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The Organizational Standards 

Have Been Finalized!

Click Here to read the full letter.

If you were not able to participate in the "National Update Webinar - IM 138 on Organizational Standards", originally aired on January 30th, the Community Action Partnership has posted the webinar for your convenience. Click Here to access the recording and slides.
The National Association For State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) released the 2014 Annual Report
The NASCSP 2014 Annual Report summarizes key data collected from the 2013 CSBG IS Survey. The report highlights how the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funded network of States and local CAAs assisted individuals and families to overcome economic hardship and transition from a crisis to a thriving state. Over 1,000 organizations participated in the survey. 
CAA Uses of CSBG Funds
*NASCSP 2014 Annual Report, p. 55.

 Click Here to read the full report.

Do You Have a Success Story or Program Participant to Acknowledge?
The Promise, the Community Action Partnership's magazine, is accepting submissions which will be featured in the Winter issue, if selected. Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase excellent service and outcomes in your local areas.  Deadline for submission is Friday, February 6, 2015.  
Click Here for more information.

Upcoming Webinars/Trainings 




SAVE THE DATE: "2015 Annual Convention"  

When: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - Friday, August 28, 2015

Click Here for more details.                             


"In-Depth: Exploring the Comprehensive Community Action Needs Assessment (CCNA) Tool and the Community Action Hub"

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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SAVE THE DATE: "NASCSP 2015 Annual Training Conference

When:  Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - Friday, September 18, 2015

Please contact Cindy Homol, NASCSP's T&TA Coordinator, for more information at

"NASCSP 2015 Mid-Winter Training Opportunities"

When:  Monday, February 23, 2015 - Friday, February 27, 2015

 A valuable opportunity for professionals from around the country to come together to discuss strategies for meeting new challenges. The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) track will focus on HHS CSBG initiatives. It will also highlight best practices related to anti-poverty efforts, performance management, and performance measurement. Sessions will include updates on ROMA Next Generation, Organizational Standards, State and Federal Accountability Measures, and a discussion with the Office of Community Services about their vision for the future of the Network. The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) track will focus on DOE WAP initiatives and grantee management issues. Sessions include updates and discussion of recent DOE WAP policy, program notices, guidance, and future direction of the program. 

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"National Peer to Peer (NPtP) ROMA Training and Certification Project"

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - Thursday, April 9, 2015

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"What Impact Does the New Guidance Have on the Treatment of Indirect Costs?"

When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

This is the first webinar in the Ins and Outs of Indirect Costs Under the Super Circular webinar series presented by Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting. 

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"2015 CAPLAW National Training Conference"

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - Friday, June 12, 2015

Nonprofits today face an ever-increasing array of rules and regulations. How do you comply without losing sight of your organizations's mission and program goals? The conference workshops focus on fiscal, governance, and human resources issues, as well as workshops on a variety of other topics. Workshops are relevant to nonprofits generally, with a specific focus on issues faced by Community Action Agencies (CAAs), Head Start programs, and other federal grant recipients. 

Click Here for details. 


Additional Resources


"This website is a resource for the Community Action Network to access an array of information and assistance designed to support efforts in serving low income families and addressing the causes of poverty in local communities. Through this site you may download toolkits, listen to webinars, register for training, engage in online dialogue with colleagues, submit requests for training or technical assistance, read the latest evaluation reports about evidence-based program models, and search a consultant bank for experienced professionals serving the Community Action Network."

Click Here for more information.



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FACA announces the 35th Annual Training Conference, May 12-15, 2015, Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida

FACA 35th Annual Training Conference Call for Presentation Proposals
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