Resource Library

Hard to Count 2020 Interactive Map

This map shows where hard-to-count communities are in each state.

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.

Community Action Academy

Community Action Academy is the free, online learning hub for the Community Action Network.

Risk Management Portal

The Risk Management Portal was created for the Community Action Network by the Partnership and the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC) and updated in January 2018. This will be your entry page to the customized risk management tool designed specifically for CSBG eligible entities, as well as other tools and benefits, such as the ability to draft custom risk policies. The tool may be accessed directly free of charge.

Community Needs Assessment Tool

The Community Needs Assessment (CNA) Online Tool provides a significant amount of the secondary data to help you along your way to complete community needs assessment with the click of a button. Through the tool you can measure and visually represent the fundamental drivers of poverty in your community through access to thousands of databases, a report generator, and a mapping tool.

The CNA tool allows you to select specific state(s) and county(ies) to be included in your report, allowing you to focus on your particular service area, as well as select particular data elements to include (such as employment, education, nutrition, etc).


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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