Data can be any information, but often means numbers, counts, or statistics. Many grant applications ask for data. It can show why your program or project idea is needed. There are many places to find data to support your grant request. These can be:
- Research papers
- Public databases
- Government organizations
Support your grant application with reliable data. Go to trusted sources for information. These sites offer free and respected data.
- United States Renal Data System (USRDS)—Provides kidney specific information.
- United States Census Bureau—Offers general population census data.
- United States Census Bureau, Quick Facts—Gives statistics for all states and counties. Also has data for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
- Pew Research Center—Provides information about social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States.
- Advances for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)—Develops tools and data needed to improve the health care system.
- PubMed—Search for science and clinical medicine publications.