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 provides data analysis and programming support to the ParkScore and ParkServe teams at the Trust for Public Land.
CARES provides the Michigan Public Health Institute with access to data, maps, and reporting tools through a series of widgets. These data and tools support public health agencies across the state by providing access to reliable health needs assessment data.
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 Andrew County Public Health Department has teamed up with CARES to develop a local public health dashboard that provides citizens and the media with easy access to data for all major reportable diseases. Data are shown for more than 15 reportable diseases in the county with benchmarks for previous years.
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.
The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), through hospitalfinancies.org, provides access to IRS 990 data for nonprofit hospitals in the United States.
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 Oklahoma Vocational Rehabilitation Hub supports ETS specialists (employment transition services) in entering data and reporting about students’ use of services. These data are aggregated to meet federal reporting requirements and used by staff at the Oklahoma Career Center. Data are stored in secure databases due to sensitive information.