Finding Funders - Knowing that your most burning questions typically revolve around funding, our program started here.
Foundation Directory Online – In Grant Basics I, our monthly class, we teach you how to use this tool to find grantmakers that fits your nonprofit work. See our Training Schedule here.
Foundation Center Digital Grant Guides – $39.95 each – Yes, this information is the same as the free database we offer here, but if you live at a distance, this purchase might make sense. See our post on the Grant Guides here.
Proposal Writing Resources
Grant Space, the Foundation Center’s online portal for a variety of proposal writing resources including: Samples, Training schedules, Specific Fields of Interests topics and more.
See more Fundraising and Proposal Writing links in our link section.
See more Program Evaluation resources our links section, too.
For Statistic and Data resources, Start Here
Most of the information you need can be found here, in the next three links.
American FactFinder2 Resources: How to Find Census Data - A program presented by the Community Research Institute covered how to use the new FactFinder2 to find data on the community you serve. Link to our post with the screenshots and links to more census tutorials.
The Community Research Institute has also created PDFs of basic information about Allen County, so start here. And don’t miss their Allen County Census Profile for projections of how our community is changing.
Go directly to the American FactFinder here: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
More State and Local Resources
When specific, tough questions come our way, these resources might prove helpful, though typically, you won’t need to dig this deeply. Remember, you can always ask us – perhaps someone else has already and the answer has been compiled recently.
Federal Data & Statistics
Youth Data Resources
Indiana K-12 School Data > Create Custom School Profile
Kids Count in Indiana
Pew Research Center: http://pewresearch.org/
Brookings Institute: http://www.brookings.edu/
Urban Institute: http://www.urban.org/index.cfm