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Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

This webinar focuses on educating attorneys working with Community Action Agencies (CAAs) on the unique obligations that CAAs have as federal grantees when they are potentially facing difficult, major organizational decisions such as bankruptcy and dissolution. The webinar discusses the different...

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Working with CAA Personnel Policies

This webinar is intended to help attorneys better understand the legal issues unique to CAAs with respect to their personnel policies and practices. We discuss the human resources directives in the CSBG Organizational Standards and the new overtime rule recently released by the Department of...

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Nuts and Bolts of Subgrant Agreements

This webinar is intended to help attorneys better understand the rules that apply to CAAs proposing to subgrant federal funds. We discuss the framework that applies when determining whether a subrecipient or a contractor (vendor) relationship is created. We then talk about the applicable rules...

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Tips for Attorneys Reviewing CAA Bylaws

In this webinar, we examine the main issues for an attorney to consider when asked by a CAA to review and update its bylaws. We discuss laws specifically applicable to a CAA’s bylaws, such as the CSBG and Head Start board composition requirements, and what provisions the bylaws should...

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

FQHC Opportunities: Designation to Collaboration

Reductions in funding and reimbursement have made it increasingly challenging for Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to furnish critical outpatient health care services to their high need and often medically underserved communities. For many CAAs, structuring certain health care lines of business to...

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Legal Issues Unique to CAAs

Working with Community Action Agencies (CAAs) on legal matters can sometimes be challenging for outside counsel. The myriad of federal grants that CAAs receive requires compliance with layers of requirements that can make seemingly simple issues more involved and complex. In this two-part webinar...

WAP Deferrals and Suspected Illegal Activities

WAP Deferrals and Suspected Illegal Activities

Neither the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Act nor the WAP regulations address denying or deferring weatherization services for otherwise eligible clients. Generally, state agencies administering WAP funds establish procedures and policies addressing when a WAP provider may deny...

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Attorneys as CAA Board Members

Attorneys make valuable contributions to Community Action Agencies (CAAs) as board members. They possess training and expertise that help boards better fulfill their duties to their organizations while bolstering the impact that CAAs have in communities. This webinar examines issues unique to...

WAP Deferrals and Suspected Illegal Activities

Recovering Shared and Indirect Costs

Nearly five years after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), there continues to be significant misunderstanding of and confusion around the use of cost allocation...