How Can We Help?research

The Institute can help you, your staff, and your elected officials in several ways. We develop our services in response to the needs of Virginia local governments. Services can be designed on a statewide basis, for several localities in a particular region, for single locality, or for professional associations.

We offer a full range of services, including:

Applied Research

In-depth studies on issues that impact local government


Survey Research

Surveys for local governments and state agencies carried out by the Center for Survey Research.

(CSR) at UVA. CSR is a full service academic survey research facility offering customized project design, professional interviewing, data collection, data analysis, and report preparation.

For more information

Contact: Tedd E. Povar,, or 804-371-0202, or use the form below