We conduct unbiased, rigorous research in population studies, regional economics, alternative energy, and survey methods to produce sound data and insightful analysis for communities.
Through our programs—for active and emerging political leaders, government officials, and community leaders—we help strengthen organizations and communities across the Commonwealth and nation.
Through the Virginia Institute of Government, we support local governments through consultation services, customized training, and programs that connect government experts from across the state.
reimagining public service
our strategic plan
Through our research, leadership development programs, and government engagement services, we strive to reimagine public service and realize our vision of good governance, equity and resilience in every Virginia community.