Strategies for Board Engagement - Tapping into the Low-income Board Sector

Created in partnership with Community Action Angels New York.

In this course, NYSCAA’s CEO Jackie Orr, begins with a brief overview of the Tripartite Board. Pat Standish, Founder of Community Action Angels, NY, then introduces the different types of representatives from the low-income sector. This is followed by an interview with four board members from the low-income sector. Complete the final quiz to get your certificate!

In This Training

You will increase your knowledge and confidence in the roles and responsibilities of a Community Action Agency (CAA) Board Member. This training is designed for new CAA board members to build a common knowledge base. The primary focus of this course is compliance. Once you establish this common knowledge base, you are encouraged to complete additional training on topics such as theory of change, fundraising, succession planning, and further board assessment and development. We will cover key CAA board concepts including Community Service Block Grant (CSBG)  board structure, financial considerations, conflicts of interest, relevant legal standards, and organizational standards.