Census Data for Grant Writers

Posted By:  Liisa Sjoblom
Date Posted:  5/29/2015

Learn how to make the most of census data when writing grants on Wednesday, June 17 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. with Census Data Dissemination Specialist Linda Clark at the Downtown Bend Library. Geared towards grant writing professionals as well as the novice data user, participants will learn about the benefits of using census data in grant proposals. Space is limited and registration is required. Register online at the link below.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library | 610 NW Wall

During the workshop participants will learn about the main Census Bureau programs and the advantages each one offers. Step-by-step, customized hands-on exercises will give participants practice using census data, including basic population counts, age and gender, race and ethnicity, educational attainment, language spoken at home, income and poverty, and housing characteristics, to help build an effective case for your project funding Everyone is encouraged to bring their own laptops.

As the Census Bureau’s Data Dissemination Specialist for the Pacific Northwest, Linda Clark has conducted more than 500 data training workshops in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. She has held a variety of other positions at the Census Bureau, including area manager for Census 2000 in the San Francisco Bay Area and team leader for the Recruiting Branch at Census Bureau headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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