Community Action Agencies across the nation are mandated to utilize the Results-Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) planning model. HRDC utilizes the model as a tool to demonstrate both commitment and competence for assessing needs, creating plans, implementing plans and creating successful programs.
The ROMA model is a continuous cycle with one of the most instrumental pieces being the use of results or outcomes for evaluation of current programs. The Central Data Base (CDS) system used by HRDC is a means of collection of such data and reports outcomes specific to the service area. Data is reported to the State of Montana and forwarded to the National Association for State Community Services Programs on the Information Systems Report (IS Report) annually reflecting the progress in achieving goals, meeting objectives, and measuring results.
HRDC has sound implementation plans, rigorous data tracking, extensive fiscal controls and respectable programs and services amongst our clients and community. We maximize our funding dollars to ensure that the majority of funding is provided to direct service and maintain a less than 10 percent administrative cost.