Arkansas Implementation Manual

Click on the section title from the table of contents below to access the desired section.

1. CSBG Annual Report
        I. Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Annual Report Manual
              a. Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Annual Report 101
       II. Module 1 – State Administration Module
      III. Module 2 – Instruction Manual
            a. Module 2 – Instructional Notes: CSBG Eligible Entity Expenditures, Capacity, and Resources  (same document as above)
      IV. Module 3 – Instructional Manual
            a. Module 3 – Instructional Notes: Community Level
            b. CNPI Examples
            c. Community Status Page, Strategies, and NPIs PowerPoint
      V. Module 4 – Instructional Manual
            a. Module 4 – Instructional Notes: Individual and Family Level
            b. Module 4: Individual and Family Level – Annual Report Numbering System
      VI. Reference Materials
            a. CSBG IS-CSBG Annual Report Quick Reference Crosswalk
            b. WIOA/LIHEAP/WAP/HS Crosswalk
            c. CSBG Annual Report/IS Survey and Organizational Standards Crosswalk
            d. CSBG Annual Report Instruction Manual – Changes Crosswalk

2. ROMA Next Generation
      I. Implementing the Full ROMA Cycle
            a. How does ROMA Next Generation fit into ROMA?
            b. ROMA Implementation Plan
            c. Observable Results – NCRTs and NCRIs
            d. PowerPoint: Developing Needs Statements and Linking Needs to Outcomes
      II. National Theory of Change
            a. National Theory of Change Graphic
            b. Theory of Change FAQs
            c. Description of Theory of Change
      III. Local Theory of Change
            a. Video: Creating a Local Theory of Change
            b. PowerPoint: Creating a Local Theory of Change
            c. Guide to Creating a Local Theory of Change (NASCSP)
      IV. Understanding Community Level Work
            a. Video: Understanding Community Level Work
            b. Video: Community Level Example: Homelessness
            c. PowerPoint: Understanding Community Level Work
      V. Setting the Stage for Data Collection
            a. Video: Setting the Stage for Data Collection
            b. PowerPoint: Setting the Stage for Data Collection
      VI. Introduction to the Analysis and Use of Data
            a. Video: Introduction to the Analysis and Use of Data
            b. PowerPoint: Introduction to the Analysis and Use of Data

3. Community Assessments & Strategic Planning
        I. Community Needs Assessment Guide
       II. Community Needs Assessment Forms
      III. (This space reserved for Arkansas DHS OCS CSBG Strategic Planning Guidance, TBA)

4. Organizational Standards
         I. CSBG Organizational Standards
        II. Organizational Standards Glossary
       III. Organizational Standards and ROMA – A Crosswalk
       IV. Self-Assessment Tool – Private CSBG Eligible Entities
        V. Organizational Standards – Calendar of Required Actions
       VI. Community Action Agency Boards of Directors and the CSBG Organizational Standards
      VII. Organizational Standards – Calendar of Board Actions
      VIII. Links to Technical Assistance Guides
            Category 1 – Consumer Input & Involvement
            Category 2 – Community Engagement
            Category 3 – Community Assessment
            Category 4 – Organizational Leadership
            Category 5 – Board Governance
            Category 6 – Strategic Planning
            Category 7 – Human Resource Management
            Category 8 – Financial Operations and Oversight
            Category 9 – Data and Analysis

5. Additional Resources
      I. CAPLAW FAQ – Working with an Elected Public Official’s Representative on the Tripartite Board