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]