Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Nearly 4,500 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 200 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched Subscriber Network that turns government missions into quantifiable results. With comprehensive cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, meeting and agenda management, records management, and digital services, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens.
Informative, approachable websites that offer citizen self-service and increase resident engagement by integrating government business.
Easy, fast, two-way communications (via email, text, and social media) that improve program results and reach more citizens.
Meeting management solutions including collaborative agenda management, video streaming and playback, meeting minutes, and boards and commissions management.
Records management solutions to document, index and archive important documents as well as allow for online submissions, searching and payments of birth certificates, marriage licenses, property records and more.
Online citizen self-service solutions & operations automation.
Our multi-disciplinary team can help you analyze data and uncover insights, then develop and launch citizen-centric programs and campaigns to help you achieve more effective solutions.
On Thursday, December 20, the President signed the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (21st Century IDEA) into law – a bill that will transform the federal government’s digital service delivery, through website modernization, improved accessibility, and adoption of digital forms and signatures, and ultimately prioritize the citizen experience.
21st Century IDEA requirements include:
Granicus solutions aid government organizations in meeting the 21st Century IDEA requirements.
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The coronavirus pandemic is putting new demands on governments everywhere. To help you make sense of this new reality, we’ve compiled COVID-19 resources on pressing topics — from best practices in communications to public meetings and more.
For many, emergency communications can be a daunting concept. When we think of emergency communications, it’s easy to think of chaos or an uncontrolled environment. But the truth is, it is possible to execute a strong communications plan in a crisis if the right foundation is laid ahead of time. The following checklist highlights some recommendations for developing and executing a well-rounded communications strategy in the face of any disaster scenario.
More and more Americans are in voluntary self-isolation, practicing recommended social distancing guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, many people in isolation — especially quarantine — experience significant stress…
California was the first state in the U.S. to see a patient test positive for coronavirus due to community spread. At the City of Berkeley, the communications team found themselves in a position many government leaders are facing: they needed to communicate about coronavirus quickly, accurately, and effectively…
Misinformation surrounding COVID-19 seems to be spreading much like the virus. As a government communicator, it’s your job to filter through the noise, stay up to date, and provide the information your community needs to stay safe. And with limited resources too…
We at Granicus have heard from hundreds of government communicators looking for tips, use cases, and best practices on managing the COVID-19 crisis…
At Granicus, each one of our employees stands behind our local, state, and federal government leaders during this public health crisis as you fight this battle from the front lines. We are incredibly pleased to lend our support, our hearts, and our technology solutions to this battle…
The rapid growth of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is causing greater uncertainty and fear among the public. As the coronavirus spreads, so too has false and malicious content — putting many governments in an uphill battle to connect people with the truth they need…
While there may be less demand for short-term rentals during the COVID-19 pandemic, many hosts are still renting STRs to guests. This may be illegal in places where government leaders have suspended STR ordinances amid the crisis or residents have been ordered to remain home…
As many government agencies shut their office doors in response to the coronavirus pandemic, some are opening portals — online portals — for residents to request and receive government services while limiting the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 is impacting government work everywhere. It’s also raising important questions, such as: How can residents request and receive government services when in-person interactions are not only discouraged but potentially dangerous?
Free Tools to Keep Your Community Informed on COVID-19
In this time of uncertainty, communities are turning to their government officials and public leaders for real truth, real answers, and real help. Your community needs credible and reliable information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. They need to stay current with the information that matters to them and that they need most: local, regional, and national alerts, announcements, guidance, new support services, and notifications as conditions change.