working better together

Working Better Together: CAPLAW's Guide to Shared Services and Mergers

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Increasingly, Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are exploring shared services and mergers as strategies to improve their sustainability and enhance their efficiency and effectiveness. CAPLAW has prepared this guide to help CAAs and other Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) organizations better understand these arrangements. The guide includes questions and answers on shared services and mergers, as well as additional resources, including case studies, sample agreements, information on books and online publications on these topics, and more. Review the various Q&A in this guide to get an overview of shared services and mergers, or click on the particular topic and questions that are of interest to you. Stay tuned for future updates; as CAPLAW gathers more information about these topics, we will add additional Q&A and resources to this guide.


New Resource Check out the Sample Shared Services Agreement under the Resources tab of this online resource.


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