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23
Apr.

Click here to read the CSBG Dear Colleague Letter Updates on Accountability and Performance Management and the OMB Omni Circular!


7
Apr.

Click here to read the OCS CSBG Dear Colleague Organizational Standards IM Draft! Comment period extended to April 25, 2014.


18
Mar.

FACA announces the following upcoming trainings listed below:
Click here to register for the Professional Development for Administrative/Clerical Support Staff Training rescheduled to April 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for The Essentials of Supervision Training rescheduled to April 3, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!


13
Mar.

"OCS Dear Colleague Letter on State and Federal Draft Performance Measures" is now available with "Draft State Accountability Measures" for review and feedback by emailing CSBG-Feedback@Urban.org!


28
Feb.

FACA announces the 34th Annual Training Conference, May 13-16, 2014, Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida. Guestrooms have been blocked at a rate of $119 single/double. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-627-8258 group code Florida Association for Community Action 2014 Annual Meeting. The rate cutoff date April 18, 2014.
Click here to download the Pre-Conference Human Services Leadership Institute flyer!
Click here to Register for the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference!
Click here to submit an Ad or be a Sponsor at the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference!
Click here to be an Exhibitor at the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference!
Click here to download the 2014 FACA Storyboard Competition Information & Form!
Click here to download the 2014 Basket Raffle Form!!
Click here to submit a FACA 34th Annual Training Conference Presentation Proposal!
Click here for the Save the Date!
Click here to download the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference Volunteer of the Year Award Nomination form and Submission Guidelines!
Click here to download the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference Self Sufficiency Award Nomination form and Submission Guidelines!
Click here to download the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference Community Action Agency of the Year Award Nomination form and Submission Guidelines!


25
Feb.

NASCSP ROMA Next Gen Center of Excellence releases ROMA Pilot Results from Missouri, North Carolina and Washington.
Click here to read the report ROMA Bundled Services Case Delivery Study.


21
Feb.

FACA announces that the Professional Development for Administrative/Clerical Support Staff Training has been rescheduled for March 18, 2014 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida!


21
Feb.

FACA announces the Region III Community Needs Assessment & Planning Training April 23-24, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida!
This is a two (2) day training sponsored by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The primary focus will be on how to conduct community needs assessments, strategic planning and community action plan development. The training will be presented by the National Association for State Community Service Programs (NASCSP) and provided at no charge to thirty (30) attendees/participants from the following Community Action Agencies:
  1. Broward County Department of Human Services
  2. Coalition of Florida Farmworker Organization, Inc.
  3. Charlotte County Department of Human Services
  4. Immokalee Multicultural Multipurpose CAA
  5. Economic Opportunity Council of Indian River
  6. Lee County Department of Human Services
  7. Miami Dade CAHSD
  8. Palm Beach County CAA
  9. St. Lucie County Department of HS/Treasure Coast CSA
Click here to download the Announcement.
Click here to register for the Region III Community Needs Assessment & Planning Training.


21
Feb.

FACA announces the Region II Community Needs Assessment & Planning Training March 26-27, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
This is a two (2) day training sponsored by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The primary focus will be on how to conduct community needs assessments, strategic planning and community action plan development. The training will be presented by the National Association for State Community Service Programs (NASCSP) and provided at no charge to thirty (30) attendees/participants from the following Community Action Agencies:
  1. Agricultural & Labor Programs, Inc.
  2. Brevard County Dept. of HHS
  3. Hillsborough County HHS CAP
  4. Lake Community Action Agency
  5. Manatee Community Action Agency
  6. Mid Florida Community Services
  7. Pinellas Opportunity Council
  8. Orange County Community Action Division
  9. Osceola Council on Aging
  10. Sarasota County HHS
  11. Seminole County Community Assistance
  12. Volusia County Department of Community Services
Click here to download the Announcement.
Click here to register for the Region II Community Needs Assessment & Planning Training.


18
Feb.

FACA announces the Doctors for America Florida Bus Tour to raise awareness among the uninsured about the new health benefits and financial assistance now available!
Click on the Orlando Flyer for Orlando Tour Schedule.
Click on the Tampa Flyer for Tampa Tour Schedule.
Click on the Jacksonville Flyer for Jacksonville Tour Schedule.


18
Feb.

FACA announces the 34th Annual Training Conference, May 13-16, 2014, Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida.
Click here to Register for the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference!
Click here to submit an Ad or be a Sponsor at the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference!
Click here to be an Exhibitor at the FACA 34th Annual Training Conference!
Click here to submit a FACA 34th Annual Training Conference Presentation Proposal!
Click here for the Save the Date!


