Bad River Tribal Census & Community Needs Assessment

Survey


The information your household provides will help correct and challenge inaccurate Census data that provides funding for essential Nation programs and grants.

USE THE SURVEY CODE PROVIDED TO YOUR HOUSEHOLD

Click button above to complete the SURVEY

Your Household Will Receive a $50 Gas Gift Card

The Bad River Tribe is conducting a Census & Community Needs Assessment of Bad River Reservation residents and off-reservation Tribal members to collect up-to-date information the Tribe can use to better serve the membership. The data collected in the needs assessment will be used to support program design, strategic planning, emergency planning, and to strengthen grant applications.

Bad River has enlisted Big Water Consulting, specialists in tribal data collection, to coordinate data collection and ensure responses remain anonymous. For more information, please contact the Survey Manager, Dave D’Acquisto at (520)993-0823 or pscoord@badriver-nsn.gov  or Big Water Consultants Harry Maher, at harry@bigwaterconsulting.net or Devoni Whitehead at devoni@bigwaterconsulting.net  

FAQ:

Who will participate in the survey?

All households on the reservation will be asked to participate. The representative of each home who completes the survey must be at least 18 years old. Households selected will receive a doorhanger at their address.

Why should I take this survey?

Financial resources depend on accurate information collected by this survey instrument; your response to the survey is essential to ensuring household are accounted for. When you respond to this survey, you help your community gets its fair share of the more than $675 billion per year in federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs.

Will compensation be provided for my participation?

Households will receive a $50 gas card incentive and be entered into one of multiple drawings to win one of several prizes.

How does my household participate in the Housing Needs Assessment Survey?

Field staff hired by the Tribe will visit randomly selected homes to ask an adult member of the home to answer the survey questions online or, if necessary, using a paper form. The field staff member can also provide information about scheduling a follow-up call or visit. All responses will be kept confidential.

What types of questions will I be asked on the Housing Needs Assessment Survey?

The following are examples of the topics and questions addressed in the survey:

  • Household income and expenses
  • Number of people living in your home
  • Education & Employment
  • Culture, Food Sovereignty, and Natural Resources
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Child Care

Contact Us

Bad River has enlisted Big Water Consulting, specialists in tribal data collection, to coordinate data collection and ensure responses remain anonymous. For more information, please use contact information below.

Contact Information

Survey Manager:
Dave D’Acquisto
pscoord@badriver-nsn.gov
(715)292-9253

Big Water Consultants:
Harry Maher
harry@bigwaterconsulting.net
OR
Devoni Whitehead
devoni@bigwaterconsulting.net