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8/11 Request for Proposals for ROMA Services

Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties (OWBC) in Georgetown, TX, solicits bids for Training, Assessment, Consultation, and Access to Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) Trainers. See the RFP for ROMA services for details.

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12/8 RFP - Risk Assessment Policy Review and Development

The Community Action Corporation of South Texas (CACOST) completed an organization-wide, comprehensive risk assessment, with findings indicating areas that could pose potential risk for the agency. CACOST seeks proposals from vendors that have the knowledge and experience to mitigate current or potential risk via the creation of reasonable and appropriate policies and procedures. For those that are interested, please follow the link below. http://cacost.org/wordpress1/turnkey-clinic-rfp/

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11/21 WAP and CEAP BID INVITATION

Combined Community Action, Inc., Giddings, Texas is soliciting sealed bids from experienced construction firms relative to the installation of federally eligible Weatherization measures to dwellings of elderly, handicapped, and low-income individuals residing in its Weatherization 9-county service area including: Austin, Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Colorado, Fayette, Ft. Bend, Hays and Lee Counties and its Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program 5-county service area including: Austin, Bastrop, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties . Bid packages may be obtained in

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3/16 Woman Helped by Houston CAA

Impoverished Woman Moves from Subsidized Housing to Master’s Degree and Dream Job Read about it on the Office of Community Service’s website.

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10/1 Nat'l Weatherization Evaluations

The U.S. Department of Energy released the full results of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) evaluations covering program years 2008 and 2010. See the full reports on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s website under WAP Retrospective Evaluation and WAP Recovery Act Evaluation. The evaluations showed families very satisfied with the program and reporting many health and well-being benefits, such as: Fewer times when they paid utility bills instead of buying food – in fact, fewer households

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8/11 Weatherization Assistance Program Study Disputed

The U.S. Department of Energy has released comments disputing information contained in the recent study by the E2e Project. View the comments online.

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6/3 2014 State CSBG Fact Sheet

The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) has published state fact sheets for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2013 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) results. Access the Texas fact sheet online.

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12/30 2014 CSBG Annual Report Released

2014 CSBG annual report

The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) has published the 2014 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Annual Report, as well as Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) CSBG Highlights. The report features outcomes, statistics, and demographic data from over 1,000 Community Action Agencies nationwide.

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9/2 The Promise of Community Action

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

8/20 Economic Opportunity Act - 50 Year Anniversary

The Economic Opportunity Act, 50 Years Later: We Need Renewed Presidential Leadership Happy Anniversary, Community Action, a message from Jeannie Chaffin, Director of the Office of Community Services. Marking Five Decades of the Economic Opportunity Act Communities, Individuals, and the Long Fight Against Poverty

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