Shared Services between Two Minnesota CAAs

Shared Services between Two Minnesota CAAs

This case study presents an example of a collaboration between two nonprofit Community Action Agencies to share administrative services, which has since grown to include shared program staff. The case study is based on CAPLAW’s interviews with Paul Carlson and...
Shared Services between Two Minnesota CAAs

Merger between an Arizona CAA and Non-CAA

This case study presents an example of a parent-subsidiary merger between a small, non-profit CAA facing significant financial challenges and a larger, more financially robust non-profit organization providing overlapping social services in the same service area. The...
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...
CAA Leader’s Legal Guide

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...
Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

Tax laws and accounting rules can be difficult to understand and navigate, even outside of a global pandemic. As CAAs continue to adopt remote work arrangements, the tax implications of moving employees out of the physical workplace and across state borders may not be...