Monitoring Map for CAAs

A Guide for Navigating the CSBG Monitoring Process

2012

This toolkit represents a collaborative effort between the Community Action Partnership (Partnership) and CAPLAW to provide timely training and technical assistance (T/TA) material about the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) monitoring process. The toolkit, titled Monitoring Map for CAAs: A Guide for Navigating the Monitoring Review Process, outlines key aspects of the monitoring process as defined by the CSBG act and more specifically IM 116. Users may access critical guidance on issues such as responding to monitoring findings, preparing for a monitoring visit, and challenging monitoring findings. Key features include:


  • Actual examples of monitoring tools
  • Letter templates
  • Approaches to addressing common monitoring findings

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