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CSBG Annual Report Cleared by
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
The Office of Community Services (OCS) received
for a new CSBG Annual Report on January 12, 2017
. Additional information about the implementation of the CSBG Annual Report
is detailed in IM 152 CSBG Annual Report
, released by OCS on January 20, 2017. The new CSBG Annual Report will eventually replace the CSBG IS Survey. The new report will be implemented through a phased-in approach over two years.
April 7, 2017 Submission Date: States are required to submit Module 1 of the new CSBG Annual Report in OLDC and complete Sections E-G and the NPIs in the CSBG IS.
March 31, 2018 Submission Date: States are required to submit Module 1 of the new CSBG Annual Report in OLDC and complete Sections E-G and the NPIs in the CSBG IS.
March 31, 2019 Submission Date: States are required to submit Module 1-4 of the new CSBG Annual Report in OLDC and will no longer report in the CSBG IS.
FINAL CSBG Annual Report
– This pdf is the OMB cleared CSBG Annual Report and is unchanged from the version included in the second Federal Register Notice (FRN#2), 30-day comment period in November 2016.
Annotated CSBG Annual Report
–This detailed document provides line by line notations on which CSBG IS NPIs and Sections are included, expanded upon, or used to inform the CSBG Annual Report.
National Theory of Change
- The Theory of Change is intended to provide a graphic overview of the core principles, performance management framework, and services and strategies implemented and led by the network to achieve the goals of Community Action across the nation.
Module 1 Word Document
– Module 1, State Administration of the CSBG Annual Report is now available in a word document.
CSBG Data, Analysis, and Technical Assistance (DATA) Task Force
is the CSBG DATA Task Force?
The CSBG DATA Task Force will be convened by the National
Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) to assist the Office
of Community Services (OCS) and NASCSP in understanding and addressing the CSBG
Network’s data needs and the use of data for analysis and continual improvement
of results. The CSBG DATA Task Force will serve as a consultative body focused
on the transition from the CSBG IS Survey to the CSBG Annual Report, as well as
ongoing assistance in the implementation of the CSBG Annual Report. The task
force will consist of representatives from Community Action Agencies, State
CSBG Offices, Community Action Agency State Associations, National Partner
organizations and OCS.
process for the DATA Task Force ended on January 27, 2017. NASCSP received a
strong response from States, State Associations, and local CAAs and is
currently reviewing the applications. The DATA Task Force members will be
announced in February.
What is ROMA
ROMA Next Generation (NG) is a system for
continuous quality improvement to enable the network to measure, analyze and
ROMA NG will help Community Action at local,
state and national levels shift to a culture of continuous learning rather than
a compliance and reporting culture.
Ultimately, ROMA NG will help the CSBG Network
generate robust results for individuals with low-incomes and the communities
Theory of Change
The Theory of Change is intended to provide a graphic overview of the core principles, performance management framework, and services and strategies implemented and led by the network to achieve the goals of Community Action across the nation.
Why ROMA Next Generation
and Why Now?
ROMA Next Generation (NG) will improve results for individuals and families with low incomes and communities
A “complete package” of Local, State, and
NG allows for progress on data modernization, infrastructure, and capacity for
Positions CSBG and Community Action as model of
national performance management
How does ROMA NG Fit into ROMA?
To help prepare for the FRN#2 comment period, NASCSP and the Community Action Partnership
convened a small group of ROMA Practitioners in Washington, DC in September 2016 to provide the federal Office of Community Services (OCS) with information on possible solutions to the challenges noted in the FRN#1 feedback. You can view the materials that came out of the practitioners meeting here.
The ROMA practitioners working group
is facilitated NASCSP and the Community Action Partnership and is made up of
ROMA professionals from
community action agencies, state
agencies, and state associations
nation. Going forward the ROMA practitioners will:
- Identify solutions
problems and challenges
OCS and the Community Action Network for consideration
Move forward the
opportunity for Network engagement
on ROMA Next Gen
ROMA NG Workgroup
A ROMA NG Workgroup was convened in August 2015 to inform,
advise, and assist in the elements of ROMA Next Generation. This workgroup
included representatives from
community action agencies, state
agencies, state associations
, and national
partner organizations across the nation. Some of the ROMA NG
workgroup members are pictured below.
Pictured above are some of the members of the ROMA Next Generation Workgroup. From Left to Right: Jenae Bjelland, Executive Director, National Association for State Community Services,
Bill Brand, CSBG Administrator, Iowa Department of Human Rights,
Jeannie Chaffin, Director, Office of Community Services, U.S. DHHS,
Jim Masters, President, Center for Community Futures, Denise Harlow, CEO, Community Action Partnership,
Meg Power, Senior Advisor, National Community Action Foundation,
Eleanor Evans, Executive Director and General Counsel, Community Action Program Legal Services,
Barbara Mooney, Director, Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers,
Seth Hassett, Director, Division of State Assistance, U.S. DHHS, Office of Community Services,
Kate Blunt, Consultant, Federal Consulting Group.