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Needs Assessment Template

This needs assessment template helps your team during the project planning process to obtain a better understanding of economic, social, and environmental factors that may affect the outcome of the project. This template is specifically focused on non-profit organization projects, but can still be customized accordingly to organization needs.

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Economic factors affecting the people you are working with:
What is the average income of the people you are working with? How does this compare to others in the area?
What are the industries or major sources of employment in the area?
What sort of economic trends are occurring? Consider seasonality of prices, production and employment opportunities.
What is the unemployment rate of the target audience? What is the major cause of this unemployment?
Social factors affecting the people you are working with:
What are the demographics of the community? Example: gender, age, life expectancy, etc.
Do the people you are working with have access to affordable education?
What health-related issues and trends are present in the community?
What role does the government play in the lives of the community?
Is there a history of conflict or discrimination in the community?
What cultural norms and practices are present in the community?
Environmental factors affecting the people you are working with:
Describe the physical location of the community – What are the climate and topography like?
What sort of disease, pollution or natural disasters affect or might affect the community?
Describe the infrastructure available to the community.
What sort of industrial facilities and commercial areas are present?
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Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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