Search form

Ask an Advisor Questions

Question Core Competency Date
Hi, Thank you for your previous comprehensive reply. Households per census tract in our town range between 1,062 and 3,307. For these upper and lower limits, how many households need to respond for a statistically valid sample. Thank you!
  • Sustaining the Work or Initiative
  • Evaluating the Initiative
Fri, 04/20/2007
Our elementary school is running an all day long read-a-thon and are looking for sponsors. We have found someone willing to donate $1 for every child that will read, supply a guest reader, etc. We would like some suggestions on organizations willing to help us with this worthy cause. Any help/guidance would be greatly appreciated. Our event is being held April 10, 2007
Analyzing Problems and Goals Thu, 03/29/2007
WHEN PUTTING TOGETHER A ANTISMOKING COALITION "WHAT DIFFERENT COMMUNITY AGENCIES WOULD YOU INCLUDE.
Thu, 03/29/2007
I have resources to interview 50 people in my community of 50,000. How can I make this survey statistically valid?
Thu, 03/29/2007
How can this website be used by a health teacher? Is there a way to have students view how this website promotes community health? thanks!
Thu, 03/29/2007
what assessment tool would be best to measure and evaluate the strength and talents of individuals within an group ie; what they know and what they like to do?
Thu, 03/29/2007
I am working on lead poisoning prevention in children. How to write a letter to the landlords to invite them for meeting on lead abatement State loan? Same letter I would need to publish in the press to have large landlords participation in that event.
Analyzing Problems and Goals Thu, 03/29/2007
what is the diffination of Advocacy Developing an Intervention Thu, 03/29/2007
where would I find information on specific planning models such as precede-proceed, match etc?
Fri, 03/16/2007
I am interested in designing an evidence-based evaluation study for a senior center. I can't rely on the data in the center's computer so I will need to start with baseline data (utilization demographics, etc.) I had hoped to do an outcome evaluation, but need to take one step at a time.
Evaluating the Initiative Fri, 03/16/2007
I am looking for someone who can come to Washington State and present a one day class on social marketing to an audience of health educators working in tobacco prevention and control. We have about a $2,000 budget for travel expenses and stipends, any ideas? I manage the Tobacco Prevention Resource Center for Washington State
Writing a Grant Application for Funding Fri, 03/16/2007
Do you have a community assessment tool that has been used and proved by some other projects? I will be working in a community and I need to do a "needs assessment" to know what issue is relevant for them.
Fri, 03/16/2007
Greetings: I am emailing you from Brunswick, Maine. Our community is about to undertake a community asset/resource mapping process. This process is going to develop a Community for All Ages. We are interested in gathering basic information on this process of asset mapping, the how to get started pieces, software for managing the data and so forth. We have spoken with consultants, but they exceed our financial capcity for this community development. Is there any information that you can share with us or resources to direct us to, that might help us get started? Thanks for your help- Nancy J. W. Porter Community for All Ages Coordinator People Plus Brunswick, MAine 207.729.0757
Fri, 03/16/2007
Hello, I'm in the process of starting a youth driven high school based advocacy team, any curriculums or programs I might be able to look at?
  • Building Leadership
  • Developing an Intervention
Fri, 03/16/2007
I'm writing a proposal to a not-for-profit school in hopes of identifying funding to pay for a position that I may become their development director. What ideas do you have to make it a winning proposal?
Advocating for Change Fri, 03/16/2007
I work for a mobile clinic that is interested in expanding its services to a new area. I have no idea where to start in this whole process. Because I am a full time MPH student and practicing Medical Fellow, time is extremely limited. Can you point me in the right direction of where to begin so that I can get the most bang for my buck? Right now I'm trying to develop a survey. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Fri, 03/16/2007
Recently Butterfoss published an article in a journal and she noted that several instruments were used to evaluate the coalitions and their operating procedures. She mentioned that "all instruments are available online from the community toolbox at http://ctb.ku.edu/". When I went to that website I was unable to find those instruments. How do I access to those instruments?
Fri, 07/14/2006
Once you have finished your asessment and came up with a written plan to present for funding do you name it? Thanks!
Tue, 06/15/2004
Can you suggest resources that show the value of involvement and participation by community members. Our local city Housing and Neighborhood Development - HUD funded department is doing top down reorganization of input process. City council is not knowledgeable about value of participation by neighbors.
