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2019 Training Conference – MinnCAP

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership’s 2019 Training Conference will be held from July 22-25. More than 90 workshops are being offered focusing on eight tracks. Links to handout material are included for many sessions.

2019 Annual Report – MinnCAP

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership has published its 2019 annual report, which reflects the efforts and annual results of Minnesota’s Community Action Network.

2018 Training Conference – MinnCAP

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership’s 2017 Training Conference will be held from July 31 – August 3. More than 30 workshops are being offered focusing on these tracks: Diversity/Inclusion/Equity – Human Resources/Staff Development – Excellence in Action – Finance/Fiscal Management – Community Action Best Practices – Board Governance – Leadership Development/Team Building – Accountability/Operations/Standards.

2017 Training Conference – MinnCAP

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership’s 2017 Training Conference will be held from July 31 – August 3 in Bemidji, MN. More than 30 workshops are being offered focusing on these tracks: Diversity/Inclusion/Equity – Human Resources/Staff Development – Excellence in Action – Finance/Fiscal Management – Community Action Best Practices Board – Governance – Leadership Development/Team Building – Accountability/Operations/Standards.

2016 Annual Report – MinnCAP

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership has published its 2016 annual report, which reflects the efforts and annual results of Minnesota’s Community Action Network.

2015 MCN/MinnCAP Conference (Oct 1-2)

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits are co-hosting this conference. The Conference Program, along with Breakout Session Materials (presentations and handouts) can be accessed.

MinnCAP 2015 Annual Report

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership has published its 2015 annual report, which reflects the efforts and annual results of Minnesota’s Community Action Network.

Affordable Housing Initiatives

Three Rivers Community Action, Inc. develops safe, decent and affordable rental and ownership housing in Southeastern Minnesota using a community-based collaborative approach to project planning and financing.

MinnCAP 2013-2014 Best Practices Awards

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership collaborates with the University of Minnesota College of Human Education and Human Development, and the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Office of Economic Opportunity for the Best Practices awards.

MinnCAP 2014 Annual Report

The Minnesota Community Action Partnership has published its 2014 annual report, which reflects the efforts and annual results of Minnesota’s Community Action Network.

Downpayment Assistance Program

Northwest CAA administers the Downpayment Assistance Program (1) to promote homeownership among low-income and moderate-income families and (2) to promote job opportunities through economic growth in the county’s manufacturing sector.

Duluth Blueprint to End Poverty Initiative

Community Action Duluth created the Duluth Blueprint to End Poverty Initiative as a Call to Action to generate community involvement and support to build economic prosperity and hope for every citizen of Duluth.

MinnCAP Best Practices Awards

Minnesota’s Community Action Agencies are responding to budget cuts by developing new and innovative ways to assist the state’s burgeoning population of low-income people. Eight agencies were recognized for those innovations at Minnesota Community Action Partnership’s eighth annual Best Practices Awards Event. This Minnesota-based competition is a model for other states seeking to coordinate community-based anti-poverty efforts and university systems.

Training Book for Community Action Boards

The Office of Economic Opportunity/Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning has developed a training manual to help Community Action Agency board members learn about and effectively fulfill their roles and responsibilities.

Volunteer Driver Program

Tri-County Action Program established the Volunteer Driver Program to provide safe, dependable, affordable and courteous transportation services to people who have no other means of transportation.