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Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Mechanics of CSBG

Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Mechanics of CSBG

This webinar covered the planning and reporting requirements that facilitate the implementation of CSBG at the state and agency level. In this session, we discussed topics such as allocation of funding, designation of new eligible entity, state plans and the community needs assessment. This...

Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Mechanics of CSBG

Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Uses of CSBG Funds

CSBG funds are unique among federal grants in that their use is guided by the needs of the communities served. In this session, we discussed the rules and guidance governing the various ways CSBG funds can be used. This session is part of CAPLAW’s Mastering the A-B-CSBGs series, which covers the...

Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Mechanics of CSBG

Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Tripartite Board Selection and Composition

Maintaining a tripartite board is challenging enough without questions about who can serve and how to elect them. In this session, we reviewed the rules and guidance applicable to the public, private, and consumer sectors. This session is part of CAPLAW's Mastering the A-B-CSBGs series, which...

Election Year Refreshers for Nonprofit and Public CAAs

Election Year Refreshers for Nonprofit and Public CAAs

Keeping track of the rules relating to election and campaign activity for both nonprofit and public Community Action Agencies (CAAs) is never easy! As the election season enters its final stretch, read CAPLAW’s updated Election Year Refreshers for a quick review of some of the most...

Mastering the A-B-CSBGs: Mechanics of CSBG

Ask the Financial Experts: Fiscal Navigation in 2022

Fiscal administration and management issues for federal grants have become more complex for CAAs due to the historic influx of funding they received in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these challenges, from managing new programs and a rapid ramp-up of services, to cost allowability as...

Bridging Across Barriers: The Wonder State 

Bridging Across Barriers: The Wonder State 

At first glance, a state CSBG office and state association might seem like an odd couple. State CSBG offices administer CSBG funding and oversee and monitor CAAs in the state. State associations support and advocate for those CAAs, and their boards of directors are typically executive directors...