- CAPLAW Training Module: Effective Management of Program Budgets
This new training module will provide practical recommendations on managing program budgets by illustrating examples of best practices and financial tools for needed to effectively manage grants and contracts.
- CAPLAW Financial Network
The CAPLAW Financial Network connects Community Action Agency (CAA) professionals and experts in dealing with Community Action Agency financial issues. The CAA Financial Network e-Forum and Financial Management Consultants Corner enables Community Action Agency fiscal professionals across the country to share information, provide informal peer-to-peer assistance on financial issues, and benefit from financial experts’ input.
- CAPLAW Guide: Commonly Faced CSBG Monitoring Findings and Potential Approaches for Addressing Them
This exerpt from the CAPLAW and Community Action Partnership publication, "Monitoring Map for CAAs: A Guide for Navigating the CSBG Review Process", will help CAAs anticipate potential finds to ensure a successful monitoring experience.
- CAPLAW Financial Articles
View a library of CAPLAW articles on financial related topics.
Other Financial Management Resources
- Department of Education Sample Cost Allocation Plan
The sample plan from the U.S. Department of Education includes a clear explanation of which costs are allocated and illustrates allocation methods appropriate for different situations. Within the framework of the sample plan, you can describe the allocation methods that you will use for your organization. The key issue is being sure that you keep your plan simple enough that you'll be able to follow it consistently.
- 10 Common Grant Audit Issues from the Environmental Protection Agency
A summary of common grant audit issues from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Stay Exempt - Tax Basics for 501(c)(3)s: Online Workshop for Exempt Organizations
The Internal Revenue Service offers a free Web-based version of its popular exempt organizations Workshop covering tax compliance issues confronted by small and mid-sized tax exempt organizations. Stay Exempt - Tax Basics for 501(c)(3)s consists of five interactive modules on tax compliance topics for exempt organizations.