National Partners

Learn more about organizations we partner with to support the CSBG and WAP Networks.


Community Action Partnership is a national, 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that provides technical assistance, training, and other resources to Community Action Agencies, nonprofit and public groups funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federal program that allocates funding to states to connect Americans to greater opportunity.Website

Community Action Program Legal Services (CAPLAW) is a non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) membership corporation. It is managed by a Board of Directors composed of current and former CAA executive directors from across the country. CAPLAW is the national legal expert for the Community Action network. Through consultations, training and resources, we equip Community Action Agencies (CAAs) with the knowledge and tools to operate as accountable and effective change agents. We also provide guidance to federal, state and national Community Action partners on legal and financial issues affecting CAAs.Website

The National Community Action Foundation, founded in 1981 and based in Washington, DC, serves as the federal advocate for the nationwide Community Action network, comprised of locally-based, anti-poverty organizations known as Community Action Agencies and their state and federal partners. Website

Lux is a professional services firm helping government and non-government clients manage social programs and science programs. Lux works with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Science Foundation, US Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, and others. On behalf of HHS/ACF Office of Community Services, Lux Consulting Group manages the CSBG T&TA Program for Tribes and Tribal Organizations, providing free training and support to help maximize to the reach and impact of CSBG funding. Website

ANCRT provides support and continuing education to Nationally Certified ROMA Professionals, collaborating with national, state, and local community action partners to improve the network's ability to achieve, document, report, and analyze results and to use data for decision making. Website


NASEO is the only national non-profit association for the governor-designated energy officials from each of the 56 states and territories. Formed by the states in 1986, NASEO facilitates peer learning among state energy officials, serves as a resource for and about state energy offices, and advocates the interests of the state energy offices to Congress and federal agencies. Website

NEADA is the membership association for State Grantees of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). NEADA represents state governments to secure federal resources and to represent NEADA before federal agencies and national organizations. NEADA servez as a facilitating organization to assure effective sharing of state practices to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of state management of energy assistance programs.

The National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC), a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, is a broad-based coalition of diverse member organizations and individuals dedicated to heightening awareness of the energy needs of low income energy consumers, fostering public-private partnerships and engaging in other activities to help address these needs. To meet this mission, the National Fuel Funds Network (NFFN) and the National Low Income Energy Consortium (NLIEC) merged in 2014 to create NEUAC. Website

Energy OutWest, Inc. (EOW) is an independent, nonprofit charitable organization (501c3) devoted to the promotion and advancement of the technical capacity of the region’s energy and environmental services network through education and training in energy conservation, renewable practices, and technologies. Our goal is to have our membership provide quality service to all clients. Every other year Energy OutWest organizes and delivers a regional conference that features the latest technical and organizational advances in the weatherization profession. Website

The Building Performance Association is a membership-driven 501(c)6 industry association dedicated to advancing the home and building performance industry by delivering improved energy efficiency, health, safety, and environmental performance of buildings through our key stakeholders. The Association supports 9,500+ home performance contractors, weatherization agencies and training centers, product manufacturers and distributors, program sponsors and implementers, building scientists, and non-profits focused on residential and commercial energy efficiency.  Advocacy, education, programs, networking, publications, and community are the means by which the Association supports the industry. Website

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) was founded in 1993. BPI has become the nation's premier standards development and credentialing organization for residential energy auditing and upgrade work. BPI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to provide the benefits of home performance to the nation’s homeowners through best practice standards, credentials and quality assurance services for the home performance and weatherization industry. Website

The National Safe and Healthy Housing Coalition is a broad, voluntary coalition of over 650 members, including 400 organizations, working to improve housing conditions nationwide through education and outreach to key national stakeholders and federal public decision makers. The coalition promotes policies for safe and healthy housing in the United States, with special emphasis on those who are disproportionately impacted. Website