The purpose of providing you with some messages and resources to accompany your Impact Calculator outcomes is to ensure you have the tools you need to effectively communicate your results and add even more value to the numbers presented in your final reports. Whether you have input data based on a single park, a region, or your entire park system, fashioning a message around your presentation is important. Presentations include anything that accompanies the report that you generated, whether in person or in writing.Additionally, you will want to equip yourself with information to use in case you need to justify your outputs. If you have not already, check out the tips for making presentations or reports webpage. Resources are linked below. Under each heading you will find more information relative to the park and recreation profession. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Executive Office for more information. Additionally you can post ideas and questions on the FRPA Calculator eConnect Group.
Links to Resources Used in the Calculator
How you can use these resources:
Parks have been proven to be drivers of significant economic activity, having a positive impact on the economy through supporting jobs in local communities. The calculator strives to utilize currently published data to quantify the total jobs supported. Familiarize yourself with the background information related to the Calculations within the Jobs Supported Calculator. Using this information in your reporting will allow your audience to see the validity of the data you are presenting to them. Additionally, use the data that "speaks" to your audience the most.