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.

Unlocking the Potential of the Tripartite Board Private Sector

Unlocking the Potential of the Tripartite Board Private Sector

The language in the federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act lays the groundwork for Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to exercise great discretion when identifying, recruiting, and selecting private sector members and groups to serve on the tripartite board.A hallmark of Community Action,...

Step-by-Step Guide for Davis-Bacon Act Compliance

Step-by-Step Guide for Davis-Bacon Act Compliance

This quick and easy guide to Davis-Bacon compliance information includes sample contracts and payroll forms for weatherization assistance program subgrantees, their contractors, and subcontractors.

Weatherization ARRA Update

Weatherization ARRA Update

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA") signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009 provided an additional $5 billion for the Weatherization Assistance Program ("WAP") to be obligated by September 30, 2010. As a result of this increase in funding, many Community Action...

Tools for Top-Notch CAAs: Governance + Financial

Tools for Top-Notch CAAs: Governance + Financial

This six-section toolkit is intended to assist boards and management in their collaborative efforts to build well-governed and effective Community Action Agencies (CAAs).The toolkit includes case scenarios and examples to help you understand and apply the principles discussed. Many of the sections...

Step-by-Step Guide for Davis-Bacon Act Compliance

CAA Leader’s Legal Guide

The legal framework that governs both public and nonprofit Community Action Agencies (CAAs) as recipients of federal grant funds is vast. This guide aims to give leaders of CAAs - the board and the executive management - an overview of some of the legal requirements that they will work with on a...

Step-by-Step Guide for Davis-Bacon Act Compliance

Do the Right Thing: Culture of Compliance + Ethics

In the face of increased scrutiny, it's more important than ever for Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to establish and maintain a strong ethical culture within their organizations. CAAs are also being held to higher standards of accountability in terms of their ability to exercise effective...

Tools for Top-Notch CAAs: Governance + Financial

CSBG Training Tool for Nonprofit CAA Boards

One way to empower a CAA board is to give it the tools it needs to educate itself. With this in mind, CAPLAW has created a self-training tool to provide a nonprofit CAA board with the guidance and information it needs to teach itself about the Community Service Block Grant Act (CSBG) tripartite...

Tools for Top-Notch CAAs: Governance + Financial

CSBG Training Tool for Public CAA Boards

One way to empower a CAA board is to give it the tools it needs to educate itself. With this in mind, CAPLAW has created this self-training tool to provide a public CAA board with the guidance and information it needs to teach itself about the Community Service Block Grant Act (CSBG) tripartite...

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

In this webinar, we review CAPLAW’s new sample remote work policy and discuss ways in which CAAs and employees may take advantage of the flexibilities inherent to certain recommended policy provisions. A successful remote work arrangement requires that employees and their employer both understand...