The best appeals for funding, whether to an individual or a foundation, are based in fact. Most importantly, funders must know that the community your program serves is in need. It is that community need that sets a tone of empathy and urgency to support the programs you provide.
The Indiana Youth Institute provides data about youth in Indiana in the following ways, all of which are available at www.iyi.org/data.
- Data Book - Take a look at our Data Book for some background on the statistics in your area and to see what numbers are available at the state level.
- Data Center - Check out IYI’s online database to see what type of information is available in your area and to find the latest numbers by Indiana county.
- Custom Data Request - If you can’t find the numbers you are looking for in the database or Data Book, you can submit a free custom data request and an IYI staff member will find the data you need.
Have you ever had a problem finding data about youth in your area ?