the formal organizations and agencies in the community, including private businesses,
public schools, libraries, parks, police and fire stations, and nonprofit organizations
such as hospitals and social service agencies (Kretzmann and McKnight 1993).
CHIS maintains inventories of selected institutions in the 57-county area that
can be examined numerically and geographically. These inventories are periodically
expanded and updated. Institutions
contained in the CHIS at the present time are:
NOTE: The above maps are presented as an example of the capabilities
of the CHIS. Please return to these pages over the next several months,
as we will begin adding interactive maps to this section. This will greatly
increase the ability to locate assets for specific areas.