A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action
Last Revised: Nov 16, 2020 - Initial Posting: Oct 20, 2007
Purpose

The Division of State Assistance within the Office of Community Services publishes regulations and notices related to the Community Services Block Grant Program through Information Memoranda that are distributed to CSBG program administrators.

Description

See the following for federal legislation and regulations governing the Community Services Block Grant:

CSBG INFORMATION MEMORANDA

IM DATE SUBJECT
159 11-05-2020 COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended FY 2020
158 05-08-2020 Cares Act Supplemental Administrative Guidance
157 04-13-2020 Immediate Guidance on COVID-19 Response
156 11-19-2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Funds
155 03-22-2018 State Monitoring Schedule FY 2018
154 03-07-2018 CSBG Flexibilities and Waiver Requests
153 03-15-2017 State Assessment Schedule FY 2017
152 01-19-2017 CSBG Annual Report
151 01-19-2017 Training and Technical Assistance Strategy
150 08-22-2016 Use of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) to Improve Network Effectiveness
149 08-15-2016 Strengthening Outcomes Through Two-Generation Approaches
148 07-12-2016 Application for FY 2017 Funds for Tribes and Tribal Organizations
147 07-08-2016 Application for FY 2017 Funds for States and Territories
146 06-10-2016 CSBG Tribal Application Process for including CSBG funds in a P.L. 102-477 demonstration project beginning Fiscal Year (FY) 2017
145 02-25-2016 Monitoring Schedule FY 2016
144 10-02-2015 State and Federal Accountability Measures and Data Collection Modernization
143 09-14-2015 Use of Resources to Support Information and Referral for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Benefits and Services
142 08-20-2015 Monitoring Schedule FY 2015
141 07-31-2015 Application for FY 2016 Funds for States and Territories
140 07-20-2015 Application for FY 2016 CSBG Funds for Tribes and Tribal Organizations
139 03-19-2015 Federal Matching Requirements AmeriCorps
138 01-26-2015 State Establishment of Organizational Standards for CSBG Eligible Entities under 678B of the CSBG Act, 42 U.S.C. § 9914
137 07-07-2014 Application for FY 2015 Funds for States and Territories
136 07-07-2014 Application for FY 2015 Funds for Tribes and Tribal Organizations
135 06-04-2014 Use of CSBG Funds to Meet Matching Requirements for Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance programs
134 05-05-2014 State Assessment Schedule FY 2014
133 06-20-2013 Application for FY 2014 CSBG Funds for States and Territories
132 06-20-2013 Application for FY 2014 CSBG Funds for Tribes and Tribal Organizations
130 06-06-2013 How Direct Funding is Developed for New Tribes
129 04-12-2013 Use of CSBG funds to support summer jobs for youth and related services
128 08-07-2012 Application for FY 2013 Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
127 08-07-2012 Application for FY 2013 State and U.S. Territories
126 03-22-2012 Use of CSBG funds to support summer jobs for youth and related services
125 06-20-2011 Application for Fiscal Year 2012 (States)
124 06-20-2011 Application for Fiscal Year 2012 (Tribes)
123 05-04-2011 Reorganization of CSBG T/TA Resources - A New Strategy for Excellence
122 12-03-2010 Final Liquidation and Closeout Expectations of Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 CSBG American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds
121 04-05-2010 Application for Fiscal Year 2011 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds (States)
120 04-05-2010 Application for Fiscal Year 2011 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds (Tribes)
119 02-17-2010 Guidance for Implementation of Making Work Pay Tax Credit
117 08-25-2010 Three-Year CSBG Monitoring Schedule: FFY 2011-FFY 2013
116 12-04-2009 Guidance on Corrective Action, Termination or Reduction of Funding for CSBG Eligible Entities (Revised April 2, 2010)
115 07-02-2009 Application for Fiscal Year 2010 Community Service Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds (Tribes)
114 07-02-2009 Application for Fiscal Year 2010 Community Service Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds (States)
113 08-18-2009 Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation Process for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 CSBG American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds (Tribes)
112 08-18-2009 Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation Process for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 CSBG American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds (States)
111 04-06-2009 Final FY2009 Community Service Block Grant Allotments
110 04-10-2009 Application for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 CSBG American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) Funds (Tribes)
109 04-10-2009 Application for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 CSBG American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) Funds (States)
108 06-10-2008 Application for Fiscal Year 2009 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds – States and U.S. Territories
107 06-10-2008 Application for Fiscal Year 2009 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds – Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
106 01-31-2008 CSBG Appropriation for FY 2008
105 12-21-2007 Revised CSBG Monitoring Schedule
104 11-01-2007 Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking
103 09-06-2007 CSBG Strategic Plan - Final Strategic Plan
102 08-23-2007 CSBG Monitoring Checklist - Final Checklist
101

06-28-2007

Application for Fiscal Year 2008 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - States and U.S. Territories
100

