UVM Extension Guidance for Collecting Demographic Data

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2021: $150,333.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2024
Grant Recipient: UVM Extension - New Farmer Project & Women's Agricultural Network
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
State Coordinator:
Beth Holtzman
UVM Extension - New Farmer Project & Women's Agricultural Network
This booklet provide guidance for collecting race, ethnicity, gender and other demographic data for UVM Extension programs. Its goal is to help program managers
• Collect data in functional, inclusive, respectful, and representative ways.
• Develop/maintain data storage systems and processes that are secure, protect privacy and confidentiality, and give individuals a say in the level of disclosure they provide.
• Use data to improve programs.
• Use data in the service of empowerment, accountability, equity, and justice.
Stephanie Albaugh, UVM Extension
Beth Holtzman, UVM Extension
Cheryl Herrick, UVM Extension
Sarah Kleinman, UVM Extension
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.