Find the funding you need to take your smart city initiatives to the next level

Smart city programs and initiatives are an investment in your community’s future. However, when stacked against competing city priorities, funding for these projects can be difficult to find and secure.

That’s why it’s time to get creative about uncovering funding mechanisms that will transform your smart city initiatives into tangible value for the communities you serve.

According to Gartner®, “City leaders and CIOs need to ensure smart city governance processes consider balanced, multifaceted, public and private funding options to achieve their objectives.”

The recent 2022 Gartner Smart City Funding Models: It’s Time to Get Creative report explores:

  • Why adopting multisource funding models is crucial to smart city initiatives and programs
  • How to identify funding opportunities within existing budgets
  • How to successfully leverage public-private partnerships
  • Why focusing your smart city initiatives on community-driven goals is key to securing investments

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Gartner, Smart City Funding Models: It’s Time to Get Creative, Bill Finnerty, Bettina Tratz-Ryan, 4 March 2022. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

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