Local Government Budget Officials Everywhere: Sorry, Excel… It’s Not Me, It’s You

A government’s budget is one of the most important documents it produces, and it’s understandable that officials are protective of their budget process when so much time and effort goes into it every year. But just because you’ve always done something a certain way doesn’t mean it’s the most efficient way. In fact, sometimes in… Continue reading Local Government Budget Officials Everywhere: Sorry, Excel… It’s Not Me, It’s You

GFOA Award Winners Increasingly Adopt ClearGov’s Website-Based Digital Budget Book Solution

By using website-based ClearGov Digital Budget Book software, local governments save hundreds of hours and create budget books that follow GFOA best practices. Maynard, Mass. – Since ClearGov® launched its website-based Digital Budget Book solution at the beginning of June 2020, more than 100 local governments, including 33 GFOA award winners, have leveraged the software… Continue reading GFOA Award Winners Increasingly Adopt ClearGov’s Website-Based Digital Budget Book Solution

ClearGov Adds 50+ Digital Budget Book Customers in the First Month Post-Launch

New software saves governments time and money, transforms budget books into dynamic online presentations that detail and demystify financial data for residents and councils alike. Maynard, Mass. – Local governments across the country are turning to ClearGov’s Digital Budget Book software to put the time-consuming, error-prone task of manually creating their annual budget books behind.… Continue reading ClearGov Adds 50+ Digital Budget Book Customers in the First Month Post-Launch

ClearGov Launches Strategic Partnership with Springbrook Software

We’re excited to announce ClearGov’s new strategic partnership with Springbrook, a leading provider of finance and administration software to local government, with more than 1,100 customers around the US. Working together will allow both ClearGov and Springbrook to offer customers easy, integrated access to a full range of cloud-based solutions for local government budgeting, financial… Continue reading ClearGov Launches Strategic Partnership with Springbrook Software

Case Study: Vicksburg, MI

“If you communicate well, and people know where to get good information about the things you’re doing, people are going to feel good about where they live.” Jim Mallery – Village Manager Primary Objective: The leadership of Vicksburg needed to rebuild the village’s trust in its government. Significant trust had been lost due to economic… Continue reading Case Study: Vicksburg, MI

ClearGov Reinvents the Outdated Budget Book as a Modern Web-Based Experience

Digital Budget Book will save governments time and money and allow them to communicate their budget more effectively to residents Maynard, MA (06/01/2020) – ClearGov, a leader in helping local governments modernize their financial operations and communications, announced today that it has launched a new Digital Budget Book SaaS solution. ClearGov’s Digital Budget Book will… Continue reading ClearGov Reinvents the Outdated Budget Book as a Modern Web-Based Experience

Coming Soon: A Better, Faster Annual Budget Book

Starting in June, we’re making budget books more useful. (And cheaper and easier to produce, too.) “Better” and “faster” and “cheaper” don’t often arrive in the same package. But when it comes to the process of building your annual budget book, ClearGov’s groundbreaking new Digital Budget Book software – launching in June – will deliver… Continue reading Coming Soon: A Better, Faster Annual Budget Book

“Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome” – That’s How We Get Through This Together

Wow, what a week. Simply put, this past week has been a shock to our collective system. Change has come at a dizzying pace and many are scrambling to adjust. As we all come to terms with social distancing, flattening the curve, and working from home, we all must look for new ways to be… Continue reading “Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome” – That’s How We Get Through This Together

How Local Governments Can Leverage Social Media to Help Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

Three free ways to reach and engage more residents — FAST Local government is often the first line of defense in times of emergency and arguably never more so than in the wake of a global pandemic. In uncertain times, being a clear, calm, and trusted source of truth — and disseminating that truth to… Continue reading How Local Governments Can Leverage Social Media to Help Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

What the Funding Formula in Massachusetts’ Student Opportunity Act (SOA) Means for Massachusetts Schools

Superintendents ready their 3-year improvement plans Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Student Opportunity Act (SOA) into law back in November of 2019. Touted as the most significant update to Massachusetts’ education funding system in nearly three decades, the SOA earmarks resources for low-income students, students of color, and English language learners (ELLs). The landmark… Continue reading What the Funding Formula in Massachusetts’ Student Opportunity Act (SOA) Means for Massachusetts Schools