Strategic Solutions helps orchestrate and monitor your entire grant process. This may involve working closely with Executive or Program Directors to plan and execute long and short-term strategies, determine funding and program needs, research and identify diverse funding sources, oversee fiscal resources, and design and author federal, state and local grants and foundation proposals.
In addition, SSI attends bidders conferences and other meetings for you to learn about funding opportunities, as well as conducts prospect research for numerous projects and initiatives, develops and maintain databases, oversees application procedures and review processes, prepares continuance, compliance and final reports, prepares budgets and fiscal reports, cultivates cooperative relationships for partnering, support internal departments, prepares status reports, serves on planning teams and steering committees. ______________________________________________________________________
B. Grants Management
Strategic Solutions also develops quality control procedures and ensures compliance standards are met, both financial and programmatic, monitors award recipients and prepares for fiscal and programmatic audits, manage fiscal and other grants-based resources, develop guidelines for grant administration and program implementation, oversees the creation of databases and information tracking systems, designs program evaluations, develops instrumentation as needed, oversees or develop appendices, and direct or conduct project-related research and uses findings to support funding and policy (via reports, presentations, charts, tables, etc.).
Further, SSI consults with Program Operators to develop new programs or modify/improve existing ones, prepares progress and continuance reports, writes budget narratives, researches like-programs for current trends and identifies program components that meet criteria for best practices, and so forth. ______________________________________________________________________
C. Fiscal Management Strategic Solutions helps organizations with budget preparation and development by reviewing and offering recommendations, and in some cases, preparing the budget.
SSI also writes Budget Narratives and justifications, identifies budgetary
requirements, conduct cost analyses, determines deliverables and fees for
contracts, and in general, oversees fiscal compliance in cooperation with your
organization’s Accounting Department.