Sample Due Diligence Checklist

Sample Due Diligence Checklist

Once a Community Action Agency (CAA) has determined that it is interested in pursuing a merger, asset acquisition, shared services, or other affiliation arrangement with another organization, it is time to do the hard work of conducting a due diligence review of that...
Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

Strategies for CAAs Unable to Survive

This webinar focuses on educating attorneys working with Community Action Agencies (CAAs) on the unique obligations that CAAs have as federal grantees when they are potentially facing difficult, major organizational decisions such as bankruptcy and dissolution. The...
Case Study: Pace CAA’s Social Enterprises

Shared Services With State Association Involvement

This case study examines how one state association was able to facilitate an exploration of sharing services among several Community Action Agencies in its state. The case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with Elaine West, who at the time was the executive...
Case Study: Pace CAA’s Social Enterprises

Merger of Two Minnesota CAAs

This case study presents an example of the combination of a CAA experiencing financial difficulties with a larger and healthier CAA. The case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with Dr. Leah Pigatti, executive director of Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership...