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Budget Cycle Management Suite

Budget Cycle Management Suite

Local governments have faced the same challenges and limitations for years as they navigate their budget cycles using spreadsheets. The reality is that spreadsheets do not adequately address the unique needs of building different types of budgets, communicating those budgets, and maintaining transparency year-round. ClearGov’s cloud-native Budget Cycle Management suite provides efficiency at every step of the process so you can budget better. Our financial solutions are easy-to-use, complement existing ERP and accounting systems, and automatically deliver website-based results that your community and stakeholders will appreciate.

Digital Budget Book

Capital Budgeting

Automate the way you collect capital requests and prioritize projects to streamline your CIP process.

  • Eliminate manual spreadsheet work with web-based request forms and scenario planning tools.
  • Collaborate with contributors directly in the budget – the audit trail is automatic.
  • Turn capital request data into detailed pages instantly with auto-generated graphs.
Capital Budgeting

Personnel Budgeting

Build your personnel budget with powerful cloud-native tools that ensure you’ve calculated every layer of cost

  • Easily manage salaries, benefits, vacancies,and inform union negotiations.
  • Plan future scenarios and analyze how each impacts your budget at multiple levels.
  • Streamline position requests from department heads.
Personnel Budgeting

Operational Budgeting

Eliminate spreadsheet errors and version control issues with cloud-native budgeting.

  • Build your budget with ease as requests flow in from departments automatically for approval.
  • Create AI-driven forecasts for long-term planning or use as a baseline for your budget.
  • Collaborate with contributors as you edit line items- the audit trail is automatic.

Digital Budget Book

The industry’s first website-based solution that builds a budget book in a fraction of the time.

  • Automate the creation of fund summary pages, charts, tables and more.
  • Invite contributors to create new pages quickly with easy-to-use templates.
  • Meet GFOA award criteria with built-in guidelines.


Tell your financial story in a way everyone can understand, and that’s ADA-optimized by design

  • This turnkey, website-based solution is pre-populated with state-available data using dynamic infographics.
  • Customize your profile with charts, department dashboards, project pages, and more.
  • Add narrative to the numbers that help stakeholders understand your finances and performance.

The communication with our taxpayers and citizens is much clearer, and the time my staff puts in during the budget cycle has been reduced by 100 hours over the three month process.

Amy Dent, Auditor of Christian County, MO
January 19, 2022

Matt Benati

Matt Benati is Vice President of Marketing for ClearGov®, the leading provider of Budget Cycle Management software for local governments. Matt is passionate about helping organizations modernize their annual budgeting process by automating workflow, increasing collaboration, and improving transparency between governments and citizens.