Getting Started in SPARC

How do I learn about SPARC?

  • If your agency's location and budget permits, schedule a visit to Madison;
  • Schedule a teleconference with one of the SPARC Accountants;
  • Follow the information outlined on this page.

Feel free to contact DCFFinanceGrants@wisconsin.gov anytime you have further questions.

Grants are Reimbursed by ACH

If your agency has not already done so, complete and mail an ACH Set-up form

The payment schedule is defined in your agency's contract(s) with DCF.

SPARC Web Reports show details on your agency's grant activity

Updates to the SPARC reports are posted nightly. See Reports Information for tips on finding and saving report information.

  • To verify what expenditures your agency has reported to DCF, review the Monthly Expense Detail.
  • To confirm what reimbursement payments your agency has received, see the Bank Reconciliation report.
  • To see what contract amounts are available under your agency's grant(s), review the Contract Balance report.

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