Sat, 06/12/2004
How can I evaluate an international day event? Can a cheklist help me in that? What shall I write in it?
Sat, 06/12/2004
Our city is beginning a conversation about drafting a Human Rights Ordinance. Can you direct me to resources for human rights/tolerance/equal rights ordinances adopted by U.S. municipalities? Help appreciated. chairperson Community Development Advisory Committee
Sat, 06/12/2004
we are trying to raise awareness of the importance concerning our people who have been in recovery from addiction, whether it be long or short term...our small community is having a methamphetamine problem that requires awareness for family and the community.
Sat, 06/12/2004
Where can I find out how to start a teen program? Sat, 06/12/2004
I would like a list of questions that one may not ask when conducting an interview with a volunteer applicant
Sat, 06/12/2004
what is community? Sat, 06/12/2004
I am a Family service manager for Early Head Start. I need to have a community assessment completed for my assigned area.
Sat, 06/12/2004
how do you undertake a service mapping exercise? Sat, 06/12/2004
Our school district clerical group is in the process of re-writing our clerical contract. We would like to write by-laws, which we have never had. We do not belong to a union at this time. Do you have any suggestions or samples that might be of help to us?
Sat, 06/12/2004
I am a disabled male in a wheelchair. I just formed a sub-s corporation, and can't seem to get any help or support from the city or state Omaha Nebraska. Any Help would be greatly appreciated.
Sat, 06/12/2004
I am working with Block association leaders who have been awarded grants ranging from $500.00 - $3000.00 to implement block based projects. I need step by step tips on how to plan and implement neighborhood block-based projects.
Sat, 06/12/2004
we are currently starting a new psycho-education program for family members of mentally ill individuals. i was told to model it after the RWJ toolkit. is this site the kit or is their a hard copy? just try to figure it all out i
Fri, 06/11/2004
We want to implement a diet and exercise program for mentally retarded citizens in a residental setting. Do you have any programs that have worked in the past?
Fri, 06/11/2004
Do you know of any organizations that recognize communities for achieving improved health for its citizens? Most that I have found recognize individuals, not the community as a whole. We are trying to implement a "healthy community" award in our state.
Fri, 06/11/2004
I am looking for guidelines on starting a women's home and putting together a proposal for funding.
Fri, 06/11/2004
how and what do I need to do, to confince my comminity to offer $1.oo houses to the very low income and homess families. Just in one sction there are over 100 vacant homes that could be utilized. Any suggestions
Fri, 06/11/2004
i need materials on working with community, solving conflict, report writing skills about community development.
Fri, 06/11/2004
Can you provide any suggestions for citing information from the tool box? Fri, 06/11/2004
I am working for a newly set up mental health team targeting dual diagnosis. Although we have sent flyers to all of the services that would be able to refer clients we have had little response (compaired to the number of pateints in the catchment area that meet our criteria). I was wondering if you had any ideas about how to promote the service we offer more effectively?
Fri, 06/11/2004
I'm looking for advise on what 'Analysis Tools' are useful for Community Development. So far I have come across, Mindmapping, Force Field Analysis, as I am new to this area I would like any advise. Regards, Joe
Fri, 06/11/2004
I am in the process of starting a community based non-profit counseling center. I want to know about grants to assist me to complete my doctoral degree in counseling. I also am intersted in funding opportunities for capacity building the center which will be located in a very rural community
Fri, 06/11/2004
I am trying to develop a time line for a pilot mentoring program. is there any model to follow? I need to include program development, recruitment (youth and mentors), resource aquisition, life skills planning, and program milestones (ie. youth will be successfully attending life skills, 30 youth enrolled, ect.)
Fri, 06/11/2004
We are looking at starting an evidence based curriculum regarding preventing teen pregnancy. We are interested in the "Reducing the Risk" curriculum, but would like to contact another organization currently using the program, so that we can better understand the specifics of the program. Would you know of an organization that is currently using the Reducing the Risk program?
Fri, 06/11/2004
Is there anything in the communtiy toolbox on working with communities on environmental health issues?
Fri, 06/11/2004
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION? I KNOW THAT IT IS A TYPE OF NONPROFIT CORPORATION. G.H.PARKS
Fri, 06/11/2004
Please define sustainability? Tue, 09/02/2003

Pages