The Well Connected Communties portal serves as a resource for more than 39 communtities across 17 states who are working towards meeting healthy living goals. Managed by National 4H and supported by CARES, the Well Connected Communities Hub provides grantees access to a robust Community Health Needs Assessment tool, County Health Rankings reports, quarterly reporting forms, resources from the field, and archived professional development events.
The National Community Action Partnership Hub provides Community Action Agencies around the country with access to reliable, standardized data for their Community Needs Assessment and reporting requirements. Hosting a custom CNA, full Map Room, and a specialized Housing Report, the National CAP Hub is a trusted resource for assessing and addressing issues related to poverty.
The Creating Health Communities Ohio Hub was launched in 2015 by the Ohio Department of Health. The CHC Ohio Hub supports 20+ counties in Ohio with health-related policy, system, and environmental change strategy tracking, evaluation, and reporting. The Hub helps individual counties track progress on community health interventions and provides aggregate data to state-level managers for initiative-level metrics.
The Grazing Wedge tool is designed to provide farmers with best practices for forage management including strategies for forage optimization by measureing forage growth and rotation. The Grazing Wedge tool allows users to draw farm and paddock layouts, enter data, and visualize forage status. This is a collaborative project between CARES and the Extension Technology & Computer Services (ETCS).
The Inland Northwest Insights Hub, lauched in 2018, is a collaborative effort between regional grantmaking foundations, community health experts and social service providers that serve counties throughout the Inland Northwest. The Hub is supported by contributions from the Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation, Syringa Hospital, Idaho Community Foundation, and Innovia Foundation.
The Lehigh Valley Community Hub has been a CARES partner for 10+ years. The Lehigh Valley Hub supports leaders working toward community change with a focus on cross-sector data-driven collaboration. The intent of the Hub is to encourage the sharing of data and the use of data to effect change throughout the lifespan of an initiative.
The CAAP Data Hub is designed to assist community action agency staff with the development of Community Needs Assessments (CNAs). Launched in 2015, the CAAP Data Hub provides access to core secondary indicators for assessing and addressing poverty. The Hub also provides Pennsylvania CAA’s with access to local data, maps, and specialized resources.
The CAPAI Data Hub is designed to assist local community action agency staff with the development of Community Needs Assessments (CNAs). Launched in 2019, the CAPAI Data Hub provides access to core secondary indicators for assessing and addressing poverty. The Hub also provides Idaho CAA’s with access to county-level poverty reports.
NMTracker (Nutrient Management Tracker) is suite of online tools that support tactical nutrient management planning for farmers and ranchers. NMTracker supports mapping and data entry for nutrient management planning and integrates with the Purdue University Manure Management Planner (MMP). CARES has hosted NMTracker since 2011.