The Council and its affiliated research foundation, the Foundation for Public Affairs, conduct several projects each year including benchmarking surveys and trend reports. Past topics have included transparency, risk management, crisis communication, social responsibility and government relations in developing countries. Our triennial State of Corporate Public Affairs report is the premier source of data on public affairs staffing, budgets, strategies, structures and management challenges. We also maintain data on PAC management and fundraising, association best practices and more. Learn more about our available publications here. 

We provide customized benchmarking and strategic consulting services to member organizations looking to improve the way they manage public affairs activities. We have expertise in all public affairs functions, including government relations, grassroots, issues management, communications and strategic planning. Learn more about our services and pricing here.