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.
Trust for Public Land
CARES provides data analysis and programming support to the ParkScore and ParkServe teams at the Trust for Public Land.
KC Arts Asset Mapping
CARES assisted the KC Arts Asset Mapping project with data validation and cleaning services to support the development of an arts-focused community dashboard.
Michigan Public Health Institute
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, 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.
Andrew County Local Public Health Department Reportable Disease 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.
All Things Nebraska
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.
Inland Northwest Insights
The Inland Northwest Insights Hub was active between 2018 and 2022. It was a collaborative effort between regional grantmaking foundations, community health experts and social service providers that serve counties throughout the Inland Northwest. The Hub was supported by contributions from the Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation, Syringa Hospital, Idaho Community Foundation, and Innovia Foundation.
University of Missouri System Broadband Initiative
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.