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6/26/2013: Using Census Data to Get Grants
June 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The basis for any successful grant proposal is objective evidence that a vital community need exists. This is why the best American fundraisers are intimately familiar with the US Census Bureau web site, including American FactFinder and mapping tools.
This workshop is intended for those who either are new to the US Census site, are confused by its new format or haven’t had time to learn about the wide array of data and services offered at the site
- How to efficiently conduct simple and advanced searches to quickly find the Census information that you need.
- A fundamental understanding of the array of data available on the US Census web site.
- Free resources that you or your colleagues can utilize to become even more of a data expert.
- Tips on processing the data you obtain from the Census site.
|Mark Goldstein, CFRE is President and CEO of Communication Mark consulting in Arden, NC. Mr. Goldstein is most sought after as an expert proposal writer and project strategist. He is the creator of the Open Communication Fundraising Model, a system that enables all nonprofit agency stakeholders to effectively work together toward organizational and fundraising goals. Mr. Goldstein has consistently served nonprofits as a staff member, board member or consultant since 1991. He has raised millions for his clients and employers by obtaining grants for organizations of all types, sizes and locales. He is a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Western North Carolina Chapter and has provided training sessions through the Duke University Continuing Studies Nonprofit Management program, Philanthropy Journal, National Nonprofit Resource Directory and other venues.|
|Communication Mark provides fundraising and organizational development services for nonprofits, particularly in the area of grant proposal writing. Our work is guided by an innovative system that has proven success with all sizes of organizations and all types of causes. Communication Mark’s mission is to promote stewardship, growth and service through communication. As such, we work with clients to devise and implement enduring solutions to fundraising obstacles.|