Westchester Community Foundation Launches The Westchester Index

Thursday, May 26, 2022

(Hartsdale, NY—May 26, 2022)  A new indicators website for Westchester County, NY will help the community to understand equity issues in the region and inform work to eliminate disparities. 

The Westchester Index, an initiative of the Westchester Community Foundation developed by CGR, is an equity-focused community indicators project with data and analysis spanning 6 topic areas and 65 individual indicators. Its aim is to provide information that the Westchester community can use to examine disparities across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic divides and develop solutions. Data, analysis, maps, charts and a customizable dataset are available at https://westchesterindex.org

About the Westchester Community Foundation

A public charity, the Westchester Community Foundation (https://wcf-ny.org) is a grantmaking foundation dedicated to improving the lives of residents of Westchester. The Foundation brings together individuals, families, foundations and businesses to build a better community and support nonprofits that make a difference. We apply knowledge, creativity and resources to the most challenging issues in an effort to ensure meaningful opportunities and a better quality of life for all in Westchester, today and tomorrow. WCF is a division of The New York Community Trust. 

About CGR

Founded in 1915, Center for Governmental Research is an independent, nonprofit management consulting organization delivering expertise in government and education, economics and public finance, health and human services, and nonprofits and communities. CGR has created indicators projects for communities across the country. To learn more, visit www.cgr.org. To learn about CGR’s community indicators offerings, visit www.communityprofiles.org

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