Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2011 Data Tables

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Q45. Beyond revenue sharing, the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP) also has additional funds for assistance grants available to all Michigan city, village, township, and county governments to offset costs associated with mergers, interlocal agreements, and cooperative efforts to combine government operations that occur on or after October 1, 2011. How familiar are you with this section of the EVIP?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How familiar are you with the assistance grants section of the EVIP? Very Familiar 10% 3% 31% 12% 9%
Somewhat Familiar 39% 21% 49% 35% 28%
Mostly Unfamiliar 45% 34% 14% 29% 31%
Completely Unfamiliar 6% 32% 4% 19% 25%
Don't Know 0% 10% 2% 5% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
How familiar are you with the assistance grants section of the EVIP? Very Familiar 5% 5% 20% 26% 23% 9%
Somewhat Familiar 22% 27% 32% 43% 46% 28%
Mostly Unfamiliar 32% 33% 30% 22% 27% 31%
Completely Unfamiliar 33% 26% 12% 7% 3% 25%
Don't Know 8% 9% 6% 2% 1% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
How familiar are you with the assistance grants section of the EVIP? Very Familiar 7% 4% 8% 6% 9% 19% 9%
Somewhat Familiar 22% 26% 24% 24% 32% 38% 28%
Mostly Unfamiliar 38% 30% 32% 30% 34% 24% 31%
Completely Unfamiliar 25% 33% 29% 30% 19% 13% 25%
Don't Know 8% 7% 7% 10% 6% 6% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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