Office of Community Services Announcement for Assets for Independence Program Grants, 33905-33906 [05-11584]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 111 / Friday, June 10, 2005 / Notices Thursday, May 12, 2005, Volume 70, Number 91, pages 25075–25079. The notice is amended as follows: Page 25076, first column, Letter of Intent Deadline, delete June 13, 2005, and replace with August 15, 2005. Page 25076, first column, Application Deadline, delete June 27, 2005, and replace with August 31, 2005. Page 25076, third column, Fiscal Year Funds, delete 2005, and replace with 2006. Page 25076, third column, Anticipated Award Date, delete August 31, 2005, and replace with November 30, 2005. Page 25077, third column, LOI Deadline Date, delete June 13, 2005, and replace with August 15, 2005. Page 25077, third column, Application Deadline Date, delete June 27, 2005, and replace with August 31, 2005. Page 25079, first column, Award Date, delete August 31, 2005, and replace with November 30, 2005. Dated: June 2, 2005. William P. Nichols, Director, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 05–11524 Filed 6–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Prospective Grant of Exclusive License: Diagnostics of Fungal Infections Technology Transfer Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i) that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Technology Transfer Office, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is contemplating the grant of a worldwide, limited field of use, exclusive license to practice the inventions embodied in the patent application referred to below to AerovectRx (AVRX), Corporation having a place of business in Norcross, Georgia. The patent rights in these inventions have been assigned to the government of the United States of America. The patent applications to be licensed are: PCT/US02/7973 entitled ‘‘Systems and Methods for Aerosol Delivery of Agents,’’ filed 03.13.2002; and, PCT/US03/019684 entitled ‘‘Mixing Vial,’’ filed 06.20.2003. VerDate jul<14>2003 17:22 Jun 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 Status: Pending. Issue Date: N/A. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Technology: This technology adds a new way to deliver vaccines, specifically in mass immunization campaigns. Requests for a copy of this patent application, inquiries, comments, and other materials relating to the contemplated license should be directed to Andrew Watkins, Director, Technology Transfer Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K–79, Atlanta, GA 30341, telephone: (770) 488–8610; facsimile: (770) 488–8615. Applications for a license filed in response to this notice will be treated as objections to the grant of the contemplated license. Only written comments and/or applications for a license which are received by CDC within sixty days of this notice will be considered. Comments and objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available for public inspection, and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. A Signed Confidential Disclosure Agreement (available under Forms at http://www.cdc.gov/tto) will be required to receive a copy of any pending patent application. ADDRESSES: Dated: June 1, 2005. James D. Seligman Associate Director for Program Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 05–11512 Filed 6–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [Program Announce No. ‘‘HHS–2005–ACF– OCS–EI–0053; CFDA 93.602] Office of Community Services Announcement for Assets for Independence Program Grants Office of Community Services (OCS), Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: Notice of an amendment to the announcement published on February 9, 2005, concerning the application process for Assets for Independence PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33905 Program grants. This document announces an additional closing date of July 15, 2005. It also announces two informational telephone conference calls about the Assets for Independence Program and the process for submitting a grant proposal. The program announcement concerning the application process for Assets for Independence Program grants published on February 9, 2005 in Volume 70, Federal Register, pages 6879–6888 is hereby modified. The announcement is modified by adding one additional application due date of July 15, 2005, and a notification of two informational telephone conference calls concerning the Assets for Independence Program and the process for submitting a grant proposal. SUMMARY: On February 9, 2005, the Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published an announcement seeking applications for the Assets for Independence Program. The announcement appeared in Volume 70, pages 6879–6888 of the Federal Register. This document announces one additional application due date of July 15, 2005, which is in addition to the three due dates listed in the February 9 standing announcement (March 15, June 15 and November 1). To be considered timely for this additional due date only, applications must be received at the OCS Operations Center by July 15. (For more details, see submission dates and times section below.) This document also announces two informational telephone conference calls concerning the Assets for