Office of Community Services; Program Announcement for Assets for Independence Demonstration Program Grants, 69771 [05-22799]

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The program announcement concerning the application procedures for the Assets for Independence Demonstration Program grants VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:38 Nov 16, 2005 Jkt 208001 published on February 9, 2005 in Volume 70, Federal Register, pages 6879—6888 is hereby modified. The amendment modifies the application receipt requirements. 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 Demonstration Program. The announcement appeared in Volume 70, pages 6879–6888 of the Federal Register. This document announces a change in the application receipt requirements. To be considered timely for all application due dates, applications now must be received at the OCS Operations Center no later than the due dates. The Program Announcement for Assets for Independence Demonstration Program is a standing announcement. It is effective until canceled or changed by the Office of Community Services (OCS). Applicants may submit applications at any time throughout the year. OCS will review and make funding decisions about applications submitted by any of three due dates: March 15, June 15, and November 1. (If a date falls on a weekend, the due date will be the following Monday.) For example, starting in mid-March annually, OCS will review all applications submitted November 2 through March 15. Starting in early June, OCS will review all applications submitted March 16 through June 15. And, starting in early November, OCS will review all applications submitted June 16 through November 1. Unsuccessful applicants may submit a new application in any succeeding application period. (1) Under Section IV.3. Submission Dates and Times Please Delete the following: Explanation of Due Dates The closing time and date for receipt of applications is referenced above. Mailed applications postmarked after the closing date will be classified as late. Deadline: Mailed applications shall be considered as meeting an announced deadline if they are either received on or before the deadline date or sent on or before the deadline date and received by ACF in time for the independent review referenced in Section IV.6. Applicants must ensure that a legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark or a legibly dated, machine produced postmark of a commercial service is affixed to the envelope/package containing the application(s). To be PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69771 acceptable of proof of timely mailing, a postmark from a commercial mail service must include the logo/emblem of the commercial mail service company from the applicant. Private Metered postmarks shall not be acceptable as proof of timely mailing. (Applicants are cautioned that express/overnight mail services do not always deliver as agreed.) Please Replace the deleted paragraphs under Section IV.3. Submission Dates and Times with the following: Explanation of Due Dates The closing time and date for receipt of applications is referenced above. Applications received after 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the closing date will be classified as late and will not be considered in the current competition. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that applications are mailed or submitted electronically well in advance of the application due date. (Applicants are cautioned that express/overnight mail services do not always deliver as agreed.) All information in this Notice of amendment is accurate and replaces information specified in the February 9, 2005 Notice. Announcement Availability: The Assets for Independence Demonstration 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 Demonstration 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: November 10, 2005. Josephine B. Robinson, Director, Office of Community Services. [FR Doc. 05–22799 Filed 11–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Community Services; Program Announcement for Assets for 
Independence Demonstration Program Grants

    Notice of amendment to the standing announcement for Assets for 
Independence Demonstration Program Grants, HHS-2005-ACF-OCS-EI-0053, 
CFDA 93.602, published on February 9, 2005.
AGENCY: Office of Community Services (OCS), Administration for Children 
and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of Amendment.

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    The program announcement concerning the application procedures for 
the Assets for Independence Demonstration Program grants published on 
February 9, 2005 in Volume 70, Federal Register, pages 6879--6888 is 
hereby modified. The amendment modifies the application receipt 
requirements.
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 Demonstration Program. The announcement 
appeared in Volume 70, pages 6879-6888 of the Federal Register. This 
document announces a change in the application receipt requirements. To 
be considered timely for all application due dates, applications now 
must be received at the OCS Operations Center no later than the due 
dates.
    The Program Announcement for Assets for Independence Demonstration 
Program is a standing announcement. It is effective until canceled or 
changed by the Office of Community Services (OCS). Applicants may 
submit applications at any time throughout the year. OCS will review 
and make funding decisions about applications submitted by any of three 
due dates: March 15, June 15, and November 1. (If a date falls on a 
weekend, the due date will be the following Monday.) For example, 
starting in mid-March annually, OCS will review all applications 
submitted November 2 through March 15. Starting in early June, OCS will 
review all applications submitted March 16 through June 15. And, 
starting in early November, OCS will review all applications submitted 
June 16 through November 1. Unsuccessful applicants may submit a new 
application in any succeeding application period.
    (1) Under Section IV.3. Submission Dates and Times
    Please Delete the following:
Explanation of Due Dates
    The closing time and date for receipt of applications is referenced 
above. Mailed applications postmarked after the closing date will be 
classified as late.
    Deadline: Mailed applications shall be considered as meeting an 
announced deadline if they are either received on or before the 
deadline date or sent on or before the deadline date and received by 
ACF in time for the independent review referenced in Section IV.6.
    Applicants must ensure that a legibly dated U.S. Postal Service 
postmark or a legibly dated, machine produced postmark of a commercial 
service is affixed to the envelope/package containing the 
application(s). To be acceptable of proof of timely mailing, a postmark 
from a commercial mail service must include the logo/emblem of the 
commercial mail service company from the applicant. Private Metered 
postmarks shall not be acceptable as proof of timely mailing.
    (Applicants are cautioned that express/overnight mail services do 
not always deliver as agreed.)
    Please Replace the deleted paragraphs under Section IV.3. 
Submission Dates and Times with the following:
Explanation of Due Dates
    The closing time and date for receipt of applications is referenced 
above. Applications received after 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the 
closing date will be classified as late and will not be considered in 
the current competition.
    Applicants are responsible for ensuring that applications are 
mailed or submitted electronically well in advance of the application 
due date.
    (Applicants are cautioned that express/overnight mail services do 
not always deliver as agreed.)
    All information in this Notice of amendment is accurate and 
replaces information specified in the February 9, 2005 Notice.
    Announcement Availability: The Assets for Independence 
Demonstration 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 Demonstration 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: November 10, 2005.
Josephine B. Robinson,
Director, Office of Community Services.
[FR Doc. 05-22799 Filed 11-16-05; 8:45 am]
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