CSBG Resources

This section will help you navigate the ins and outs of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). Access resources such as interactive training modules, rules and reguations, Information Memoranda and assessment tools.

 

 

  • new CSBG Organizational Standards Resource Guide
    This webpage links resources developed by CAPLAW to specific Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Organizational Standards in an attempt to help Community Action Agencies in their compliance efforts. For some Standards that we regularly receive inquiries about, we also include links to resources developed by the national Community Action Partnership.
  • Monitoring Toolkit
    This new toolkit represents a collaborative effort between the Community Action Partnership (Partnership) and CAPLAW to provide timely training and technical assistance (T/TA) material about the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) monitoring process. The toolkit outlines key aspects of the monitoring process as defined by the CSBG act and more specifically IM 116.
  • Training Module: Introduction to CSBG
    This interactive module enables CAA staff and boards to learn about CSBG either at their desks or in a group training session, such as a board meeting.
  • CSBG Training Tools for Nonprofit Boards: Governance
    Self training toolkit for boards to teach themselves about tripartite board requirements.
  • Frequently Asked CSBG Questions
    If your CAA has questions or concerns about the Community Service Block Grant Act (CSBG) eligibility requirements; the prohibition against using CSBG funds to acquire, construct or permanently improve facilities; child support referral requirements; or carryover requirementscheck out CAPLAW’s recent analysis of these CSBG Act provisions.
  • CSBG Articles
    View a library of CAPLAW articles on CSBG related topics.
  • CSBG Webinars
    View a library of CAPLAW webinars and audio conferences on CSBG related topics.

General CSBG Information

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CSBG Information Memoranda

The Office of Community Services, Division of State Assistance, publishes Information Memoranda (IM) for distribution to CSBG program administrators. An Information Memoranda (IM) provides guidance to assist in implementing the CSBG legislation, program instruction and policy clarification, in addition to disseminating information and program practices to stakeholders.

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