Data Management

Collecting data can be overwhelming. Understanding your options is an easy lesson we can share, as you begin the process of coordinating your program. We can create a small system for you or link you to outside resources that will easily manage all your data needs.

Grant Writing

Our team of experienced professional grant writers have decades of experience across a variety of disciplines.

Program Evaluation

Program evaluation is the foundation for detailing your program’s activities, stewardship of funds, and progress towards goals and objectives. Good program evaluation provides the necessary information for making small or big changes that prove to your stakeholders that you are indeed "making a difference."

Association Management

Whatever your Association's size and membership, we have specialized resources available to meet your Association's growing needs.

Meeting Planning

Planning, organizing, and conducting a productive meeting can be challenging and time consuming. Have great ideas or key stakeholders but don't know where to go next? Contact us for a quote today and we can bring your meeting to fruition.

"Working smarter doesn’t mean working harder"

This age-old adage is something that most strive to achieve, but few master. Take the tedium out of tasks and let us help you save time and work more efficiently!

Grant Writing - Our team of experienced professional grant writers have decades of experience across a variety of disciplines.  Depending upon your needs and resources, we are available to assist with grant development early on or as expert reviewers late in the process.  Grant writing services can include:

  • Funding research
  • Review of funder request
  • Review of previous submissions and recommendations for improvement
  • Needs Assessment of target population or problem
  • Best practice research
  • Suggested scope of services
  • Proposal draft development
  • Proposal review
  • Proposal formatting
  • Budgeting
  • Application forms and schedules

Program Development - Development of a successful program begins with a well thought out program and response to the grantor.  Challenges and roadblocks with new funding can be stressful and frustrating.  Our team can lead you step by step to plan, implement, and collect the necessary data to evaluate your program.  Program development services may include:

  • Creation of implementation timeline
  • Review of previous submissions and recommendations for improvement
  • Development of project job descriptions
  • Review of resources
  • Selection of curricula or best practices
  • Identification of data collection methods
  • Development of partners for sustainability
  • Linkage to peer mentors

Professional Development - Your program is only as good as your staff, so having a vested interest in their understanding of your program should be first priority. Creating informative, engaging presentation and dissemination of information can be challenging, difficult to document, and impossible to schedule. Our professional development trainers will review your resources and make suggestions for professional development that will enhance the functioning of your program. Professional development services may include:

  • Staff needs assessments
  • Creation of targeted professional development
  • In person facilitation of professional development
  • Creation of webinars and e-learning opportunities (scheduled & unscheduled)
  • Coordination with program evaluation to target program areas in need of improvement
  • Data analysis of learning gains

Program Evaluation - Regardless of the size of your agency, program evaluation is the foundation for detailing your program’s activities, stewardship of funds, and progress towards goals and objectives. Good program evaluation provides the necessary information for making small or big changes that prove to your stakeholders that you are indeed "making a difference." Our experienced program evaluators will guide you through the process of program evaluation. Program evaluation services may include:

  • Creation of evaluation plan
  • Creation of a logic model
  • Suggestion of instruments and assessments
  • Program observations
  • Focus group interviews
  • Survey creation
  • Data collection process review
  • Review of program documents
  • Evaluation team meetings
  • Professional development
  • Analysis of formative and summative data
  • Creation of written reports

Data Collection Automation - Any seasoned program manager will tell you that reporting and data collection can be the most problematic hurdle an agency faces. As program managers, our consultants also faced these issues. Whether it’s an advanced Excel spreadsheet or the need for cloud sharing, our consultants are able to effortlessly recognize a program’s needs. Data collection services may include:

  • Creation of policies and procedures for data collection
  • Creation of online collection methods
  • Creation of stand-alone spreadsheets
  • Creation of comprehensive system creation

Association Management - Healthy associations focus on cultivating relationships. Let that be your first priority and we will do the ground work. Need Quickbooks updated or someone to do everything! Our consultants are available to:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the association
  • Prepare and assist in board meetings, minutes, and communication with board members
  • Coordinate all aspects of the financial and accounting operations with the treasurer of the board
  • Maintain and process membership data
  • Maintain ongoing database files for membership
  • Keep pertinent financial records for audits of the association
  • Maintain association and conference web sites
  • File required yearly state reports

Meeting Planning - Meetings can be complex and worrisome, so let us take the worry away and manage all of the minute aspects of your meeting from beginning to end.

Capital City Consultants was joined by Meetings Plus in August of 2013 becoming a full-service meeting and conference management company. Meetings Plus has 27 years of meeting and trade show industry knowledge. Let our experienced, connected consultants organize and manage your next meeting or tradeshow. Our consultants are available to:

  • Complete site visits with hotels
  • Negotiate hotel contracts
  • Maintain contact with hotel sales managers and convention services managers
  • Negotiate Audio/Visual needs -- contracts and maintain contact through-out the meeting process
  • Set and maintain budgets for meetings
  • Set-up meeting rooms for general session and breakout sessions
  • Manage and maintain registrations prior to conference
  • Manage on-site registration desks and staff
  • Maintain ongoing communications with volunteers and planning committees for yearly conferences
  • Keep up-to-date information on conference program and prepare for printer or web publishing
  • Send pertinent correspondence to speakers
  • Coordinate bulk mailings with printing and mailing company
  • Arrange for airline and car rental discounted rates
  • Organize spouse programs and activities
  • Manage Exhibits and Sponsorships
    • Negotiate contracts with exhibit decorator
    • Design exhibit hall floor plan and layout
    • Create exhibit and sponsorship prospectus
    • Manage on-site Exhibitor Information Desk
    • Secure Corporate Sponsorships for meeting

Fees for all services are based on the level of services contracted. Please contact us to discuss your program needs and receive a written quote.

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