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Developing a Board Training Strategy

Developing a Board Training Strategy

This presentation was created to help the board of directors of a Community Action Agency (CAA), as well as individuals and organizations supporting the board, design a plan for providing training and orientation to the CAA’s board members regarding their roles and responsibilities. Many CAAs...

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (No Head Start)

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (No Head Start)

CAPLAW's Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff of a CAA without a Head Start program helps senior staff manage conflicts of interest as required under the federal CSBG Act. CAAs can use these templates to update their own policies for compliance and to ensure greater transparency and...

Drug Testing Policies Under OSHA

Drug Testing Policies Under OSHA

Community Action Agencies (CAAs) often have mandatory drug testing policies that require employees to automatically submit to drug testing if they are involved in a workplace accident or suffer a workplace injury. In a revised rule that took effect on December 1, 2016, however, the federal...

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (No Head Start)

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Boards (No Head Start)

CAPLAW's Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for a Board of Directors of a CAA without a Head Start program helps boards manage conflicts of interest as required under the federal CSBG Act. CAAs can use these templates to update their own policies for compliance and to ensure greater transparency...

Drug Testing Policies Under OSHA

CSBG Property Issues

This Q+A resource addresses frequently asked questions and commonly faced issues associated with the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) prohibition against using CSBG funds to acquire, construct, or permanently improve facilities. It is important to note that the analysis does not represent the...

Developing a Board Training Strategy

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...

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (No Head Start)

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Boards (Head Start)

CAPLAW's Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for a Board of Directors of a CAA with a Head Start program helps boards manage conflicts of interest as required under the federal CSBG Act and Head Start Act. CAAs can use these templates to update their own policies for compliance and to ensure...

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (No Head Start)

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (Head Start)

CAPLAW's Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff of a CAA with a Head Start program helps senior staff manage conflicts of interest as required under the federal CSBG Act and Head Start Act. CAAs can use these templates to update their own policies for compliance and to ensure greater...

Sample Subrecipient Pre-Award Risk Assessment Tool

Sample Subrecipient Pre-Award Risk Assessment Tool

CAPLAW's Sample Pre-Award Risk Assessment Tool helps a CAA conduct the required pre-award risk assessment prior to subawarding federal funds. The tool also describes the differences between a subcontractor and subrecipient relationship under the Uniform Guidance.