Independence Program and the process for submitting a grant application. Submission Dates and Times: The new additional closing date for the Assets for Independence Program is July 15, 2005. (This closing date is in addition to three other valid closing dates—March 15, June 15 and November 1—as noted in the current standing announcement.) Applications received after 4:30 p.m. eastern time on the July 15 closing date will be classified as late, and will not be reviewed this cycle. Deadline: Applications shall be considered as meeting an announced deadline if they are received on or before the due date. Applicants are responsible for ensuring applications are mailed or submitted electronically well in advance of the application due date. Applications hand carried by applicants, applicant couriers, other representatives of the applicant, or by overnight/express mail couriers shall be E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1 33906 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 111 / Friday, June 10, 2005 / Notices considered as meeting an announced deadline if they are received on or before the deadline date, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., eastern time, between Monday and Friday (excluding Federal holidays). ACF cannot accommodate transmission of applications by facsimile. Therefore, applications transmitted to ACF by fax will not be accepted regardless of date or time of submission and time of receipt. Receipt acknowledgement for application packages will not be provided to applicants who submit their package via mail, courier services, or by hand delivery. Applicants will receive an electronic acknowledgement for applications that are submitted via Grants.gov. Late Applications: Applications that do not meet the criteria above are considered late applications. ACF shall notify each late applicant that its application will not be considered in the current competition. Any application received after 4:30 p.m. eastern time on the deadline date will not be considered for competition. Applicants using express/overnight mail services should allow two working days prior to the deadline date for receipt of applications. Applicants are cautioned that express/overnight mail services do not always deliver as agreed. Extension of Deadlines: ACF may extend application deadlines when circumstances such as acts of God (floods, hurricanes, etc.) occur, or when there are widespread disruptions of mail service, or in other rare cases. A determination to extend or waive deadline requirements rests with the Chief Grants Management Officer. Other Submission Requirements: Submission by Mail: An applicant must provide an original application with all attachments, signed by an authorized representative and two copies. The application must be received at the address below by 4:30 p.m. eastern time on or before the closing date. Applications should be mailed to: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services’ Operations Center, 1515 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22209, Attention: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services, Assets for Independence Program. Hand Delivery: An applicant must provide an original application with all attachments signed by an authorized representative and two copies. The application must be received at the address below by 4:30 p.m. eastern time on or before the closing date. Applications that are hand delivered VerDate jul<14>2003 17:22 Jun 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 will be accepted between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. Applications should be delivered to: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services’ Operations Center, 1515 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22209; Attention: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services, Assets for Independence Program. Electronic Submission: http:// www.Grants.gov. Please see Section IV.2 Content and Form of Application Submission of the February 9 announcement, for guidelines and requirements when submitting applications electronically. Informational Conference Calls: The Office of Community Services will host two informational telephone conference calls concerning the Assets for Independence Program and the grant application process on June 20 and 21, 2005 at 2 p.m. until approximately 3 p.m. These calls will be open to all interested individuals. Please call the Office of Community Services on (202) 401–4626 or go to the OCS Asset Building Web site at http:// www.acf.hhs.gov to register for a call and for dial-in information. Participants are strongly encouraged to register, as the number of lines is limited. OCS plans to make handout materials available to all individuals who register for either of the informational calls. Announcement Availability: The Assets for Independence Program announcement and all application materials are available at http:// www.Grants.gov. Standard forms and certifications may also be found at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofs/ forms.htm. Finally, the OCS Asset Building Web site at http:// www.acf.hhs.gov/assetbuilding provides much information about the Assets for Independence Program and the application process. The page includes links to all required forms as well as to a guidebook for developing an AFI Project and applying for an AFI grant. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families ACYF/FYSB; Notice of Clarification for the FY 05 Community-Based Abstinence Education Program Announcement HHS–2005–ACF– ACYF–CE–0099, CFDA# 93.010 Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF), ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice of clarification. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Gatz, Manager, Assets for Independence Program, Telephone: (202) 401–4626 or e-mail: AFIProgram@acf.hhs.gov. An array of helpful information is posted on the OCS Asset Building Web site at http:// www.acf.hhs.gov/assetbuilding. SUMMARY: This notice is to inform interested parties of a clarification to the Community-Based Abstinence Education Announcement that was published on May 20, 2005. The following clarification must be noted: FYSB recognizes that abstinence education, as it has been so successfully implemented across the country, achieves a very beneficial impact on the development of youth in every aspect. Applicants should note that Community-Based Abstinence Education applications will only be evaluated on the extent to which they satisfy the specific eligibility criteria outlined in Section III. Eligibility and the evaluation criteria outlined in Section V.I Evaluation Criteria, which include an agency’s experience and commitment to Abstinence Education as defined by Section 510(b)(2) of Title V of the Social Security Act. Curricula developed or selected for implementation in the CommunityBased Abstinence Education grant program must be responsive to the eight elements of the Section 510 abstinence education definition (elements A through H) and may not be inconsistent with any aspect of this definition. For the purposes of this announcement, a Positive Youth Development approach shall mean programs that help young people to abstain from sexual activity until marriage. For further information about this clarification or any aspects thereof related to the Community-Based Abstinence Education program please contact Jeffrey Trimbath, Director, Abstinence Education, Family and Youth Services Bureau at 1–866–796– 1591. Dated: June 6, 2005. Josephine B. Robinson, Director, Office of Community Services. [FR Doc. 05–11584 Filed 6–9–05; 8:45 am] Dated: June 7, 2005. Wade F. Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 111 (Friday, June 10, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[Program Announce No. `` HHS-2005-ACF-OCS-EI-0053; CFDA 93.602]


Office of Community Services Announcement for Assets for 
Independence Program Grants

AGENCY: Office of Community Services (OCS), Administration for Children 
and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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    Notice of an amendment to the announcement published on February 9, 
2005, concerning the application process for Assets for Independence 
Program grants. This document announces an additional closing date of 
July 15, 2005. It also announces two informational telephone conference 
calls about the Assets for Independence Program and the process for 
submitting a grant proposal.
    The program announcement concerning the application process for 
Assets for Independence Program grants published on February 9, 2005 in 
Volume 70, Federal Register, pages 6879-6888 is hereby modified. The 
announcement is modified by adding one additional application due date 
of July 15, 2005, and a notification of two informational telephone 
conference calls concerning the Assets for Independence Program and the 
process for submitting a grant proposal.
SUMMARY: On February 9, 2005, the Office of Community Services, 
Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and 
Human Services published an announcement seeking applications for the 
Assets for Independence Program. The announcement appeared in Volume 
70, pages 6879-6888 of the Federal Register. This document announces 
one additional application due date of July 15, 2005, which is in 
addition to the three due dates listed in the February 9 standing 
announcement (March 15, June 15 and November 1). To be considered 
timely for this additional due date only, applications must be received 
at the OCS Operations Center by July 15. (For more details, see 
submission dates and times section below.)
    This document also announces two informational telephone conference 
calls concerning the Assets for Independence Program and the process 
for submitting a grant application.
    Submission Dates and Times: The new additional closing date for the 
Assets for Independence Program is July 15, 2005. (This closing date is 
in addition to three other valid closing dates--March 15, June 15 and 
November 1--as noted in the current standing announcement.) 
Applications received after 4:30 p.m. eastern time on the July 15 
closing date will be classified as late, and will not be reviewed this 
cycle.
    Deadline: Applications shall be considered as meeting an announced 
deadline if they are received on or before the due date. Applicants are 
responsible for ensuring applications are mailed or submitted 
electronically well in advance of the application due date.
