State of Poverty Blog

State Spotlight: Connecting to the Roots of CSBG in Texas

Posted on May 20, 2019 Posted By

This guest blog was written by Karen Keith at the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA). TDHCA is the CSBG Grantee for the State of Texas. I’m not a native Texan; however, I did...

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Community Action Month- Fact Friday #3

Posted on May 17, 2019 Posted By

In FFY 2017, CAAs in every state reported information about the participants in their programs and projects. Over 15.3 million individuals and 6.3 million families, participated in CAA programs. The...

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Community Action Month- Fact Friday #2

Posted on May 10, 2019 Posted By

In FFY 2017, CSBG Eligible Entities, leveraged local CSBG dollars by a ratio of $7.36 to every dollar of CSBG. If the value of volunteer hours is included, the ratio of leveraged non-federal...

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State Spotlight: Delaware Champions a Trauma Informed Approach

Posted on May 8, 2019 Posted By

This guest blog was provided by the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). DHSS is the CSBG Grantee for the state of Delaware. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services...

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Communication and Cooperation: How a Simple Question Led to Greater Efficiency in Low-Income Housing

Posted on May 8, 2019 Posted By

“We’re walking away from attics with R-11! It won’t pay back to get them to R-50; it’s insane!” These were the concerns of Scott Daniels, Weatherization Supervisor at the Human Resource...

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Community Action Month- Fact Friday #1

Posted on May 3, 2019 Posted By

May 1st marks the beginning of Community Action Month! This month is a time for the CSBG network to highlight the impact that Community Action has across our country! The goal is to show...

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The 2020 Census: Engaging Hard to Count (HTC) Populations

Posted on March 5, 2019 Posted By

By: Maribeth Schneber-Rhemrev, NASCSP CSBG State Assistance Deputy Director The 2020 Census may seem far off, but planning is already well underway to ensure a complete and accurate count of...

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New CSBG Annual Report Tools and Resources

Posted on January 17, 2019 Posted By

We are thrilled to announce the release of several new tools related to the CSBG Annual Report! Below is a recap of the latest resources. These items were reviewed with significant input from the...

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A Year in Review – NASCSP 2018

Posted on December 19, 2018 Posted By

As 2018 comes to a close, and we look towards the beginning of NASCSP’s 40th year in 2019, we would like to reflect on the past year. First, where has NASCSP been? Next, what were some of the most...

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A Thanksgiving Message from the NASCSP Board President

Posted on November 20, 2018 Posted By

Dear CSBG and WAP network, As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the past few months, and what has been happening with our Programs since we...

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