Head Start Bureau; Unsolicited Proposal on Gubernatorial Leadership for Early Care and Education, 59760 [05-20555]

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The seventeen Mentoring Children of Prisoners Programs will be responsible for reconnecting or establishing new mentoring relationships with evacuated children of incarcerated persons in their new communities. In addition to the seventeen Mentoring Children of Prisoners Programs being funded, the Family and Youth Services Bureau is funding eleven Training and Technical Assistance providers that will provide specialized technical assistance to the Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program grantees in their respective regions. The eleven Training and Technical Assistance Providers are well VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 12, 2005 Jkt 208001 positioned to assist the seventeen Mentoring Children of Prisoners Programs in identifying children of incarcerated persons who are new to a community, developing a plan to provide them with mentoring support and coordinating services with other programs, Federal staff and their contractors. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis O. Porter, Director, Youth Development Division, Family and Youth Services Bureau, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Phone: 202–205–8102. Dated: October 6, 2005. Joan E. Ohl, Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families. [FR Doc. 05–20532 Filed 10–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Head Start Bureau; Unsolicited Proposal on Gubernatorial Leadership for Early Care and Education Head Start Bureau, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Award Announcement, 3 Year Unsolicited Application Project. AGENCY: CFDA#: The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 93.600. The title is Unsolicited Proposal on Gubernatorial Leadership for Early Care and Education. Legislative Authority: Grants to enhance collaboration efforts between Head Start and other early childhood providers are authorized by The Head Start Action (Pub. L. 05–285). Amount of Award: $600,000. Project Period: 11/1/05–10/31/08. Summary and Purpose: Notice is hereby given that the Head Start Bureau will award grant funds without competition to the National Governor’s Association Center for Best Practices. The grant is an unsolicited service grant award that is within legislative authorities and that proposes activities that may be lawfully supported through grant mechanisms. This application is of merit, and the project will have significant impact on State efforts to design, implement, and improve early childhood systems of care and education. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Head Start Bureau; Unsolicited Proposal on Gubernatorial 
Leadership for Early Care and Education

AGENCY: Head Start Bureau, Administration for Children and Families 
(ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Award Announcement, 3 Year Unsolicited Application Project.

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    CFDA#: The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 
for this program is 93.600. The title is Unsolicited Proposal on 
Gubernatorial Leadership for Early Care and Education.
    Legislative Authority: Grants to enhance collaboration efforts 
between Head Start and other early childhood providers are 
authorized by The Head Start Action (Pub. L. 05-285).

    Amount of Award: $600,000.
    Project Period: 11/1/05-10/31/08.
    Summary and Purpose: Notice is hereby given that the Head Start 
Bureau will award grant funds without competition to the National 
Governor's Association Center for Best Practices. The grant is an 
unsolicited service grant award that is within legislative authorities 
and that proposes activities that may be lawfully supported through 
grant mechanisms. This application is of merit, and the project will 
have significant impact on State efforts to design, implement, and 
improve early childhood systems of care and education.
    The National Governor's Association Center for Best Practices 
proposes to work with Governors to develop and implement new strategic 
early childhood plans in order to improve quality and coordination of 
early childhood care and education. The NGA Center will conduct an 
independent and confidential audit of existing early childhood efforts 
in four states, provide implementation recommendations to early 
childhood stakeholders, and publish and disseminate findings and 
recommendations to the broader policy community. The NGA Center has a 
history of work with Governors on special early childhood initiatives 
and has the capacity to take state coordination efforts to the highest 
level of policy and funding decision making. This unique approach will 
provide valuable information on effective strategies and improvements 
in quality and service delivery, yielding valuable information on early 
childhood investments for States and Federal programs.
    Contact for Further Information: Administration for Children and 
Families, Head Start Bureau, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447, 
Kiersten Beigel--(202) 260-4869, kbeigel@acf.hhs.gov.

    Dated: October 5, 2005.
Joan Ohl,
Commissioner, Head Start Bureau.
[FR Doc. 05-20555 Filed 10-12-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P