Community Programs Weekly

Community Programs Weekly

IHCDA continues to monitor the situation with COVID-19 in Indiana as circumstances change and additional information becomes available. To provide transparency and customer service, IHCDA will update this list with any new policies/procedures as they become available. These updates will be provided on a weekly basis for the foreseeable future.

IHCDA Updates

IHCDA's COVID-19 web page provides a list of our actions to date, and other important information during this critical time. 

Reminders for Subgrantees

IHCDA Updates

  • IHCDA will be closed June 2 for election day. There will be no partner call that day. We look forward to hearing from you all again on the 9th!

CSBG Updates

  • CSBG CARES Act contracts should be out this week.
  • IHCDA is looking for network feedback on initial 2021/2022 State Plan responses. That feedback can be provided via survey here, preferably by Monday, June 8 at 5pm Eastern Time.

EAP Updates

  • Governor Holcomb has extended eviction and utility shutoff moratoriums, currently set to expire on June 4, to June 30. Here is a link to the Executive Order.
  • Please evaluate your current year funding needs and submit amendment requests according to the procedure outlined in the manual.


  • Building Readiness: Reopening Our Doors - This new resource from CAPLAW released today addresses many of the questions on the forefront of Community Action Agencies’ planning efforts in the wake of COVID-19.

  • Additional testing sites will open around the state as part of Indiana’s large-scale testing effort for COVID-19. Locations and registration have been added to the COVID-19 testing map at
  • The National Community Action Foundation (NCAF) has created a video series entitled "Community Action Together,"  Each episode will feature David Bradley in conversation with a Community Action Agency (CAA) from around the country to hear more about their agency's community and response to the current health and economic crises.

COVID-19 and Census 2020

Agencies are encouraged to continue outreach to ensure their clients are counted in the 2020 Census. Given the impact that COVID-19 is having on in-person interactions, agencies should direct their clients to the online questionnaire here: Additional resources related to the Census can be found below:

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