Budget & Resource Allocation
Identity funding and budget priorities from across your entire community
Engage residents in digital dialogues to help determine how budgets, federal to municipal funds and grants, should be allocated.
Budget and allocate resources with Zencity
Research & Identify
Assess your current situation by identifying priorities and mapping resource allocation needs.
Get specific community input about their priorities and urgent needs to better inform your budget plans.
Track conversations about the budget process and key line items to identify themes, concerns, and needs.
Use Engage Participatory Budget function to get direct feedback from residents about specific budget line items.
Evaluate & Report
Communicate the findings to Council and provide a data-based overview of the community’s budget and resource preferences.
Artificial intelligence algorithms automatically surface meaningful insights about residents’ budgetary priorities.
Produce in-depth reports for Council and other stakeholders to inform their budget deliberations.
Enlist Zencity’s Professional Services and Customer Success teams for additional insights and support on action plans.
Inform & Gather
Communicate about the budget process and share the proposed final budget with the community for feedback.
Generate and publish social media posts about the proposed or final budget.
Create a centralized hub for residents to stay up to date on recent developments and instructions related to the budgeting process.
Stay tuned to evolving conversations around the budget process, address emerging misinformation or concerns, and track changes in sentiment.
Measure & Assess
Track resident sentiment around the investments you’re making to learn if you managed to address their expectation and measure the performance and impact of these investments over time.
Stay tuned to discussions around the investments you’re making and how communication around budgeting is landing with your residents.
Use you engagement up to update on progress in implementation, keeping residents informed of the impact you investment is delivering.
Follow up with your community, asking them for feedback on the value gained through your investment and budget allocation over time
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Learn how local governments budget and allocate resources with Zencity.
How Augusta County, VA, Used a Zencity Community Survey to Secure a State Grant for Broadband
How Normal, IL, Gathered Community-Wide Feedback on ARPA Funding Allocations Using Zencity
How Decatur, IL, Incorporated Temperature Check Surveys into its CARES Act Funding Allocation and Work with City Council
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