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All of CAPLAW’s resources and publications are now available in CAPLAW’s new Resource Library. Use the search filters below to find the resource you need.

CSBG Carryover

CSBG Carryover

This Q+A resource addresses frequently asked questions and commonly faced issues associated with the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) carryover requirements. It is important to note that the analysis does not represent the opinions of the federal Office of Community Services (OCS).

CSBG Carryover

CSBG Child Support Referrals

This Q+A resource addresses frequently asked questions and commonly faced issues associated with the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) child support referral requirements. It is important to note that the analysis does not represent the opinions of the federal Office of Community Services (OCS).

Joining Forces: Evaluating Merger Opportunities

Joining Forces: Evaluating Merger Opportunities

Now more than ever, CAAs are thinking about innovative ways to maximize their impact while conserving resources. One method for doing so is a merger with another CAA or nonprofit organization. CAPLAW recently issued a new merger decision-making tool that helps CAA leaders understand critical...

Combining Forces: A Merger Manual for CAAs

Combining Forces: A Merger Manual for CAAs

Now more than ever, CAAs are exploring mergers as a strategy to improve their sustainability and enhance their efficiency and effectiveness. This new tool and the accompanying webinar can help CAA leaders understand the risks and benefits associated with merging, identify and evaluate potential...

Case Study: Pace CAA’s Social Enterprises

Leadership Lessons: Pro Action of Steuben and Yates

When the board of directors of Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. gathered for their monthly meeting at the organization’s offices in Bath, New York on February 18, 2020, they had no idea that it would be the last time they would sit in the same room for over half a year. Fortunately, CEO Laura...

Case Study: Pace CAA’s Social Enterprises

Leadership Lessons: Northern KY Community Action Commission

Catrena Bowman-Thomas picked up her office phone and called Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission’s (NKCAC) board chair, J.C. Morgan. She had just left an early March 2020 executive leadership team meeting at NKCAC headquarters in Covington, Kentucky, and had a lot to report. The team had...

Combining Forces: A Merger Manual for CAAs

Training & Orientation Tool for Public CAA Boards

This presentation was created in response to a need in the network for training and orientation materials that state Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) offices, state associations, and individual Community Action Agencies (CAAs) can use to educate their own boards and staff that work with the...

Combining Forces: A Merger Manual for CAAs

Training & Orientation Tool for Nonprofit CAA Boards

This presentation was created in response to a need in the network for training and orientation materials that state Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) offices, state associations, and individual Community Action Agencies (CAAs) can use to educate their own boards and staff that work with the...