The Feedstuff Finder enables feedstuff buyers and sellers to make connections. Sellers of co-products and forages can share prices, products, information, and locations. Buyers can identify feedstuff sources by location, product type, or price and see their locations on a map. CARES developed the site, map, and cost calculator tool for the Feedstuff Finder team.
The Rural Opioid Technical Assistance (ROTA) project supports University of Missouri Extension field faculty in developing, analyzing, and disseminating data and outcomes on addressing opioid issues in rural communities.
The Wellness Wheel assessment was developed by University of New Hampshire Extension and web-enabled by CARES. The Wellness Wheel is a tool and visual representation that assesses an individual’s perception of overall wellness. Focusing on all 8 dimensions of wellness, the assessment aims to improve overall quality of life and healthy habits through personal decision-making. Additional information about the Wellness Wheel is available at: https://extension.unh.edu/health-well-being/programs/wellness-wheel-assessment
CARES launched SparkMap in 2019. SparkMap hosts a robust Community Needs Assessment tool, data upload tools, ZIP code level reports, and more. SparkMap is a great subscription service for healthcare consultants, grant writers, community benefit managers, and others working on community needs assessments.
CARES assisted the KC Arts Asset Mapping project with data validation and cleaning services to support the development of an arts-focused community dashboard.
The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), through hospitalfinancies.org, provides access to IRS 990 data for nonprofit hospitals in the United States.
CARES, in partnership with Colorado State University, engaged in a series of listening and design sessions with professionals and stakeholders from across CSU Extension to learn more about their data needs and potential solutions. CARES summarized and synthesized findings from the sessions and delivered recommendations and a roadmap to CSU OEE for review and planning.
All Things Nebraska serves as Nebraska’s central data and mapping resource for policy-makers, business owners, farmers, and community organizations working to resolve issues related to: agriculture, economic development, health, well-being, and safety. All Things Nebraska provides access to national, state, and local (Nebraska-sourced) data all in one platform. It hosts the Nebraska Map Room and tools to support University of Nebraska Extension programs and services.
CARES built, maintains, and curates the Missouri Broadband Resource Rail and supports Initiative projects through data collection, analysis, mapping, and the creation of story maps for projects in designated communities.
The Missouri Recovery Friendly Workplaces Hub provides resources to employers on how to become a recovery friendly workplace. Recovery Friendly Workplaces promote employee safety, health, and well-being by reducing stigma and providing recovery resources related to the challenges surrounding substance use disorders.