With meetings from the start of the process and continuous updates through a project’s different stages, we always aim to coordinate closely to ensure that the work is informed by a client’s communities, contexts, and needs. It is because of this that many of our clients come back again and again to work with us. Below is only a partial list of some of our clients.

Federal Agencies

PPA has provided services to federal clients on a wide range of projects, with special emphasis on workforce development.

Some of our clients

  • National Women’s Business Council
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau
  • Bureau of Indian Education
  • Indian Health Service

State Agencies

PPA has worked with state agencies to improve public safety, assess assistance programs, develop new strategies for helping children, and build a collaborative network for ending homelessness.

Some of our clients

  • Kansas Department of Commerce
  • Michigan Department of Corrections
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Michigan State Housing Development Authority
  • Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
  • Virginia Community College System

Local Governments

PPA works closely with local governments to improve services.

Some of our clients

  • Genesee County, Michigan
  • Frederick County, Maryland
  • Meridian Township, Michigan
  • Oakland County, Michigan

Educational Institutions

PPA provides research and strategic consultation services to educational institutions across the country.

Some of our clients

  • Danville Community College
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Lansing Community College
  • Michigan State University
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College


PPA provides research and evaluation services to help nonprofits achieve their goals.

Some of our clients

  • Early Childhood Investment Corporation
  • Food Bank Council of Michigan
  • Food Share Ventura County, California
  • Michigan Association of United Ways
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Small Business Association of Michigan
  • The Fortune Society
  • Volunteers of America, Los Angeles


PPA provides strategic consultation, research, and evaluation services to foundations across the country to help them assess, develop, and improve programs they are investing in.

Some of our clients

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • C.S. Mott Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
  • Michigan Health Endowment Fund
  • Small Business Foundation of Michigan
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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