OACAA Operations Statement, COVID-19

OACAA Operations Statement, COVID-19

Dear OACAA Members and Community Partners: As you are all aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted Ohioans this year—especially over the past week. First and foremost, I want to be sure that you are all staying safe and taking the recommended precautions...
Community Action Agencies and a global pandemic

Community Action Agencies and a global pandemic

Issues related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are rapidly changing. Every day, new information is released, meetings and events are canceled, and many have had to change ways in which they operate to comply with school closings and much more. Though many...
New Opportunities for Training and Technical Assistance in 2019

New Opportunities for Training and Technical Assistance in 2019

It has been busy here at OACAA so far in 2019! The staff has been working hard to position the Ohio Community Action Network for success between the hosting the winter conference, getting up to speed on the DeWine administration and everything in between. Although...
What is the Foundation Level Seminar Series, anyway?

What is the Foundation Level Seminar Series, anyway?

Like pyramids, organizations are only as strong as their foundational level. That foundation determines the size of the pyramid, if the pyramid stays straight, and to how high the pyramid can grow. In 2016, OACAA launched a seminar series for entry level and new...
Effective grant writing

Effective grant writing

Grant writing is the process of requesting funds from various sources, typically through a competition that requires submission of an application or proposal. Nonprofit organizations rely on this form of fundraising to support programs, agency operations or other...