Purpose-Driven Community Service

Our people-first approach is at the heart of everything we do. GrantWorks has assisted over 600 state and local government entities in the design and delivery of a wide range of critical federal and state grant-funded programs and projects.

Our experience spans the areas of infrastructure, housing, public safety, digital connectivity, community and economic development, disaster recovery, mitigation, and resilience.

Over the past 44 years, we have successfully secured and managed over $8 billion in federal and state grant-funded projects focused on strengthening the communities where we live, work, and play.

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Grant Management

GrantWorks offers specialized guidance for the procurement and management of grant-funded projects for state and local government entities. Having assisted in securing and managing over $8 billion in funding, our experts are equipped to provide your staff step-by-step instructions for grant applications and grant administration to ensure compliant, approved grant projects that can be easily tracked and managed.

GrantWorks grant management services include:

  • Budget creation and oversight
  • Payment requests
  • Fund analysis, accounting adjustments, and project revisions
  • Assessment of procedures and compliance guidance at each level, including project-specific rules
  • Repair efforts for out-of-compliance projects
  • Complete reports
  • Collaboration with staff to create competitive applications to win funding
  • Appraisal of next-step procedures
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Housing Programs

With over 30 years of successful implementation, our Housing Division provides all your housing assistance program needs. We’ve managed the rehabilitation or reconstruction of thousands of homes for low-income or elderly residents through state and federally funded programs. We believe that everyone deserves access to quality housing, especially those who need it most.

Our housing services include:

  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • Environmental clearance procedures
  • Beneficiary identification, application intake, and eligibility determination
  • Affirmative marketing and fair housing regulations
  • Labor standards monitoring
  • Construction management of housing rehabilitation/reconstruction
  • Progress and code inspections
  • Completion of contract policies and procedures
  • Filing of all required close-out information
  • Monitoring attendance and follow-up when needed
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Disaster Recovery and Resiliency

Through state or federal funding from various entities, such as FEMA and CDBG, our Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Services Division helps beneficiaries and communities minimize costs and prevent or reduce future losses to lives or property through proper mitigation measures.

We serve communities within Disaster Recovery service areas with the following grant administration services:

  • CDBG application development
  • Low & Moderate Income (LMI) and Urgent Need Beneficiary Documentation
  • Audit and monitoring support
  • Federal and state procurement
  • On-site Davis-Bacon labor standards compliance
  • Uniform Act compliance
  • Environmental review and clearance
  • CDBG beneficiary documentation, including census and door-to-door survey teams
  • Hazard mitigation application and implementation
  • Housing rehabilitation and construction
  • Affordable housing financing and development
  • City and county planning
  • Mapping/GIS
  • Hazard mitigation planning
  • Economic development
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Program Management

GrantWorks leverages strong project management methodology built upon industry-standard best practices with a focus on proven processes, meticulous controls, and frequent and timely communication. Our highly qualified project management teams expedite the implementation of projects with required compliance standards to provide much needed, time-sensitive benefits to the households we serve.

We guide and assist you with compliance, recordkeeping, scope changes, reporting, and other aspects of program implementation, including:

  • Project monitoring and compliance
  • Financial management
  • Stakeholder engagement and management
  • Project design and implementation
  • Project scope identification and implementation
  • Compliance and audit readiness support
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Community and Economic Development

For over 44 years, GrantWorks has provided economic and community development programs to make much-needed improvements. Our services cover a range of project types and funding programs, including disaster relief, infrastructure improvements, coastal management, and parks for agencies like the Department of Agriculture, Department of Transportation, the General Land Office, Emergency Management, and Parks and Wildlife.

Our economic and community development services include:

  • Technical and management services for full grant project management
  • Project monitoring and compliance
  • Pre-award application consulting
  • Financial management
  • Labor and wage compliance
  • RFP/RFQ creation and implementation
  • Project scope identification and implementation
  • Environmental review
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Construction Management

As a construction management partner, GrantWorks provides Project Owners with effective management of a project’s scope, schedule, budget, and quality to ensure you and your beneficiaries’ best interests are observed.

Our professionals provide support that prioritizes speedy results through the following construction management services:

  • Pre-design and site design
  • Building design management
  • Expert analysis and guidance
  • Constructability reviews
  • Budget control
  • Value engineering
  • Permitting
  • Bidding management
  • Scheduling
  • Pre-construction
  • Project management
  • Document management
  • Project closeout
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GrantWorks is committed to helping communities preserve their heritage, improve economic vitality, and maintain livability. Planning is a critical part of this and is needed to facilitate Capital Improvements Plans so city constituents may reap the rewards.

Our planning services are tailored to fit the capabilities of residents and officials while taking the specific challenges of location, size, and staffing into account, and include:

  • Comprehensive planning for population, housing, recreation, land use, and economic development
  • Colonia planning to assist neighborhoods and counties with infrastructure and housing needs
  • Applying for and securing grant funding for comprehensive planning
  • Creating or updating hazard mitigation plans
  • Capital improvements, economic developments, downtown revitalization plans, housing plans, and ordinance reviews
  • GIS mapping of city limits, land uses, and zoning
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Broadband Consulting

Significant state and federal funding for broadband development is now available to help municipal governments, service providers, and state agencies improve economic resiliency, increase access to healthcare services, and enrich educational experiences within your community. As a trusted consulting partner, GrantWorks works with you to identify unserved and underserved areas to bridge the digital divide and ensure all Americans have access to reliable, high speed, affordable internet.

Our goal is to simplify the complexity of broadband federal funds project management for your community through our broadband services, which include:

  • Time-sensitive and critical technical support to identify unserved and underserved broadband coverage areas
  • Assistance in leveraging allocated state or federal funds to secure other funding sources
  • Assistance in the procurement of optimal broadband providers to construct open and accessible public broadband infrastructure
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