Cumberland Community Action Program News

Corporate - Accountability & Affiliations

Transparency and accountability are among CCAPís highest priorities to ensure that we continue to be good stewards of our funders and our community. Monitoring and auditing by external organizations and government agencies has become part of our culture; but we take it a step farther and consistently engage in self-monitoring and evaluation across all programs. Thatís why we know we are the best at what we do, and it shows.

Through accreditation recognition, Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc. and its programs demonstrate proficiency in management practices as well as exceptional proficiency in standards specific to an industry. Being endorsed and applauded by our stakeholders and affiliations does not serve to boost our egos, rather to give you continued confidence in our ability to invest in individuals and families that will strengthen and grow our community. And that is what we are all about at CCAPóaffecting real, positive change where we work, live and play.

Success is pervasive in our culture from the Head Start bus driver all the way to the CEO. We accept nothing less than perfection; and, just in case you donít believe us, here are a few people who endorse CCAP and can testify to our achievement.

CCAP is part of a national network of more than 1,000 community action agencies through the Community Action Partnership. As such, CCAP ensures it has a vital link to state and federal organizations both public and private that can have an effect on the issues that affect our clients and program participants.

Certifications & Accreditations

Through accreditation recognition, Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc. (CCAP), demonstrates proficiency in management practices as well as exceptional proficiency in standards specific to an industry.

CCAP is part of a national network of more than 1,000 community action agencies through the Community Action Partnership. As such, CCAP ensures it has a vital link to state and federal organizations both public and private that can have an effect on the issues that affect our clients and program participants.

Agency Accreditations

  • Council on Accreditation
  • National Association for the Education of the Young Child

Agency Certifications:

  • US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Head Start (OHS), Region IV
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • National Foundation for Credit Counseling
  • State of North Carolina, Community Housing Development
  • City of Fayetteville, Community Housing Development
  • County of Cumberland, Department of Health
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS)
  • NCDHHS-Division of Child Development/ STAR-rated licensing

Agency Professional and Organizational Affiliations:

  • Head Start Association
  • NC Center for Non-profits
  • NC Office of the Attorney General
  • NC Office of Economic Opportunity
  • Fayetteville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce
  • Fayetteville-Cumberland County Chamber of CommerceóMilitary Affairs Committee
  • North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks
  • Partnership For Children of Cumberland County
  • Cumberland Financial Literacy Committee
  • Southeastern Community Action Association
  • North Carolina Community Action Association
  • Community Action Partnership
  • National Association for State Community Services Programs

Agency Monitoring and Auditing Bodies (Public and Private):

  • CACFP
  • OEO
  • Office of Head Start
  • Feeding America
  • USDA
  • NCDA
  • ARRA
  • US Office of Inspectors General
  • US Government Accountability Office
  • US Office of Management and Budget
  • US Department of Labor
  • NC Department of Labor
  • US Department of Energy

Staff Credentials, Experience

It comes as no surprise that in order to be the best, we hire the best. We take great pride in having a highly qualified, accomplished staff with a proven track record of success. Our senior leadership team have all earned or are working towards the completion of a Masterís degree in their field. The results of a recent elective employee survey indicate that some 51% of responding employees have earned a Bachelorís degree; some 12% hold a Masterís degree; and another 32% have completed an Associateís degree or obtained some college education. Additionally, some 11% of these individuals have indicated that they have studied internationally.