Training details

calendar_today Friday, April 12, 2019

access_time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT

place Brookens Library, University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703
Springfield, IL 62703

attach_money Free


This FREE workshop will provide an introduction to a free online database at 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.

This event is organized by a Funding Information Network partner.


  • Community Awareness Information gathered to impact local communities

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Board members
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers
  • Individual grantseekers
  • Marketing, communications, external affairs
  • Nonprofit startups
  • Program directors and staff

Bonus materials

Knowledge of Community Health & Socioeconomic Data for your local region.


Paula Gramley, Community Benefits Coordinator, Memorial Medical Center

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