GTY Technology – COVID update

Members – Please see below information on free resources available by GTY’s business units/League Business Leaders Network members

To help mitigate disruptions to much-needed public services, the following business unit of the GTY family of companies and PML Business Leaders Network members, has announced its plans to help bring public sector operations online quickly and without financial impact in the midst of this global health crisis.

Bonfire, a leading provider of sourcing and procurement software, has developed a COVID-19 Emergency Response program to offer its platform for free to public sector organizations in North America. As procurement teams work around-the-clock behind-the-scenes to procure everything from hand sanitizing stations to online learning platforms to hospital ventilators, Bonfire is ensuring that these mission-critical procurements happen quickly and compliantly.

eCivis, the leading cloud-based grant management system for state, local, and tribal governments, understands that grants and recovery will be even more essential with the release of the CARES Act stimulus package. eCivis has developed a free COVID-19 Funding Toolkit to help local and tribal governments as well as non-profits maneuver through the challenging times ahead and maximize every grant dollar. The toolkit is a turnkey, easy-to-implement solution designed to help identify the stimulus funding, coordinate projects and ensure compliance in financial reporting.

OpenCounter is offering 3 months of free service to all new customers in 2020. With its permitting and licensing platform, OpenCounter enables local governments to continue providing critical services to the businesses and residents in their communities, online.

Questica, an industry-leading provider of budget, performance, and transparency solutions for the public sector is offering the Questica OpenBook transparency and citizen engagement solution at no cost to all public sector organizations through to September 30, 2020. Create dashboards and powerful visualizations to share financial or budgetary information and important statistics, such as the allocation of emergency funds or the number of sick people in the community. Questica OpenBook makes it easy to share visuals in virtual meetings, on websites, or via social media. Learn more in the COVID-19 Resource Centre.