Improve Your Grantwriting Skills


Data Driven Market Analysis for Nonprofit Organizations

Shannon Northrop, Grantwriting Expert, Cape Coral Police Department

Learn how to access and analyze data from the U.S. Census Bureau about consumers and businesses in Lee County. During this workshop, you will work on activities to access business, demographic, economic and housing data utilizing the Census Business Builder and the American FactFinder. You will learn how to:

  • Access data for your business plan
  • Identify New Markets
  • Determine trends by industry
  • Understand the socioeconomic characteristics of the community served
  • Analyze ranking and growth rates of an industry
  • Determine market potentials

Large businesses such as Target, Walmart, Hobby Lobby – and nonprofit organizations, Salvation Army, YMCA, and Boys & Girls Club utilize such tools to perform market analysis and make data driven decision about their businesses. Bring your laptop/tablet and take part in this hands-on workshop that will show you how to navigate the Census Bureau’s website. Learn about Census programs, surveys, how and what data the Census collects and disseminates, uses of Census data, and what data tools to use to access data.

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Date & Location:

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm at Waters Edge Church in Cape Coral, 2213 Country Club Blvd.

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