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Laying the Groundwork for Data Driven Success

Friday, August 25, 2017 9:00am-12:00pm EST
In-person | La Plata, MD

When applying for a grant, statistics give you the ability to tell your story with insight, credibility and creativity. By attending this workshop, you will gain a practical understanding of key U.S. Census data sources essential for grant research and how to access and use them. Participants will be able to:

•Understand the difference between Census, American Community Survey (ACS) and Population Estimate data sets

•Understand Census Bureau geographies

•Understand the difference between 1-, 3-, and 5-year ACS estimates

•Use Census Explore and the Census Flows Mapper mapping tools to access data

•Use Quick Facts, My Congressional District and other census data-access tools

•Access American FactFinder to conduct detailed data searches and map your data


Presenter: Nesreen Khashan, Data Dissemination Specialist-U.S. Census Bureau

Co Sponsors:

  • College of Southern Maryland
  • Charles County Government
  • Maryland Governor's Grants Office
  • Charles County Charitable Trust
  • Charles County Public Schools
  • Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland

This event is led by a Funding Information Network partner.

Registration Information:

Registration is required.
Registration Deadline: Monday, August 21, 2017

Contact Information:



8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, MD 20646