Due to the impact of COVID-19, public-sector organizations are faced with the challenge of where to look for additional funding that may help their budgets. In a joint webinar, Charlie Francis, Senior Consultant at Questica, and Maria Howeth, Customer Success/Tribal Specialist at eCivis examined the biggest budgeting and grant management challenges governments are facing and the... more
Over the past month, Congress approved unprecedented funding to support the nation’s medical and economic recovery from COVID-19. This funding delivers a range of relief, including vital equipment, services, and loans to businesses across the country. It also provides grant funding through programs managed by multiple Federal agencies and is designed to benefit a diverse set of... more
As Congress deliberates another round of funding to address the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve continued to receive more questions from governments across the state, local, and tribal levels regarding the Coronavirus Relief Fund from the CARES Act. We have a previous blog post addressing the top COVID-19 FAQs for governments.
The impacts of COVID-19 across city, county, and all local governments are not diminishing anytime soon. By now, these workforces are adapting to the ins and outs of teleworking and virtual town halls, figuring out how to prepare for the latest in federal funding packages, all while trying to maintain the business of government for the communities they serve.
In our latest webinar, we spoke about the value of lifecycle grants management and how state, local, and tribal governments can maximize revenue by combining that approach with automation. Don’t worry, if you missed the webinar, you can access the recorded presentation here.
We are currently in unprecedented times. Many government finance departments are rethinking their budgeting plans for 2020, 2021 and beyond. Departments are shrinking, both in personnel and sources of income. For some governments, grants are replacing those sources of income, making it essential for budgeting professionals to know how to incorporate these new grants into their... more
The recent passage of the CARES Act allocates roughly $2 trillion to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus across the country. According to the latest estimates, state, local and tribal governments and territories can anticipate at least $339.8 billion coming their way.
With the passage of the CARES Act, which provides $150 billion for state, local and tribal governments under Title V (the Coronavirus Relief Fund) local governments will be able to start addressing short-term needs of residents, households, and small businesses bearing some of the largest burden of COVID-19 response.
While we promised a 2-part blog series on coronavirus, it’s clear that the spread as well as impacts of the disease are not slowing down anytime soon. As state and local governments try to make sense of all the policy and funding packages in the news cycle, we wanted to continue sharing resources and best practices to implement such funding and deliver aid to communities as quickly as... more