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Resources and Recordings
CSBG Services provides confidential assistance to state offices and can assist in analyzing problems and developing solutions in such areas as policy development, data collection and program implementation. View a list of common trainings NASCSP offers.

NASCSP also creates manuals, materials, and recordings for training, technical assistance, and guidance, as well as distributes materials on behalf of States, National and Federal partners.

To view a video, download any of the Training and Technical Assistance Guides or Manuals, click on one of the links below:


RPIC State T/TA Plan Template:  
For state offices and state associations, below are links to resources to complete the state T/TA Plan.

Webinar-State TTA Template Training (3-10-17): Slides | Recording

OMB Cleared CSBG Annual Report

CSBG Monitoring Webinar Series: December 2015
Ensuring Strong Agencies ( recording link)
Complying with OMB Circulars ( recording lnk)
Making the Connections ( recording link)

State Monitoring
CSBG Monitoring Standards  This is a draft document and currently under review.
CSBG Self-Assessment Tool 
Checklist for Monitoring Community Needs Assessments                             

Community Needs Assessment

Performance Targeting

TOOLS and TEMPLATES: Submitted by States for Peer Exchange

Texas: Community Needs Assessment Guide for Agencies (PDF, 2015)
Texas: Community Action Plan Requirements (PDF, 2015)

Social Media


Social Media 201: Advocacy, Story-Telling and Important Reminders
Originally aired June 18, 2015.
Access the Recording here
The Community Action Partnership (CAP), National Community Action Foundation (NCAF), the National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP), and the Community Action Program Legal Services, Inc. (CAPLAW) discussed how Community Action can best utilize social media to share their stories and outcomes data with a wide audience, as well as how to legally promote the importance of CSBG, and CSBG Reauthorization to those outside the Network.

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