emails it can send.
  • You need more extensions
    There are two higher levels than the intro version of CiviCRM Spark, each covering a major feature set; CiviMail and CiviRules. And while there are other extensions, organizations may need a broader range of capaibilities and may require unsupported extensions.
  • You need a Content Management System
    Again, CiviCRM Spark is awesome. But, it lacks direct access to the underlying CRM software. For Greenleaf ONE, this is WordPress. Organizations that need a website or that need greater control over user access need an underlying CMS.