Introduction to Grant Writing for Prevention Organizations, Session 3: Using Data in Grant Applications (Webinar Recording)

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Introduction to Grant Writing for Prevention Organizations
Session 3: Using Data in Grant Applications
Dan Webb, PhD

February 10, 2022, 1-2:30 PM EST


“In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – W. Edwards Deming
A successful grant application hinges on your ability to provide data that support your stated needs and intentions. In this session, participants will learn how data should be used to support your grant application and where to find useful data for grant applications in the prevention field. This is the third session of a four-part series that will empower participants to find and appropriately respond to grant opportunities.


  • Explain how data are commonly used in grant applications
  • Explore how to use state and federal data sources to support your grant applications
  • Review best practices for presenting data in your grant application


Dan Webb headshotDan Webb, PhD is co-owner of Catalyst Research, LLC and Catalyst Insight, LLC. Dan has over eighteen years of experience writing and evaluating local, state, and national grants. In addition, he has over ten years of experience in business/organizational intelligence and analytics. His experience includes evaluation and research in education (elementary through post-secondary), youth substance use prevention, health and medicine, and housing and urban development. Dan holds a PhD in Sociology from the University at Buffalo.


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