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CSBG IS Survey
Since 1987, NASCSP has been responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data pertaining to the CSBG program. Available on this website, you will find all of the resources needed to effectively and accurately report on the programs and services provided by the Community Action Network in the Community Services Block Grant Information Systems Survey.

Data Submission Deadline Extended
On February 17, 2017, OCS released Action Transmittal 2017-01 on the Submission of Module 1 of the CSBG Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. This Action Transmittal notifies States that Module 1 is expected to be available in OLDC on February 28, 2017 and the deadline for submission of Module 1 in OLDC received a one-time extension from March 31, 2017 to  April 7, 2017. The due date for submission of the CSBG IS to NASCSP is also extended to April 7, 2017.

FY 2016

To download the CSBG IS Survey forms, click the links below:

FY 16 STATE Forms Sections A-D (PDF) (Word)
FY 16 Agency Forms Sections D-G (PDF) (Excel)
FY 16 NPI Forms (PDF) (Excel)
FY 16 All Forms (PDF)

Instructions & Helpful Tools

CSBG IS Sections A-G Instructions (PDF)– a guide designed to assist States in filling out the survey at the state level and in providing guidance to their local agencies in filling out the survey at the agency level.
CSBG IS NPI Instructions (PDF)- a manual intended to help States and local agencies organize and report the results of their efforts using a standard set of National Performance Indicators (NPIs).
2016 CSBG IS Survey Tips and FAQs- Answers to common questions regarding the completion of the CSBG IS.

National Performance Indicators Quick Reference List - (XML)– A quick reference list of the National Performance Indicators (NPIs).

Lexicon (PDF)- a document that provides definitions and clarification related to phrases commonly used by state and local managers of CSBG funded programs.


Webinar: CSBG Data Submission Process for Fiscal Year 2016

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:00-3:30 PM ET

Slides | Recording - The webinar will provide information on the new data submission processes this year. This overview will highlight reporting in Module 1 in OLDC, an overview on the reporting process in the CSBG IS, and the data cleaning process. This webinar will be geared toward states.

Webinar: Preparing to Complete Module 1 of the CSBG Annual Report

Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:30-5:00 PM ET | Presented by NASCSP and OCS

Slides | Recording - Module 1, State Administration will be due in the On-Line Data Collection (OLDC) System on April 7, 2017. This webinar will highlight specific sections in Module 1 and help you prepare for submission. This webinar will be geared toward states

Webinar: Preparing for Module 1 Submission in OLDC

Monday, February 27, 2017 3:00-4:30 PM ET | Presented by NASCSP and OCS

Slides | Recording  - Module 1 is expected to be available in OLDC on March 2, 2017. Join OCS and NASCSP for a demo and overview of how to submit your responses.


Other Tools & Resources

View materials from past years in our archive. Additionally, the following CSBG IS Survey resources and training guides are also available to support completion of IS:
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