Resource Library

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 Eligibility

CSBG Eligibility

The federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds local Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to carry out a variety of activities designed to reduce poverty, revitalize low-income communities, and empower low-income families and individuals to become self-sufficient. The following Q&A is...

Finishing Strong with Finances

Finishing Strong with Finances

CAAs received a historic influx of restricted funding in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting unique challenges in addition to exciting opportunities. Many of these challenges, from managing indirect cost rate rates and cost allocation plans to revisiting budgets with your board, relate...

CAPLAW Legal Updates

CAPLAW Legal Updates

This archive of CAPLAW legal updates and e-News bulletins contains timely information on the legal and financial topics important to the Community Action network.

CAPLAW Legal Updates

CAPLAW News Alerts

This archive of CAPLAW news alerts contains breaking news on the legal and financial topics important to the Community Action network.

CAPLAW Articles

CAPLAW Articles

This archive of CAPLAW articles features short resources and legal analysis on a variety of issues that impact the Community Action network. View CAPLAW’s articles organized by topic.

Finishing Strong with Finances

Uniform Guidance for New Leaders: Cost Principles

This webinar is Part 2 of the Uniform Guiding Light: Introducing New Leaders to the Uniform Administrative Requirements and Cost Principles for Federal Awards webinar series and addresses the Cost Principles of the Uniform Guidance. The two-part series covers the regulations governing the...

Finishing Strong with Finances

Head Start: Back to School

As the new program year begins and COVID-19 recovery efforts continue, Head Start and Early Head Start agencies face new challenges and opportunities. This webinar will help set you up for a successful program year, as we discuss recent Federal policy guidance and what it means for your agency. We...

Finishing Strong with Finances

Uniform Guidance for New Leaders: Administrative Rules

This webinar is Part 1 of the Uniform Guiding Light: Introducing New Leaders to the Uniform Administrative Requirements and Cost Principles for Federal Awards webinar series and addresses the Administrative Requirements of the Uniform Guidance. The two-part series covers the regulations governing...

Finishing Strong with Finances

Conversations on Democratic Selection in a Pandemic

This webinar features two of the CAAs recently profiled in Preserving the Low-Income Voice: Snapshots of Democratic Selection Procedures in a Pandemic, a look into creative and innovative democratic selection procedures adopted by CAAs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The democratically...