At SPPG we make things happen. It’s what we do.

Organizations and groups of all kinds – private, public, nonprofit – are always changing and dealing with public policy and organizational challenges. SPPG is there to help. We advise, we manage projects, we do the research, and much more. We solve problems. We make connections. It’s what we do.

We’ve been around a while – since 1984 – and are known to look at an issue from different angles to find the best answers to any challenge.  



Essman Research and ArtFest Midwest Become a Part of SPPG.

With May upon us we’re seeing winter turned to spring, and spring heading toward summer. How fast the days go for the SPPG team with our ongoing work and new ventures! Spring seems to be the season for conferences, with Association of Iowa Workforce Professionals, Impact Afterschool, and the public-health focused Economic Health of Business regional summit. Add in other work ...

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June 2, 2017: Association of Iowa Workforce Partners Board Meeting

June 6, 2017: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation Committee Meeting

June 13, 2017: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Conference Call

June 16, 2017: 21st Century Community Learning Centers New Grantee Orientation

June 21, 2017: Youth Violence Prevention Steering Committee


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