Resource Library

Practitioner’s Guide: Environmental Emissions Non-Energy Benefits

A tool for WAP Practicioners seeking to locate and apply the results of sophisticated outcome evaluations from the ORNL Evaluation of WAP. This guide relates to the results of the nonenergy benefits study.

Practitioner’s Guide: Client Satisfaction Survey – WAP Service Delivery from the Client’s Perspective

A tool for WAP Practicioners seeking to locate and apply the results of sophisticated outcome evaluations from the ORNL Evaluation of WAP. This guide relates to the participant satisfaction after receiving WAP services.

Practitioner’s Guide: Baseline Occupant Survey Assessment of Client Status and Needs

A tool for WAP Practitioners seeking to locate and apply the results of sophisticated outcome evaluations from the ORNL Evaluation of WAP. This reports on the evaluation comparing participant data and behavior of pre-WAP to post-WAP clients.

Practitioner’s Guide: Energy Impacts for Large Multifamily Buildings

A tool for WAP Practicioners seeking to locate and apply the results of sophisticated outcome evaluations from the ORNL Evaluation of WAP. This guide relates to the energy savings, cost savings, and cost-effectiveness for large multifamily buildings.

Designing Bundled Energy Affordability Programs

Presentation from Coconino County Community Services (AZ) and Hunting Park Neighborhood Energy Center (PA) on coordinating LIHEAP, WAP, and case management.

Leveraging Services and Funding: CAP and WA State

Presentation from CAP and WA Department of Commerce at 2018 Home Performance Conference includes leveraging basics, scope of leveraging, and the WA leveraged program design.

Designing Effective Utility-Weatherization Partnerships

Presentation from DOE WAP Program Manager and the Community Action Partnership of Oregon at the 2017 CAP Conference on coordinating WAP, LIHEAP, and utility dollars.

Energy Advocacy: Skills for Leaders

Presentation from former IL utility commissioner at the 2018 CAP Management Conference.

Utility and Regulatory Glossary

Created by Economic Opportunity Studies, partner in the Weatherization Leveraged Partnerships Project, this is a helpful dictionary for those engaged in leveraging and working with commissions that are not attorneys.

Join Report on Leveraged Non-Federal Funds for WAP in 2016

Report for use in comparing leveraging performance across states and determining the total resources and production of all agencies that are WAP subgrantees. (Completed in coordination with NASCSP).

Leveraging the WAP: Why and How

Offers a basic background on the leverage rationale for a WAP organization, an overview of leveraging in the network, the regulation behind utilizing funding for leveraging initiatives, and coordinated program design considerations.

Community Action & Head Start – Cases of Integration

The purpose of this publication is to share the insights from Community Action Agencies (CAAs) that successfully and proactively integrated their Head Start programs into the overall management and operations of their CAAs.

Putting Research into Practice: Two-Generation Approaches

ICF has synthesized research and resources below from the field on two-generation approaches, organized into five categories: Intergenerational Poverty Data, Two-Generation Program Need, Program Implementation/Promising Practices, Two-Generation Program Types, and State Policy Information.

Uplifting the Family: A Two Generation Approach Practice Brief

This Practice Brief provides agencies with case studies from CAP Tulsa (an urban agency) and Garrett County Community Action Committee (a rural agency) to help CAAs conceptualize how to think about implementation within their own agencies.

Ready Set Go: A Guide to Facilitating a Learning Community

Building on the body of knowledge from the LCRC project, this toolkit is provided to help state associations, State CSBG Lead Offices, and local CAAs design and deliver a learning community program.

 

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