The questions in the grant application are an opportunity for you to tell us more about your project, the need for the project, activities that will occur around the project and ultimately what is the goal of the project (what are you trying to accomplish).
This is a new application question, there is no right or wrong answer.
In your response to this question please help us to better understand the “who” your project seeks to serve.
Is this project intended to be wide-reaching or targeted to a specific group of individuals?
Identify if this project is intended to help you better serve or reach an existing audience or population your organization already works with, a specific group within that existing population, or if it is intended to help you reach and serve a new targeted audience.
Identify the specific geographic area served. This could include: whole county/southern Chautauqua county, or a specific town, village, municipality or school district boundaries. A goal of a project may also be to attract visitors.
Identify any specific demographic characteristics of the population(s) being served. This could include, but is not limited to:
- Age Groups (older adults, adolescents, infants)
- Ethnic and Racial Groups
- Family Relationships (Caregivers, families, parents)
- Gender and Sexual Identity
- Health (individuals with disabilities, substances use disorder)
- Social and Economic Status (marginalized individuals, economically disadvantaged)
View more at Philanthropy Classification System, Candid.
- School District Demographics and Performance Data, New York State Education
- Chautauqua County Quick Facts (from U.S. Census), Chautauqua County Dept. of Planning & Development
- Population Data and Projections, NYS Department of Labor
Data Collection & Reporting Resources:
Using Data for Action and for Impact, Stanford Social Innovation Review
There is a growing urgency in the social sector to make better use of data to inform decision-making and evaluate performance, but many organizations struggle to do this. The goal of this article is to demystify the data explosion and to provide practical advice to nonprofit and social business leaders for harnessing these trends in two important ways.
Financial Supporting Documentation
Profit & Loss Statement and Balance Sheet