LIFT Oswego Needs Assessment - Poverty in the City of Oswego

CGR was engaged by Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) and the City of Oswego to complete a comprehensive needs assessment about the state of poverty in the City of Oswego to inform a work plan aimed at reducing the prevalence and impact of poverty. The City is one of sixteen communities...

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Transforming Regional Data on the Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast Community Indicators is an initiative of Gulf Coast Community Foundation. This “state of the community” website provides a common source of data and analysis on critical topics that affect the health and progress of our region in order to inform community stakeholders, spur discussion and collaboration,...

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Building a Stronger Knoxville Region

ET Index was launched by the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) and the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization, with the support and advice of a number of regional organizations. The project aims to provide a common source of data and analysis on critical topics in...

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An Assessment of Community Needs in Suffolk County, NY - A Step toward Better Aligning Community Needs, Health and Human Services Safety Net, and Available Resources

In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, CGR was engaged by the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island in 2013 to conduct a community needs assessment. The need for such an assessment had emerged in early 2012 and became clear as the members of the Health and Welfare Council...

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Profile of the Hispanic/Latino Community in Monroe County: How are we doing?

Monroe County’s Hispanic/Latino community has grown 30% in the past decade, and more Hispanic youth are graduating from high school though relatively few go on to college. A CGR report documents the growth, strengths and challenges facing the Hispanic/Latino community with data and analysis of more than 20 Census indicators.

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Mid-Hudson Valley Community Profile

The Mid–Hudson Valley Community Profiles project represents a commitment by three of the region’s leading philanthropic organizations to provide the public with continuously updated comparative information regarding Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties. The project is designed to provide government and nonprofits with an important new tool for assessing and understanding...

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Herkimer-Oneida Community Indicators Project

The Herkimer and Oneida Counties Community Indicators website includes 80 indicators in 10 topic areas, ranging from arts to education to health to public safety. For this Central NY region, the website provides an opportunity for local nonprofits, municipalities and businesses to use fact-based information to establish shared...

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ACT Rochester

A joint venture of the Rochester Area Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Rochester NY, this web-based ACT Community Profile encompasses 10 topics and more than 130 indicators measuring the community’s status in areas ranging from prenatal care for developing babies to affordable housing to the change...

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Capital Region Community Profile

CGR designed and created an interactive website featuring data, charts and analysis on more than 70 indicators measuring the health and vitality of the Greater Capital Region surrounding Albany, NY. Funded by the United Way of the Greater Capital Region, the Community Indicators project tracks strengths and challenges in the...

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Seneca County Community Profile 2007: How Well Are We Doing?

A broad-based partnership in Seneca County (NY) – engaged in a strategic planning process designed to set community priorities, determine future resource allocations, and effect needed community change – turned to CGR for assistance. In conjunction with the partnership, CGR developed a county profile that documents demographic trends affecting the...

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Profile of Seniors in the Six-County Greater Rochester Region: Demographic Analysis

The Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF) assessed civic engagement opportunities and constraints for older citizens in the six-county Rochester region. As part of this project, RACF contracted with CGR to develop a demographic profile of the region's 60+ seniors, and provide some targeted data on the next younger age group.

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Building Partnerships For An Aging Community: 2006-2008 Strategic Plan for the Schenectady County Long Term Care Consortium

CGR helped the Schenectady County Long Term Care Consortium develop its first-ever strategic plan. CGR analyzed demographic data on the senior population in the county, conducted focus groups with providers and consumers to define major issues facing seniors, and facilitated a collaborative process for the consortium to review data and...

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City of Buffalo Literacy Needs Assessment

A coalition of more than 40 groups is engaged in bringing about systemic changes in the way literacy services are provided in Buffalo, NY, and called upon CGR to conduct a citywide needs assessment.

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Schenectady County Community Profile 2003: How Well Are We Doing? Compiled by Capital Region BOCES

CGR compiled information for an in-depth community profile of Schenectady County showing how the county was doing in a wide range of areas affecting the quality of life for Schenectady residents. The report presented data on 59 indicators showing the county's status in achieving success by six, building futures for...

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Profile of the Hispanic/Latino Population in Monroe County 1970-2000 - 2003 Update - March 2003

CGR was asked to update an earlier study, analyzing selected Census trend data for Monroe County’s Hispanic/Latino population. Characteristics of the Hispanic population living in Monroe County were analyzed using decennial Census data for the years 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2003.

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A Profile of Selected Community Outcome Measures for the Monroe County Hispanic Population - January 2000

In 2001 the United Way conducted an Hispanic Community Assessment: Assets and Opportunities. As part of the project, CGR was asked to analyze selected Census trend data for Monroe County’s Hispanic/Latino population. Characteristics of the Hispanic population living in Monroe County were analyzed using decennial Census data for the years...

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Profile of Community-Wide Outcomes in Albany, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties

The United Way of Northeastern New York, serving Albany, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Counties, engaged CGR to conduct an area wide needs assessment to track how well the region and its individual counties were doing in addressing community needs. In 2001, CGR developed and produced the first baseline community-wide profile...

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Profile of the Hispanic/Latino Population in Monroe County 1970-1990; October 2000

As part of its Community Assessment: Assets and Opportunities project, the United Way engaged CGR to analyze selected Census trend data for Monroe County’s Hispanic/Latino population. Using census data from 1970 to 1990 as well as selected Census 2000 data, CGR was able to create a comprehensive list of statistics...

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Greater Rochester/Monroe County Community Profile:2000 Update Appendix 1; Data Tables

CGR has provided multi-year assistance to the United Way of Greater Rochester in the development and implementation of a community wide profile for Monroe County. CGR’s work in this area has been supported by the United Way of Greater Rochester, area foundations, the City of Rochester and Monroe County....

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Greater Rochester/Monroe County Community Profile:2000 Update Appendix 1; Data Tables

CGR has provided multi-year assistance to the United Way of Greater Rochester in the development and implementation of a community wide profile for Monroe County. CGR’s work in this area has been supported by the United Way of Greater Rochester, area foundations, the City of Rochester and Monroe County....

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