Community Action Partnership of North Alabama


About Us

Community Action Partnership of North Alabama (The Partnership) is a leading non-profit partner organization in North Alabama that is committed to reducing or eliminating the causes and consequences of poverty. This is achieved through various programs created by The Partnership, as well as through strategic partners with other non-profit organizations.

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Community Action Partnership of North Alabama is a member of the national Community Action Partnership network.  Community Action Partnership is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that provides technical assistance, training, and other resources to Community Action Agencies, nonprofit and public groups funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federal program that allocates funding to states to combat poverty across the United States.

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Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports include statistical results, programmatic outcomes and information related to the Board of Directors.  Personal stories feature personal success stories within our programs that demonstrate the importance of our commitment to reducing or eliminating the causes and consequences of poverty for families and communities.

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Financial statements for all programs are included in the annual audits and financial statements of the agency.

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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors represent the public, private and community sectors of our three-county core service area.  Our Board members and advisors are selected from a wide variety of vocations and leadership roles and serve the agency to the highest ability to ensure our mission, vision, and values are fulfilled at all times.

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Our History

The Partnership celebrated its 50th anniversary in August of 2015 as a Community Action Agency.  Our History provides a look back at the changes and growth that have occurred over the last 50+ years, including name changes, partnerships and program expansions.

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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission, Vision, and Values are who we are and drive not only what we do but how and why we do what we do.  

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Standards of Conduct 

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Code of Conduct


Partnership Statement on the Respectful Treatment of Others

Community Action Partnership of North Alabama strives toward the mission of reducing or eliminating the causes and consequences of poverty for families and communities in need. In our efforts to achieve our mission, it is our duty to serve all families and communities in need regardless of their race, ethnicity, status or beliefs.  As an agency, we are an equal opportunity employer and strive to hire those who are respectful of others regardless of their personal beliefs or points of view.  The Partnership will not and does not tolerate mistreatment and/or disrespect of others and will continue to treat all with dignity and respect.

-Tim A. Thrasher, CEO

United Way Campaign

Each year The Partnership participates in the United Way campaign to help support United Way agencies in our service area.   Visit the United Way Campaign page and see how United Way agencies across Morgan County are making a difference.  And follow our campaign via #UWCAPOFNAL for updates and fun facts.

United Way 2017


Community Needs and Resources Assessment

Every three years, The Partnership conducts a Community Needs and Resources Assessment (CNRA) in accordance with Organizational Standards.  The CNRA collections information from communities served and drives the agency's strategic plan for programmatic decision-making.  The most recent CNRA was conducted in 2017, and presented to and accepted by the Board of Directors on August 23, 2018.