The coronavirus pandemic turned many day-to-day government operations to crisis response overnight, and many organizations rose to the challenge.
They innovated where they could, overthrowing legacy computer systems and ramping up direct communications with citizens. Despite making some notable advances, agencies battled a number of unforeseen challenges:
- The spread of misinformation
- Continuity of services during stay-at-home orders
- The shift from largely in-person legislative processes to a completely remote environment.
Now modernization is the only way forward, and fortunately for governments, there’s federal aid available to help offset the cost of the technologies that make this important work possible. Read this guide to learn more about submitting a winning grant proposal for CARES act funding.