The Mission of the Greater Ohio Policy Center is to champion revitalization & sustainable growth in Ohio

Our vision is that Ohio lead the nation in building statewide economic prosperity and establishing sustainable growth in its urban and regional communities. In our vision, Ohio has robust, effective policies and practices creating revitalized communities, strengthened regional cooperation, and preserved Ohio’s open space and farmland. 

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Who We Are

Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC) develops and advances policies and practices that value our urban cores and metropolitan regions as economic drivers and preserve Ohio’s open space and farmland.  Through advocacy, research, outreach, and education, GOPC strives to create a policy and political climate that allow our communities to stabilize and thrive for statewide economic growth.

Partnering for Impact

We believe smart land use decisions enhance Ohio’s economic opportunities and local quality of life by supporting the redevelopment and revitalization of existing communities, strengthening regional cooperation and protecting Ohio’s natural resources and countryside.

To accomplish our mission and goals, we regularly collaborate with individuals and organizations throughout Ohio and across the country. We hope that you join our growing network of partners.

Skills We Provide   

  • Innovative project direction

  • Independent research

  • Technical assistance

  • Coalition building

  • Education initiatives

  • Policy advocacy