06-28-2007

Application for Fiscal Year 2008 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
99 03-22-2007 CSBG Appropriation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 - Attachment
98 03-01-2007 Three-Year CSBG Monitoring Schedule: FFY 2007 - FFY 2009
97 10-10-2006 Guidance on the CSBG Requirement to Monitor Eligible Entities
96 06-09-2006 Application for Fiscal Year 2007 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
95 06-09-2006 Application for Fiscal Year 2007 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - States and U.S. Territories
94 01-13-2006 Fiscal Year 2006 Head Start Triennal and Follow-Up Reviews in Community Action Agencies – Immediate and Long-Term Opportunities
93 01-12-2006 Community Food and Nutrition Formula Grant Program
92 11-28-2005 To Inform Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations of the New Director of the Office of Communty Services
91 10-06-2005 Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita CSBG Update
90 09-02-2005 Hurricane Katrina
89 07-20-2005 Healthy Marriage Initiative Under CSBG
88 07-06-2005 Partnership Initiative with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Participation in OCS/CMS Sponsored Training Conference Call
87 06-24-2005 Fiscal and Governance Workshops at the Community Action Partnership 2005 Annual Convention in New Orleans
86 03-31-2005 FY 2005 Community Food and Nutrition (CFN) Statewide Formula Grant Program Availability of Funds
85 05-09-2005 Application for Fiscal Year 2006 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - States and U.S. Territories
84 04-01-2005 Application for Fiscal Year 2006 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
83 01-07-2005 Partnership Initiative with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to Help Eligible Low-Income Individuals Reduce Their Prescription Drug Costs
82 03-25-2005 Tri-Partite Boards
81 08-2004 Updated Guidance on Voter Registration Activities
80 06-14-2004 Application for Fiscal Year 2005 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
79 06-14-2004 Application for Fiscal Year 2005 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - States and U.S. Territories
73 08-19-2003 Partnership Initiative to Increase Financial Literacy and Asset Formation for Low Wage Earning Households
 66a 06-18-2003 Special State Technical Assistance
65 06-09-2003 Application for Fiscal Year 2003 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
64 06-09-2003 Application for Fiscal Year 2003 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - States and U.S. Territories
62 02-26-2002 FY 2002 CSBG Funding Increase and Eligible Entities
61 02-20-2002 FY 2001 CSBG Carryover Funds
60 02-06-2002 Duties and Interests with Respect to Property Purchased, Constructed, or Improved by an Eligible Entity Using Block Grant Funds Provided Under Public Law 105-285 Section 678(a)(1)&(2) Limitation on Use of Funds and Secretary's Right to Waive the Prohibition
57 01-17-2002 Community Food and Nutrition (CFN) Statewide Formula Grant Program Final Report for FY 2000
54 07-24-2001 Errata Sheet in Reference to Application for Fiscal Year 2002 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds IM #52
53 07-25-2001 Application for Fiscal Year 2002 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
52 07-11-2001 Application for Fiscal Year 2002 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - States and U.S. Territories
51 04-27-2001 Special State Technical Assistance
50 04-05-2001 Policy Guidance on Serving Persons with Limited English Proficiency
49 02-21-2001 Program Challenges, Responsibilities and Strategies, FY 2001-2003
48 02-06-2001 Final FY2001 Community Services Block Grant Allotments
47 07-16-2001 FY2001 Community Food and Nutrition Statewide Formula Grant Program
45 07-07-2000 Application for Fiscal Year 2001 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds - Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations
44 07-07-2000 Application for Fiscal Year 2001 Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of Funds
42 04-10-2000 Statutory Requirements for Designation Priority of Private Nonprofit Organizations Over Political Subdivisions as Eligible Entities in Unserved Areas
41 02-08-2000 Final FY 2000 Community Services Block Grant and Community Food and Nutrition Programs Allotments
40 2000 FY 2000 Community Food and Nutrition Statewide Formula Grant Program
39 2000 Program Authorized Under the Workforce Investment Act: Unified State Plan
38 12-06-1999 FY 2000 Community Services Block Grant Appropriation and Allocations
37 12-10-1999 Definition and Allowability of Direct and Administrative Costs
33 07-09-1999 Application for FY 2000 CSBG Funds
32 04-20-1999 The Workforce Investment Act of 1999 (WIA), Section 501, and the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Amendments Act (Perkins III)
31 03-08-1999 FY 1999 Community Food and Nutrition Statewide Formula Grant Program
30 09-30-1998 Guidance on the Interpretation of "Federal Public Benefit" Under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), P.L. 104-193
20 04-23-1997 A discussion of Indirect Cost Rate Principles
10 06-16-1994 1994 CSBG Reauthorization Amendments
3 04-14-1993 Prohibition against the use of CSBG funds related to the purchase or improvement of real property and the Secretary's right to waive the prohibition
2 Duties and Interests with Respect to Property Purchased, Constructed, or Improved by a Subgrantee Using Block Grant Funds Provided Under Section 680(b) of the Community Services Block Grant, (P.L. 97-35)
Outcomes

CSBG Information Memoranda (IM) provides guidance to assist in implementing the CSBG legislation, program instruction and policy clarification, in addition to disseminating information and program practices to stakeholders.

Contact

Seth Hassett, Director - OCS Division of State Assistance
202.401.2333