    Applications hand carried by applicants, applicant couriers, other 
representatives of the applicant, or by overnight/express mail couriers 
shall be

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considered as meeting an announced deadline if they are received on or 
before the deadline date, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., 
eastern time, between Monday and Friday (excluding Federal holidays).
    ACF cannot accommodate transmission of applications by facsimile. 
Therefore, applications transmitted to ACF by fax will not be accepted 
regardless of date or time of submission and time of receipt.
    Receipt acknowledgement for application packages will not be 
provided to applicants who submit their package via mail, courier 
services, or by hand delivery. Applicants will receive an electronic 
acknowledgement for applications that are submitted via Grants.gov.
    Late Applications: Applications that do not meet the criteria above 
are considered late applications. ACF shall notify each late applicant 
that its application will not be considered in the current competition.
    Any application received after 4:30 p.m. eastern time on the 
deadline date will not be considered for competition.
    Applicants using express/overnight mail services should allow two 
working days prior to the deadline date for receipt of applications. 
Applicants are cautioned that express/overnight mail services do not 
always deliver as agreed.
    Extension of Deadlines: ACF may extend application deadlines when 
circumstances such as acts of God (floods, hurricanes, etc.) occur, or 
when there are widespread disruptions of mail service, or in other rare 
cases. A determination to extend or waive deadline requirements rests 
with the Chief Grants Management Officer.
    Other Submission Requirements: Submission by Mail: An applicant 
must provide an original application with all attachments, signed by an 
authorized representative and two copies. The application must be 
received at the address below by 4:30 p.m. eastern time on or before 
the closing date.
    Applications should be mailed to: Administration for Children and 
Families, Office of Community Services' Operations Center, 1515 Wilson 
Boulevard, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22209, Attention: Administration 
for Children and Families, Office of Community Services, Assets for 
Independence Program.
    Hand Delivery: An applicant must provide an original application 
with all attachments signed by an authorized representative and two 
copies. The application must be received at the address below by 4:30 
p.m. eastern time on or before the closing date. Applications that are 
hand delivered will be accepted between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. Applications should be 
delivered to: Administration for Children and Families, Office of 
Community Services' Operations Center, 1515 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 
100, Arlington, VA 22209; Attention: Administration for Children and 
Families, Office of Community Services, Assets for Independence 
Program.
    Electronic Submission: http://www.Grants.gov. Please see Section 
IV.2 Content and Form of Application Submission of the February 9 
announcement, for guidelines and requirements when submitting 
applications electronically.
    Informational Conference Calls: The Office of Community Services 
will host two informational telephone conference calls concerning the 
Assets for Independence Program and the grant application process on 
June 20 and 21, 2005 at 2 p.m. until approximately 3 p.m. These calls 
will be open to all interested individuals. Please call the Office of 
Community Services on (202) 401-4626 or go to the OCS Asset Building 
Web site at http://www.acf.hhs.gov to register for a call and for dial-
in information. Participants are strongly encouraged to register, as 
the number of lines is limited. OCS plans to make handout materials 
available to all individuals who register for either of the 
informational calls.
    Announcement Availability: The Assets for Independence Program 
announcement and all application materials are available at http://www.Grants.gov. Standard forms and certifications may also be found at 
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofs/forms.htm. Finally, the OCS Asset 
Building Web site at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/assetbuilding provides much 
information about the Assets for Independence Program and the 
application process. The page includes links to all required forms as 
well as to a guidebook for developing an AFI Project and applying for 
an AFI grant.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Gatz, Manager, Assets for 
Independence Program, Telephone: (202) 401-4626 or e-mail: 
AFIProgram@acf.hhs.gov. An array of helpful information is posted on 
the OCS Asset Building Web site at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/assetbuilding.

    Dated: June 6, 2005.
Josephine B. Robinson,
Director, Office of Community Services.
[FR Doc. 05-11584 Filed 6-9-05; 8:45 am]
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