7
Jan.

FACA announces the Region I Community Needs Assessment & Planning Training January 28-30, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida!
This three (3) day free training is sponsored by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. It will focus on community needs assessments, strategic planning and community action plan development. The training will be presented by the National Association for State Community Service Programs (NASCSP) and provided at no charge to thirty (30) attendees/participants from the following six (6) Community Action Agencies:
      1. Capital Area CAA,
      2. Central Florida CAA,
      3. Community Action Program Committee,
      4. Northeast Florida CAA,
      5. Suwannee River EOC,
      6. Tri-County Community Council.
Click here to download the Announcement.
Click here to register for the Region I Community Needs Assessment & Planning Training.


19
Nov.

FACA announces the following upcoming trainings listed below:
Click here to download the Training Workshop Abstracts!
Click here to download the Hotel Room Block Information for the upcoming trainings!
Click here to register for the Valuing Diversity : A Window of Opportunity Training on April 17, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for The Essentials of Supervision Training rescheduled to April 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the Professional Development for Administrative/Clerical Support Staff Training rescheduled to April 3, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the Effective Case Management Training on January 31, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the From Norming to High Performing: A Practical Guide to Enhancing the Effectiveness of Nonprofit Boards Training on January 30, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the December 12th, 2013 Delivering Excellent Customer Service Training in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the December 11th, 2013 Delivering Excellent Customer Service Training in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the Effective Case Management Training on November 14, 2013 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to register for the Coaching and Counseling to Improve Employees’ Performance Training on October 17, 2013 in Orlando, Florida!


27
Sept.

FACA announces the 4th Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty on October 22nd, 2013 and the Florida CAA Executive Directors’ Meeting October 23rd, 2013 both hosted by the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency in Jacksonville, Florida!
Click here to download the 4th Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty Save the Date!
Click here to download the 4th Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty Sponsorship form!
Click here to download the 4th Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty Registration form!
Click here to download the Executive Directors’ Meeting Save the Date!
Click here to download the Executive Directors’ Meeting RSVP Form!

8
Aug.

Click here to download the Third Iteration of the White Paper Performance Management for Community Action released by the ROMA COE. Please note this version summarizes the key highlights from the ongoing national dialogue and more clearly outlines proposed reporting revisions.
Click here to download the Proposed CSBG Organizational Performance Standards & Implementation Framework Recommendations submitted to OCS by the Community Action Partnership on July 10, 2013!
Click here to download the Draft White Paper on Performance Management for Community Action developed by NASCSP in partnership with the National Alliance for Sustainable Communities and the National ROMA Peer-to-Peer Training Program!


1
Aug.

FACA announces the Florida NPTP Certified ROMA Trainers In-service Training September 23-24, 2013 in Orlando, Florida!
Click here to download the Save the Date.
Click here to Register.
Guest Rooms have been blocked at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Dr. in Orlando, Florida at the rate of $105 on September 23-25, 2013. The hotel cutoff date for this rate is September 2, 2013.

27
June

The Florida Public Service Commission honors its partnership with the Florida Association for Community Action for the month of June. It can be found on the PSC website under Hot Topics or Click on http://www.floridapsc.com/consumers/helpinghands.
Click here to see the flyer!
Click here to see the Press Release!

27
June

The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) ROMA Next Generation Center of Excellence (COE) releases the Performance Management in Community Action White Paper and Feedback Survey!
Click here to Download the WHITE PAPER!
Click here to Complete the White Paper Feedback SURVEY!

12
June

FACA announces Florida’s CAA Executive Directors Strategic Planning Retreat July 11-12, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida.
Click here to see the Invitation to Attend.
Click here to download the RSVP Form.
Click here to see the Agenda.

11
June

FACA FY2014 Board Meeting Schedule
Click here to download the schedule.


28
May

FACA is extending the deadline to accept applications until June 7, 2013 for the Statewide National Peer to Peer (NPtP) ROMA Train-the-Trainer Classroom Session to give all interested individuals the opportunity to become a Nationally Certified ROMA Trainer (NCRT). The Classroom session will be held July 16, 17, 18, 2013 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Dr. in Orlando, Florida. Guest Rooms have been blocked at the rate of $105 on July 15 – 19, 2013. The hotel cutoff date for this rate is July 1, 2013. Out of state participants are invited attend! See more details below!

17
May

FACA announces a Statewide National Peer to Peer (NPtP) ROMA Train-the-Trainer Classroom Session to give all interested individuals the opportunity to become a Nationally Certified ROMA Trainer (NCRT) and is accepting applications until May 31, 2013. Out of state participants are also invited attend! Please go to www.roma-nptp.org and click on the Application tab to complete the application on line.
For more information:
Click here to see the Invitation Memo to Potential Florida Trainers
Click here for Information on all Four Training and Certification Phases
Click here to see the General Agenda for the Classroom Session or Phase II of the Training and Certification process

14
May

Draft Organizational Performance Standards for Community Action
Click here to review the 2013 Draft Organizational Performance Standards for Community Action!

