Survey Research and Data Visualization

Customized services from experienced professionals.

Understanding public opinion and stakeholder views is essential to informed decision-making. We’re here to help you choose the best survey and data collection methods for your organization and put those into action. From focus groups to random-sample surveys, we bring years of experience in quantitative and qualitative methods to the table.


Our specialists work with public data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Community College Board, Illinois Board of Higher Education, Illinois Department of Employment Security, the Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics – and with accurate local data gathered through professional survey methods.

Survey research services include:

  • Telephone interviewing.
  • Mail surveys.
  • Internet surveys.
  • In-person interviews.
  • Focus groups.


We work with:

  • Local governments.
  • State and federal agencies.
  • Nonprofit organizations.
  • Professional associations.


We provide the professional survey research you need with little to no time commitment from your staff. CGS completes about 40 survey projects per year, and we have experience working with municipalities, counties, nonprofits and state and federal agencies. So breathe easy and let us do what we do best, so you can keep doing what you do best: serving your residents and clients.

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Mindy Schneiderman
Assistant Director

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