NEMCOG | STATE OF THE REGION PROPOSAL

presented by eImpact

PROPOSAL FOR:

Northeast Michigan Council of Governments

80 Livingston Blvd

Gaylord, MI 49734


BY:

eImpact Report

3435 NE 45th Ave

Portland, OR 97213

(503) 773-9689

www.eimpact.report 

SUMMARY

The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments provides support services to local agencies in its 8-county region including planning, economic development, grant writing and more.

NEMCOG seeks to produce local "target market" reports featuring data on different communities in the region. 

Doing so will help NEMCOG deliver more effective grant writing, marketing and economic development services.


SCOPE


Project Outcomes

Specifically, NEMCOG would like to:

  • Provide more in-depth data to local agencies ("strengths of the local economy")
  • Improve grant writing with persuasive data reports
  • Keep data current with low/no staff burden
  • Feature reports on the discovernortheastmichigan.org website

Deliverables

  • State of the Region Report:
    • Quantify data based on local geographies 
    • Data visualizations including interactive charts, maps and other widgets
    • Report formatting and styling (aligned to NEMCOG brand)
    • Embedded on website as well as printed
    • Secure cloud hosting

  • Collection of publicly-sourced data, including automated feeds to keep data current over time
  • Historical trend data from previous 4 years 
  • Support for integration into website (embed code provided for each report)
  • Training and support for report editing tools




Process

  • Part 1: On-boarding
    • Identify and load data sources
    • Set up data feeds and load supplementary data 
  • Part 2: Report Creation
    • Complete region overview
    • Collect feedback from staff
    • Make updates based on feedback and deploy reports
    • Support the integration of the reports into website (embed codes provided)
  • Part 3: Training 
    • Report editing tools: making changes, adding data, creating new reports



Timeline

Delivery in 2-3 weeks from start


Pricing

  • Report fee: $9,999 
    • Optional annual renewal for ongoing data updates to report

     Components:

  • Report creation
  • Data collection and automation
  • 12-month access to online reports & report toolset




EXAMPLE REPORT
Local Market Overview

Explore the example eImpact report at right to see how we deliver interactive, engaging reports for local communities. 

Scroll down to see the full report, and click on report elements to drill in further.

All reports can be printed or exported.