1
May

FACA announces ROMA Training May 21 thru 22 in Jacksonville
Click here to download the Save the Date
Click here to download the Agenda
Click here to Register


20
Mar.

FACA announces the 33rd Annual Training Conference – May 7-10, 2013 in Miami, FL - More information coming soon!!!
Click here to Register for the 2013 FACA Annual Training Conference!
Click here to be a Sponsor or Advertiser for the 2013 FACA Annual Training Conference!
Click here to be an Exhibitor for the 2013 FACA Annual Training Conference!
Click here to Submit a 2013 FACA Annual Training Conference Presentation Proposal!
Click here to place your Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel Reservations for the 2013 FACA Conference!
Click here to download the 2013 FACA Community Action Agency of the Year Award Nomination form and Submission Guidelines!
Click here to download the 2013 FACA Self Sufficiency of the Year Award Nomination form and Submission Guidelines!
Click here to download the 2013 FACA Volunteer of the Year Award Nomination form and Submission Guidelines
Click here to download the 2013 FACA Storyboard Competition Information & Form!
Click here to download the 2013 FACA Basket Raffle Form!


11
Feb.

The March 5 thru 6 ROMA Training in Orlando has been rescheduled for April 3 thru 4.
Click here to register or for more information.


8
Feb.

FACA announces the 2013 Community Action Day at the Florida Capitol
For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement
Click here to Download the Registration Form


16
Jan.

FACA announces ROMA Training February 5 thru 6 in Jacksonville
Click here to register or for more information.


3
Jan.

The Florida Association for Community Action is proud to announce its first series of free training webinars for the Florida Community Action Network in partnership with Bouchard Insurance beginning on February 1, 2013.
The Workers Compensation Webinar is now open for registration to be followed by future free webinars focused on topics such as Managing Risks, Wellness, Disaster Planning & Recovery, and a Human Resources related Series to include The Hiring Process, Documentation and Discharge, Performance Management, Employment Law for Managers, and Effective Communication.
We are very excited to offer this free training opportunity to our membership and thank Bouchard Insurance for their support and partnership in this effort. Please follow the instructions below to complete your registration by Friday, January 18, 2013. Happy New Year!
Click here for more information


10
Dec.

2012–2013 FACA Board Meeting Schedule
Click here for more information


6
Dec.

FACA announces its 2012–2015 Strategic Plan for Sustainability Outcomes
Click here for more information


16
Nov.

FACA announces Step Up for Student Scholarships!
Click here for more information


19
Oct.

It’s official…………..the FACA Office is moving! As of November 1, 2012 our office will be located in the Woodcrest Office Park. Our new address will be: 325 John Knox Road, Building F, Suite 210, Tallahassee, FL 32303
We will be packing up on October 29-30 and physically moving on October 31. We invite you to stop by and see us there on your next Tallahassee visit!


18
Oct.

FACA announces the 2nd FACA sponsored State Pathways Training on November 6-7 in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida at the Shores Resort & Spa.
Click here for more information!


2
Oct.

FACA announces the 3rd Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty on October 26 in Orlando, Florida at the FAMU College of Law.

For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement
Click here to download the 3rd Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty Registration form!
Click here to download the 3rd Annual Florida Symposium on Poverty Sponsorship form!


28
June

FACA announces ROMA Training July 10 thru 11 in Jacksonville
To register or for more information Click here


19
Apr.

FACA announces the 32nd Annual Training Conference – May 15-18, 2012 in Tampa, FL - More information coming soon!!!
Click here to download the 2012 FACA Annual Training Conference Preliminary Schedule!
Click here to join us for an “Evening at the Hard Rock!
Click here to download the 2012 FACA Conference Basket Raffle Information & Form!
Click here to download the 2012 FACA Storyboard Competition Information & Form!
FACA releases 2012 Community Action Agency of the Year Award Information - Click here to download Nomination Form and Submission Guidelines!
FACA releases 2012 Self-Sufficiency Award Information - Click here to download Nomination Form and Submission Guidelines!
FACA releases 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award Information - Click here to download Nomination Form and Submission Guidelines!
Click here to place your Embassy Suites Hotel Reservations for the 2012 FACA Conference!
Click here to register for the 2012 FACA Annual Training Conference!
Click here to be a Sponsor or Advertiser for the 2012 FACA Annual Training Conference!
Click here to be an Exhibitor for the 2012 FACA Annual Training Conference!
Click here to Submit a 2012 FACA Annual Training Conference Presentation Proposal!


