Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, founded in 1973, is a regional organization serving units of government, businesses, non-profits, community organizations, and individuals.
Our mission is to build stronger communities and improve quality of life in Northwest Michigan.
Our hallmarks are public-private partnership, innovation, collaboration and sustainability.
We provide a variety of programs and services within the region, with particular emphasis on partnerships, economy of scale, and leveraging resources to address common concerns among multiple organizations or across sectors.
Our primary service categories are: workforce development; business & economic development; regional planning & community development; community safety.