Working Better Together

Working Better Together

Working Better Together CAPLAW’s Guide to Mergers and Shared Services Introduction Mergers Shared Services Resources Introduction Increasingly, Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are exploring shared services and mergers as strategies to improve their...
Merger of a New York CAA and Non-CAA

Merger of a New York CAA and Non-CAA

This case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with Adrian Fassett, President/Chief Executive Officer of Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. (EOC) in Patchogue, New York, as well as a review of EOC’s website and its IRS Form 990.
Merger of a New York CAA and Non-CAA

Shared Services between Two Georgia CAAs

This case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with Nancy Smith, Executive Director of Middle Georgia Community Action Agency, Inc. and Heart of Georgia Community Action Council, Inc., and a review of the management agreement between the two organizations and their...
Merger of a New York CAA and Non-CAA

Merger of a Maine CAA and Non-CAA

This case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with Mike Tarpinian, Chief Executive Officer of the Opportunity Alliance in Portland, Maine, about the merger of a Community Action Agency, Peoples’ Regional Opportunity Program, Inc., with Youth Alternatives Ingraham to...
Purposeful Planning: Board & Staff Processes

Purposeful Planning: Board & Staff Processes

Learn how to structure your planning processes to yield useful frameworks to guide financial, program, and leadership choices…and how to avoid unfocused, duplicative, unbearably long planning processes that drain resources and yield untouched doorstops. This...