The Planning Division is dedicated to meeting the following four objectives in its daily activities:
- Strategic Planning in the agency and in community provide direction and purpose for programs, services, and activities within education & wealth building, advocacy, community organizing, and agency capacity building [collection, orientation, monitoring, analyzing and reporting on program strategies, outcomes and societal data, economic and environmental perceptions, Blueprint to end poverty, creating measurable outcomes and tracking progress]
- Capacity Building of staff, board, and community includes training and technical assistance opportunities that enhance and expand knowledge, skills, and awareness of poverty issues, develop strategies to end poverty; and create new opportunities for service deliveries and agency growth [for staff, board, and community, Community Action Academy, ROMA outcomes management, collaborations, Request for Funding processes, community dialogues, self-sufficiency calculator, President’s Volunteer Award].
- Evaluation and Monitoring of sub-contractors, in-house programs, and community efforts [tracking site-visits, customer satisfaction surveys, community report cards, demographic profiles, including fiscal and programmatic evaluation, trend analysis].
- Research and Development identify the most effective, efficient program strategies and best practices to end poverty through primary and secondary data [agency fund development, community assessments, data collection, demonstration programs, return on investment].
2013-2015 STRATEGIC PLAN
The Strategic Plan was adopted by the Community Action Commission to chart the course of the Agency through 2015. The plan is aligned with the Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) process which guides the planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting at CAP Riverside. Desired outcomes have been identified, and the Strategic Plan was developed to reach those outcomes. Learn more by viewing the document in the link below.
COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN
CAP Riverside has conducted a county-wide needs assessment, distributing 8,178 surveys to low-income Riverside County residents regarding the situation of poverty in Riverside County. This survey formed the basis of the 2014-2015 Community Action Plan, which is required by law to be submitted every two years. This document describes how CAP Riverside will address these needs over the next two years.
The 2014/2015 Community Action Plan may be accessed at the links below: