Resource Library

ROMA Next Gen — “Beyond the Basics”

This module is designed to support a local Community Action Agency as they conduct, analyze, and compile a comprehensive CNA. It is intended to guide and enhance the process and final result of the CNA, as well as how it connects to other agency processes. It will also touch on how agencies can share and utilize their CNA for decision making, community partnerships, advocacy, grant writing, and planning

DOE WAP Update: A Discussion with Acting WAP Program Manager

Presentation at the 2018 Annual Convention that includes an update on the funding outlook and plans for response to the ACSI and Solution Summit feedback.

Whole Family Approach Building Blocks Resource Guide

The Whole Family Approach Building Blocks are a set of organizational touchstones essential to establishing a Whole Family Approach. The Building Blocks were developed by the Community Action Partnership based on best practices of Community Agencies who have successfully implemented the Whole Family Approach, as well as extensive research and direct conversations with subject matter experts from across the field. The Building Blocks are customized to reflect the organizational structure of Community Action Agencies, and are meant to serve as a guide for Community Action Agencies wanting to develop a Whole Family Approach to meet the needs of families in their community.
This resource guide lays out the components of each building block, side by side with curated resources to assist agencies with the implementation of the various building blocks.

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.

 

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