What's New at CAPLAW?

 

new CAPLAW is Seeking a Communications Coordinator

CAPLAW seeks a communications coordinator who will be responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing CAPLAW’s communications and outreach strategy. Learn more and apply!

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The Ins and Outs of Indirect Costs Under the Super Circular Webinar Series is On Demand!

Watch this webinar series focused on an in-depth review of how Community Action Agencies handle indirect costs. Through four one-hour webinars, we explored the practical impact of the Super Circular (“Uniform Guidance”) on the treatment of indirect costs. Learn more about the series.

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Frequently Asked Questions Series

Check out CAPLAW's recently issued FAQ series. The initial set of questions addresses the following topics: a board's use of alternates or proxy voting, deferring or denying weatherization services, and paying employees from both the indirect rate and directly from a funding source. These FAQs and more may be accessed on the new CAPLAW FAQ Archive webpage.

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CAPLAW Update: Special Edition 2014

Read the Special Edition 2014 issue of the CAPLAW Update Newsletter, a continuing series of reports on current legal and financial issues of interest to Community Action Agencies. This newsletter focuses on the OMB Super Circular and what it means for CAAs. Articles include: Navigating the OMB Super Circular Changes, Administrative Requirements Review, Cost Principles Analysis, and Audit Highlights. Read the full edition here. Print here.


News for Community Action

 

new Managing Your Nonprofit’s Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Presence: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls

Join Venable, LLP on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 12:30 - 2 pm EST for a webinar about legal issues relating to social media newtorks. These networks can be important communication tools for nonprofits. But misuse of social media networks, improper registration practices, and improper use of the networks can derail these efforts and cause great harm to a nonprofit. There is no shortage of legal – and other – risk in this area. Learn more and register.

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new Watch Office of Head Start Uniform Guidance Webinar On Demand!

On Feb. 10, 2015, the Office of Head Start (OHS) held a webinar to discuss the new uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for federal awards. These requirements went into effect Dec. 26, 2014. The webinar also addressed the new property reporting and request requirements set forth in ACF-IM-HS-15-01. Listen as OHS staff and other experts explain how these new requirements apply to Head Start programs. They also offer tips and resources for successful implementation. Watch on demand. Explore the Q&A from the webinar.

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Super Circular COFAR FAQ

To help all federal grantees prepare for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) “Super Circular,” also known as the “Omni Circular,” the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) maintains and regularly updates a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) intended to provide additional context, including examples, and background for the Super Circular.  CAAs should review the entire FAQ to help prepare for the impending application of the Super Circular. Read more for highlights of the information covered by the COFAR FAQ.

 

 

 

Read the Fall 2014 issue of the CAPLAW Update Newsletter, a continuing series of reports on current legal and financial issues of interest to Community Action Agencies.