The following is a preliminary list of data sources that our staff and trainers have found useful in implementing RBA.
Special thanks to the United Way of Windham County for providing this information as a service to the community. Please note that BBVT and UWWC are not reponsible for the content of these links.
Vermont Data Sources
Vermont Statewide Data
Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont - A comprehensive list of Vermont data resources. The Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont works with people and communities to address social, economic, and resource-based challenges throughapplied research, community outreach, program evaluation, and consulting.
Vermont Governor's Dashboard - This Dashboard is intended to provide access to relevant information about the state summarized into topic areas. Clicking on the options below will bring you to pages that include a topic summary and specific statistics that show how the state is doing in relation to the nation, other states and over time.
Vermont Community Foundation Research and Reports - Understanding VT, Local Food for Health Communities, Early Care and Education, Giving in Vermont, Postsecondary Education, Vermont's Nonprofit Sector.
Vermont Department of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - County Health Rankings
Feeding America - Map the Meal Gap
Vermont Farm to Plate Network - Vermont Food System Atlas
US Census - American Community Survey (ACS) Data
Early Childhood Resources
Children and Youth Outcomes/Assets/Education Attainment
Annie E. Casey Foundation - KidsCount Data Center
Vermont Agency of Education - Data and Reports
Vermont Department of Health- Youth Risk Behavior Survey - The YRBS measures the prevalence of behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disease, and injury among youth. The YRBS is part of a larger effort to help communitites increase the "resiiencey" of young people by reducing high risk behaviors and promoting healthy behaviors.
Independent Sector - Value of Volunteer Time
Agency of Human Services Scorecard and Dashboard - This will function as a dynamic “report card” for assessing how well Vermont is doing in relation to desired results or conditions of well-being, and how the Agency is working to contribute to those outcomes. The public, the Legislature, and our community partners and providers can use this tool to assess the state of well-being in Vermont, collaborate to achieve complex results for Vermonters, and hold the Agency accountable for the programs we operate and their benefit to Vermonters.