The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

CLOSUP receives Kellogg grant to analyze priorities, goals among Michigan's local government officials

Thursday, June 18, 2009

The Ford School’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) received a W. K. Kellogg Foundation grant to survey local elected officials statewide. The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) received a 12-month W. K. Kellogg Foundation grant for a statewide analysis of Michigan local government efforts. This analysis will focus on the challenges of economic and workforce development in the current economic downturn.

The $162,804 grant supports the launching of CLOSUP's Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS), a new ongoing survey of local government leaders in every Michigan county, city, township, and village. MPPS, the first of its kind nationwide, consists of two Web-based surveys per year, with paper surveys provided to respondents as needed.

[Read the U-M press release]

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