Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Making Municipal Governments More Responsive to their Citizens

Recent grants in this program include:

Organization NameProject DirectorProject Title
National Center for Civic Innovation, Inc. Barbara Cohn Berman To sustain and continue advancing the field of citizen-informed and citizen-based performance measurement and reporting.
Rutgers University Marc Holzer To sustain and support the Public Performance Measurement and Reporting Network with the National Center for Public Performance as its secretariat.
Association of Government Accountants Eveanna Barry To support the AGA's promotion of citizen-informed performance measurement and reporting.
CCAF-FCVI, Inc. Michael Eastman To increase the relevance to potential users of Canadian Public Performance Reports and to infuse the experience of the CCAF-FCVI into the work of GASB in the United States.
Institute of Internal Auditors Albert G. Holzinger To help the Institute of Internal Auditors further strengthen and expand auditors' roles in government performance measurement and reporting.
Government Finance Officers Association Anne Kinney To fund the research leading to the publication of a State and Local Performance Measurement Sourcebook.
The Urban Institute Harry Hatry To create and try out on local elected officials new educational and training materials on performance measurement.
City of Portland Eileen Argentina To implement ParkScan for use in Portland parks.
Pioneer Institute Inc. Amy Dain To support the Benchmarking Initiative Component of the Pioneer Institute's Middle Cities initiative.
Congressional Quarterly, Inc. Elder Witt To enable Governing Magazine to continue a multi-media publishing program on performance measurement and reporting in government.
International City/County Management Association Cory Fleming To support a program to encourage local governments to adopt Citizen Relationship Management systems, including 311 and online equivalents.
Public Technology Institute Alan Shark To launch a Citizen-Engaged Community Designation Program to identify, recognize and promote best practices in Citizen Relationship Management systems, including 311.

Program Director:
Gail Pesyna Bio