The workshop will provide an introduction to a free online database at www.choosememorial.org/healthycommunities. This site provides community demographics and rankings of more than 100 health and socioeconomic indicators for Sangamon, Logan, Morgan, and Christian counties. Information is updated regularly so that the data is the latest available. Community data is available in seven categories: health, economy, education, environment, public safety, social environment, and transportation. This data may help organizations with goal setting, need assessments, grant writing, and other work. Workshop includes a hands-on component at a computer.
Free community workshop on locating private foundation money & the use of the Center's resources. This workshop will include:
•Demonstration of the specialized database, Foundation Directory Online Professional.• Introduction on what to consider when seeking private foundation monies• Interpreting the information found about a foundation and its funding areas. • Information regarding locating the Foundation Center’s online tutorials and webstreams • Instruction on the use of CINRC reference materials to supplement your grant search. • Discussion of tips about proposal writing and communicating with the foundations.
Due to limited seating and resources, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED