The Iowa Community Action Association has created a series of online learning modules that can be completed at no cost nationwide.
The Administration for Children & Families provides access to a Benchmarking Tool that can be used to strengthen CAA’s and other faith- and community-based organizations.
This California/Nevada Community Action Partnership Reference Manual is designed to provide valuable information on how to approach the implementation of a successful communications program.
The purpose of this tool is to help Community Action Agency staff (1) identify the risks your agency faces; and (2) develop practical strategies for managing risk.
This publication from the Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencie is designed to provide a step-by-step guide for creating the framework for a basic communications plan.
Expansion of an agency’s financial resources is a key element of ROMA National Goal #5: Agencies Increase Their Capacity to Achieve Results.
The Community Action Partnership of Mercer County developed the Silent Partners Program as a method to build a pool of funds to resolve family needs that cannot be addressed by other resources.
CAL/NEVA has also created a local CAA marketing approach under its Marketing, Messaging, and Branding Capacity Building Demonstration Project. A format for an 8-page newsprint publication was created as a very successful and cost effective way to showcase local agencies.
State CAP Association Facebook Pages help broaden the understanding of Community Action and attract attention to poverty issues and solutions.
As stated by the SPIN Project, a strategic communications plan has the power to transform an organization: both in terms of your credibility and status in your community, and in terms of the way you work together as a team to achieve your mission and vision for your community
This guide offers information and resources to help community action agency boards develop effective practices to fulfill all their roles and responsibilities