For America's 39,000+ general purpose local governments, grant funds play a vital role in the delivery of services through various programs and projects. eCivis has partnered with thousands of city governments to assist them with searching for grant funding and managing awards. Here are the goals most commonly established for city governments.
Detroit needed a Web-based grants management solution (GMS) that would support improved, compliant accounting practices and enable accurate, timely reporting. The system requirements included an intuitive user interface, support grants management best practices, utilize current technology, enable expedited implementation, and integrate with the city’s current and future financial systems.
Improving the City’s ability to manage its grants will help restore its financial stability and enable the City to raise and expend grant revenue in support of its strategic vision to propel Detroit forward. In addition to markedly improving compliance, accounting, and reporting, services to the citizens of Detroit should improve, which will help restore confidence in local government.
The City of Miami wanted a system to manage its pre-award and post-award activities in one place. They specifically wanted a grant management system to help drive the following:
"eCivis makes my job easier, the system is easy to navigate and the amount of information is remarkable! It's a one stop shop to search for grants!"— Nichole Trujillo, Management Analyst, Los Angeles Police Department