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Vital Signs is going digital

Community foundations will have access to a digital platform to…

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Community foundations will have access to a digital platform to showcase their data online in early 2020. This webinar gives community foundations a sneak peak at how the platform will look and feel, and calls for input in its design. First, Kyle Wiebe, with the International Institute for Sustainable Development, provided a demonstration of the community indicator system currently in development. Next, Todd Barr, with the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough, provided a demo of the foundation’s site on the platform.

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Data collection for your catchment area 101

This webinar helps you identify best practices to accurately describe…

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There are many ways that federal surveys measure your catchment area. To ensure the national data collection for your community foundation's Vital Signs is accurate, the definition of your catchment area needs to be consistent with federal measurements (CAs, CMAs, economic and health regions). Kyle Wiebe, Associate with the International Institute for Sustainable Development, will provide training on best practices to accurately describe your catchment area for the Vital Signs national data collection.

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Designing your Vital Signs report

In this webinar we go over key elements of designing…

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In this webinar we go over key elements of designing a report that is easy to read and visually appealing. We offer high-level tips and tricks and highlight some great examples from our network.

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Using data and research for your Vital Signs

This webinar will elaborate on the different types of data…

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This webinar goes over the various ways you can collect and use data for your Vital Signs program in 2018, both through our data collection partners (IISD) as well as from local sources.

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Engaging your community in Vital Signs

This webinar will go over best practices and how you…

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Engaging your community in Vital Signs is one of the most important pieces of your Vital Signs strategy. It is an important first step, and ongoing engagement can ensure the program is successfully received by your community. This webinar will go over  best practices and how you can engage your community through all phases of the program.