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Capital Strategic Solutions (CSS) is a Massachusetts-based woman-owned business comprised of former municipal employees. We deliver creative and cost-effective services that maximize success while minimizing risk for our clients. Our team specializes in community engagement, grant writing & management, impact mitigation & crisis communication, solutions for data management, website design services, tactical social media outreach, and virtual and in-person event planning. Our team works diligently with our clients to define clear project goals while resolving complex challenges. We focus on establishing relationships and work closely with our clients to formulate and implement strategies that enable them to adapt to evolving conditions and technologies.
Our comprehensive open data and financial reporting innovations assist our clients to interpret data in a way that is more useful, increasing participation, and developing economic prospects. We build budgets and manage spending in context with performance data throughout the year with our open data and financial reporting solutions. We specialize in creating back-end development of portals designed to contain projects, equipment purchases, and studies for our clients; in conjunction with project schedules and associated financial information.
We develop and manage social media strategies that reach our clients’ targeted audience and speaks to the areas in which their community is most interested. We adapt the message and method to each client and situation using traditional and digital media.
CSS offers communities an understanding of social media marketing and the importance of its role in changing perceptions and behaviors. Our campaigns are tailored to meet the individual needs of each unique community.
Our team utilizes our extensive experience in financial management, information management, training, reporting, and process analysis to maximize results for our clients. We assist our clients in researching and obtaining grant funding each year by crafting compelling applications and identifying ways to scale effective programs. We offer a full variety of grant writing, management, and technical assistance services customized to the needs of our clients. Our team is skilled at overseeing the entire grant life cycle process, from proposal to close; pre-award management, approval process, tracking payments, reviewing budgets, producing relevant reports, and post-award contract compliance.
CSS provides training on a consultation basis to help municipalities step up their communications game now that more and more of society is growing reliant on technology that must oblige the needs of a diverse population. CSS is comprised of a team of specialists with expertise surrounding the Massachusetts Public Records Law, social media outreach, and website development. Whether the training is targeted towards professional and personal development, skill set training, or even life skills, these sessions can result in a boost in employee motivation and skills needed for a valuable and successful work experience.
VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON EVENT PLANNING
Our team is skilled at planning community events at any size and scale, from intimate neighborhood meetings to large scale events that encompass an entire community that feature a numerous of components: public-private partnership opportunities, public relations, the incorporation of social media, community-based programming, public/private coordination, civic engagement, and opportunities for public participation in-person or virtually. Community events emulate the spirit of a community and provide monumental moments for attendees.
Impact mitigation and crisis situations can arise from natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, and blizzards to external disasters and medical emergencies including fires, chemical exposures and multiple victim accidents, workplace violence, etc. Our team works to assist our clients in developing and implementing a strategic communication plan to keep the community informed and one step ahead of the evolving situation.
We work with our clients to develop dynamic ADA-compliant websites. Our clients are leading the way with their digital presence and understand the power of a service-minded approach to their website design. Our team ensures that each website is well organized, content-rich, highly searchable, and are continuously updated and improved to enhance the end-user’s experience.
Creating a positive brand impression and a strong online presence is essential in today’s highly competitive environment. Our team can design and produce outreach materials that have an impact.