Select Page

Resource Library

The Board’s Role in Setting the Mission & Direction of the CAA

Organizational Standard 4.1 states that the Board reviews the organization’s mission statement within the last 5 years and ensures that it addresses poverty and the programs and services of the agency align with it. While the minimum requirement is the review, the Board has a fundamental duty to set the mission and direction of the organization. Watch this webinar to learn about meeting this standard, as well as leveraging Strategic Planning (Category 6) and promising practices to move beyond compliance.

Effective Governance Despite Challenging Times

Watch this webinar with CAPLAW to learn more about covering board meetings during COVID-19, including virtual meetings and compliance with open meeting laws – including specific CAA examples.

From Risk Assessment to Comprehensive Risk Management

Organizational Standard 4.6 requires an organization-wide, comprehensive risk assessment to be done every two years and reported to the governing board. Watch this webinar to learn about meeting this standard, as well as risk management tools, resources, and promising practices to move beyond compliance.

Writing Your Community Needs Assessment

This webinar walks through an “annotated template” by the Partnership and NASCSP that can be used to assist with how to structure your community assessment. The webinar covers how to comply with the organizational standards, tips for data collection and analysis, and walk through suggested sections to include in your next assessment and how to organize them to ensure the development of a high quality report.

Crosswalk of the CSBG Organizational Standards and Head Start Performance Standards

This crosswalk is intended to be a practical tool for CAAs, highlighting ways that board and staff members can leverage the intersection between the two sets of requirements to demonstrate compliance with the rules of both programs.

CAAs are encouraged to use the Crosswalk, which is an editable spreadsheet, to track internal compliance efforts. The Introduction to the Crosswalk provides a brief overview of the CSBG Organizational Standards and the Head Start Performance Standards, as well as suggestions on how to use the Crosswalk.

ROMA for Boards Training Series–Introduction to Implementing the ROMA Cycle

This is a series of trainings based on material produced by the Community Action Partnership and the Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers. They are designed to be either short stand alone segments that could be presented at a Board meeting, or to be joined together in as a full day workshop or Board Retreat session. It can be done in conjunction with other Board training activities¸ or could be provided to Board Members as a “take home” activity (where they would view the power point and read the notes independently).The guides are designed to be adapted to use however best engages Boards in the discussion about Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA).

Peer-to-Peer Series: Strategic Planning and Performance Management

During this webinar, staff from the United Planning Organization, the newest Award for Excellence winner, discuss their performance management system that has been recognized as a best practice by a senior team of Pathways to Excellence Peer Reviewers. They discuss ow they use their strategic plan to set agency-wide outcome goals and how their performance management team uses program data to help staff improve results. They also provide a detailed presentation of into the performance scorecard they use to track progress across the agency.

CSBG T/TA Resource Center

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.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 9: Data & Analysis

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 9 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 8: Financial Operations & Oversight

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 8 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 7: Human Resource Management

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 7 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 6: Strategic Planning

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 6 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 5: Board Governance

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 5 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

 

Resource Type

Topics

Can’t Find What You’re Looking For?

Please feel free to contact us..!
Our resource team can provide support with accessing resources from our new resource library.

For assistance with Management & Operations resources, please contact: Courtney Kohler

For assistance with Innovative Practices resources,    please contact: Hyacinth McKinley

For assistance with Census 2020 resources, please contact: Lindsay Marsh

For assistance with Energy Partnerships & Programs resources, please contact: Kathryn Maddux