The Institute of Government serves local, state, and nonprofit agency officials, employees, and managers throughout Arkansas and continues to be looked to as aÂ leader in the provision of technical assistanceÂ and research support for these organizations and their employees.
Our researchers are ready to assistÂ you in confronting theÂ challengesÂ of contemporary public and nonprofit management and administration. Our researchers are well versed in the issuesÂ relevant to public service and affairs â€“Â austerity, transparency, equity, evidence-based effectiveness, and accountability â€“ and can help provide solutions to such issues through data-driven decision makingÂ usingÂ appropriateÂ evidence-based techniques. Our researchers offer years of experience with program evaluation and policy analysis across a host of policies and issues.
We have a vast toolkit from which to draw â€“ from experiencesÂ organizing stakeholders in public, nonprofit, and private organizations, conducting spatial analyses of data using GIS, establishing performance measures, leadingÂ program evaluations, writing grants, facilitating strategic planning, providing performance assessments â€“ and we look forward to discussing with you how we can be of assistance to your public or nonprofit agency,Â division,Â or organization.