What's New at CAPLAW?

 

new CSBG Q&A on Child Support Referral Requirements

If your CAA has questions or concerns about the Community Service Block Grant Act (CSBG) child support referal requirements, check out CAPLAW’s recent analysis. With this analysis, CAPLAW proposes practical ways to approach and implement these sections of the Act. It is important to note that the analysis does not represent the opinions of the federal Office of Community Services (OCS). Learn more and download here.

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Strategic Issues Facing CAAs Webinar Series

Join us for this webinar series encouraging a CAA’s executive management team and board to proactively tackle legal issues that impact the health and sustainability of its organization. View the series on demand here.

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Save the Date for the 2015 CAPLAW National Training Conference, June 10-12, in Portland, OR!

The 2014 National Training Conference was a success and we're looking forward to 2015 in Portland, OR. Stay tuned to our conference page for updates.


News for Community Action

 

OCS CSBG Information Memorandum #135

The federal Office of Community Services (OCS) recently issued this IM regarding the use of CSBG funds to meet matching requirements for Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance programs. This guidance generally permits CSBG funds to be used as a match for McKinney-Vento programs if used for CSBG purposes in accordance with CSBG law.

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new Upcoming Training by Brian Tipton of the Private Client Law Group, October 14-15, 2014 in Orlando, FL

Brian Tipton, a regular presenter at CAPLAW national conferences, is conducting this exclusive two-day small-group grants management training on the fundamentals of federal grants management and offering CAPLAW members a $50 discount with this code, CAPLAW14A10. Learn more and register.

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new Upcoming Training by Venable: Fundraising 201: An Update on Managing the Legal Risks of Nonprofit Fundraising

Join Venable on October 21, 2014 at 12 pm EST to discuss legal issues that often arise in development campaigns, including charitable solicitation registration issues, promotional considerations when partnering with for-profits, federal tax requirements for charitable contributions, and strategies for meeting legal requirements in raffles and other charitable promotions. Learn more and register.

 

 

 

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.