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The Community Action Risk Mitigation Blog Series: #8

“Must Have” Financial Information for CAA Boards and CEOs – A CAA’s Balance Sheet and Organization-wide Revenue and Expenses statement provide essential info your organization’s sustainability, compliance, and risks. Learn how to find the info jewels on your financials and how to clear away the clutter than can make them hard to see and understand. Also access the webinar recording on CSBG Organizational Category 8: Financial Operations and Oversight.

The Community Action Risk Mitigation Blog Series: #7

Fiscal Fundamentals for Executive Directors covers the basic things an Executive Director needs to know about their role in the fiscal leadership of an organization. Though specifically addressed to Executive Directors/CEOs, it provides a good overview for any CAA leader looking to learn more about fiscal matters.

The Community Action Risk Mitigation Blog Series: #6

Collaboration Checkup: Assessing & Improving Your Community Partnerships is a toolkit developed to help the Community Action Network better understand the functioning of partnerships so they can more effectively develop and nurture those that have a measurable impact in local communities. – pertains to CSBG Organizational Standard 2.1.

The Community Action Risk Mitigation Blog Series: #4

HR Policy Pushup – Webinar recording covers the building blocks of an effective Policy and Procedures Manual, which creates the foundation of efficient HR management and execution. Use the Community Action Risk Management Portal to access more than 100 HR Policy Templates that can be customized for use by your agency.

2015 National Community Action Month Toolkit

The Community Action Partnership is pleased to release its annual Community Action Month Toolkit with a new look and feel. We provider readers with ideas and suggestions for every day during May.

The Community Action Risk Mitigation Blog Series: #2

Getting Your Community Action Agency Board of Directors to the Table, Engaged, and Motivated – webinar recording and other board development material for CAA Boards and executive directors looking to maximize board participation and increase board effectiveness.

Interview with Denise Harlow: Nonprofit Quarterly

Denise Harlow is the Chief Executive Officer of the Community Action Partnership. The Community Action Partnership is a national, nonprofit organization that works to strengthen, promote, represent and serve its network of member Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to assure that the issues of poverty are effectively presented and addressed.

Videos from Community Action’s 50th Anniversary Convention!

Don’t miss these inspirational videos: (1) Beyond These Hills featuring a conversation between Sargent Shriver, the first director of the federal Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), and evangelist Billy Graham, (2) The Spirit Moving – Community Action in Flight from 1964-2014 – keynote address by Juan Williams, honorary CCAP, commentator and author, (3) A Conversation with Sister Simone Campbell: Leading the Way for the 100%, and (4) Robert Egger’s Leadership Day keynote address.