CSBG Acronyms 

Below are commonly used acronyms encountered in the Wyoming Community Action Network and in  Federal Programs. 

211 Wyoming 211 resource referral program

ABE Adult Basic Education 

ACF Administration for Children and Families 

AFI Assets for Independence 

AMI Area Median Income 

BOD Board of Directors (Tripartite Board) 

CAA Community Action Agency 

CAP60 Data collection and case management software used by CAAs and CAPs

CAP Community Action Program 

CAPLAW Community Action Program Legal Services, Inc 

CBO Community Based Organization

CCAP Child Care Assistance Program  

CCDBG Child Care Development Block Grant 

CDBG Community Development Block Grant 

CED Community Economic Development 

CNA Community Needs Assessment 

CoC Continuum of Care 

COE Federal Centers of Excellence 

COG Council of Government 

CSBG Community Services Block Grant

CTC Child Tax Credit sometimes used as ACTC - Advance Child Tax Credit (2021) 

DFS Wyoming Department of Family Services

DOE Department of Energy 

DOL Department of Labor 

EITC Earned Income Tax Credit 

ERAP Emergency Rental Assistance Program

ESG Emergency Solutions Grant, formerly the Emergency Shelter Grant Program 

ESL English as a Second Language 

EZ/EC Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities  

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Administration  

FPL Federal Poverty Level 

FTE Full-Time Equivalents (employees) 

GED General Equivalency Diploma 

HHS United States Department of Health and Human Services

HMIS Homeless Management Information System 

HUD United States Department of Housing and Urban Development 

IDA Individual Development Accounts (Matched Savings Programs) 

IM Information Memorandum 

JOLI Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals Program 

LIHEAP Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 

LIWAP Low Income Water Assistance Program

MATF Monitoring and Assessment Task Force 

MCSA Multi-County Service Agency 

MIS Management Information Systems 

MOU Memorandum of Understanding 

NASCSP National Association for State Community Services Programs  

NCAF National Community Action Foundation 

NCAP National Community Action Partnership

NGOs Non Governmental Organizations

NPOs Non-Profit Organizations 

OCS Office of Community Services 

OIG Office of Inspector General 

OJT On-the-Job Training 

OMB Office of Management and Budget 

ROMA Results-Oriented Management and Accountability ROMA NG ROMA Next Generation 

RPIC Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia 

RSVP Retired Seniors Volunteer Program 

SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 

SS Social Security 

SSBG Social Services Block Grant 

SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance  

SSI Supplemental Security Income 

TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 

TEFAP Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program  

T/TA Training and Technical Assistance 

USDA United States Department of Agriculture  

USDOT United States Department of Transportation 

WIA Workforce Investment Act 

WIOA Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act 

WIC Women Infants and Children (USDA Nutrition Program) 

WX Weatherization/Low-income weatherization assistance program



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Sheridan WY 82801

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