28
Dec.

FACA announces the 2012 Community Action Day at the Florida Capitol – to Register Click here - More information coming soon!!!
FACA Group Rates are available at Hotel Duval 415 North Monroe Street · Tallahassee, Florida 32301 USA. Click here to make a Single Reservation or
Click here to make a Double Reservation. Guest may also call in reservations at 1.888.717.8854 and request the FACA Community Action group rate. The rate will be available until January 26th, 2012. Reservations received after this date will be subject to the hotel rate.


9
Dec.

FACA announces ROMA Training - January 31 thru February 1 in Jacksonville!
To register or for more information Click here.


8
Sept.

FACA announces the 2nd Florida Symposium on Poverty on October 6 in Miami, Florida!

For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement
Click here for online registration and more information
Click here to view the press release


19
Aug.

FACA announces Family Development Trainings have been cancelled.


15
Aug.

FACA announces Regional Fiscal Management Trainings to be offered in Tallahassee, Orlando, and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale September 19, 21 & 23!

For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement

To register or for more information on the Tallahassee location Click here
To register or for more information on the Orlando location Click here
Guestrooms have been blocked by the Florida Association for Community Action at the Holiday Inn-In the Walt Disney World Resort for September 20 at a rate of $85. Reservations can be made by clicking on the following link Fiscal Management Training or by calling 1-800-HOLIDAY and referring to group code FAA. Cutoff Date is September 8. A daily parking charge of $10 for self parking or $16 for valet will apply.
To register or for more information on the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale location Click here


15
Aug.

FACA announces the 2nd Florida Symposium on Poverty on October 6 in Miami, Florida!

For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement
Click here to Download the Registration Form


26
July

FACA announces ROMA Training August 16 thru 17 in Jacksonville

To register or for more information Click here.
Guestrooms have been blocked by the Florida Association for Community Action at the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk, August 15-17 at a rate of $85. For Reservations please call 904-421-4478 or 866-845-8862. Cutoff Date August 8. Complimentary overnight self parking.



28
June

Download the FACA 31st Annual Training Conference Handouts

Click here for Gene Nichol's Keynote Speech
CLICK HERE to download Whose Money Is It Anyway (ppt)
CLICK HERE to download Using Outcomes Promote Sustainability
CLICK HERE to download Strategic Planning for Non-profits Participants
CLICK HERE to download Strategic Planning for Non-profits Participants (ppt)
CLICK HERE to download the Sample Vision Statements
CLICK HERE to download the Communication Action Plan Model
CLICK HERE to download the Sample Strategic Work Plan Form
CLICK HERE to download the Strategic Planning Handout Sample Mission Statements
CLICK HERE to download the North Carolina Rural Fund for Development Strategic Work Plan
CLICK HERE to download the Strategic Planning Project Form
CLICK HERE to download the Florida ROMA for Boards Participant Manual
CLICK HERE to download the GPRA 2010 Update (ppt)
Click here to download the Brick by Brick Leadership Training Handout
Click here to download the Hire and Retain the BEST Staff Training Handout


17
June

Check out our new FACA Orientation Video

Click here to find out more about the Florida Association for Community Action and how we utilize American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.


16
June

Florida "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency Videos

Click here to Check out the Hillsborough County "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency video sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Hillsborough County "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency video sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Hillsborough County "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency videos sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Hillsborough County "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency videos sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Miami-Dade County "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency videos sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Manatee "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency videos sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Manatee "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency videos sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.
Click here to Check out the Manatee "Fulfilling the Promise" Community Action Agency videos sponsored by FACA with ARRA funding from the US Department of HHS Office of Community Services.


12
Apr.

FACA announces THE 31st ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE

Click here for the 2011 Preliminary Conference Schedule
For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement
CLICK HERE to Submit a Conference Request for Presentation Proposal
Click here to Register for the 31st Annual Training Conference
Click here to be a Sponsor or purchase an Ad for the 31st Annual Training Conference
Click here to be an Exhibitor at the 31st Annual Training Conference
Click here for information and the nomination form for the CAA of the Year Award
Click here for information and the nomination form for the FACA Self-Sufficiency Award
Click here for information and the nomination form for the FACA Volunteer of the Year Award
Click here for the 2011 FACA Conference Basket Raffle Information and Form
Click here for the 2011 FACA Conference Storyboard Competition Information and Form


 
12
Jan.

FACA announces THE 2011 COMMUNITY ACTION DAY AT THE FLORIDA CAPITOL

For more information please click on the Save the Date Announcement
Click here to Download the Registration Form


 
9
Dec.

FACA announces PARTNERSHIP WITH TRACFONE/SAFELINK WIRELESS

For more information please click on the Announcement , Overview or FAQs .    If your agency would like to receive applications for distribution to customers contact us at (850) 224-4774 or (877) 376-1905


  

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