Sample Whistleblower Policy

Sample Whistleblower Policy

An effective whistleblower policy encourages staff, volunteers, and other stakeholders to report suspected wrongdoing without fear of retaliation. This sample whistleblower policy is intended to help CAAs comply with the federal rules and regulations related to the...
Crosswalk: CSBG and Head Start Standards

Crosswalk: CSBG and Head Start Standards

This crosswalk shows the connections between the CSBG Organizational Standards, published in Information Memorandum (IM) 138, and the Head Start Program Performance Standards, located at 45 C.F.R. Parts 1301 through 1305. It highlights ways that the board and staff...
Legal Issues Unique to CAAs

Legal Issues Unique to CAAs

Working with Community Action Agencies (CAAs) on legal matters can sometimes be challenging for outside counsel. The myriad of federal grants that CAAs receive requires compliance with layers of requirements that can make seemingly simple issues more involved and...