Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, 52620-52621 [06-7474]

Download as PDF 52620 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 6, 2006 / Notices Docket No. 34921 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Edward J. Fishman, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP, 1601 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006–1600. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 28, 2006. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–14635 Filed 9–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Funding Opportunity Title: Change of Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) inviting applications for the FY 2007 Funding Round of the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program. Announcement Type: Change of certain dates and application submission information in the announcement of funding opportunity published on August 28, 2006. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 21.020. Change of Application Deadlines: On August 28, 2006, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the Fund) published the NOFA for the FY 2007 funding round of the CDFI Program (71 FR 50983). This notice announces the correction of two dates set forth in the NOFA: (i) Section II.E (Matching Funds), subsection 2(b) of the NOFA (71 FR 50987) states: ‘‘A Category II/Core Applicant must demonstrate that it has eligible matching funds equal to no less than 100 percent of the amount of the FA award requested in-hand or firmly committed, on or after January 5, 2006 and on or before the application deadline.’’ The correct date is January 1, 2005, not January 5, 2006. (ii) Section II.E (Matching Funds), subsection 5 of the NOFA (71 FR 50988) states: ‘‘In the case of item (i) of this paragraph, the Applicant must demonstrate that it has eligible matching funds equal to no less than 25 percent of the amount of the FA award requested in-hand or firmly committed, on or after January 1, 2006 and on or before the application deadline.’’ The correct date is January 1, 2005, not January 1, 2006. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:44 Sep 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 Change in Application and Submission Information: Section IV (Application and Submission Information), subsections A and B of the NOFA are incorrect. This notice replaces said subsections with the following language: A. Form of Application Submission: Applicants may submit applications under this NOFA either (i) Through Grants.gov or (ii) in paper form. Applications sent by facsimile or other form will not be accepted. B. Grants.gov: In compliance with Public Law 106–107 and Section 5(a) of the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act, the Fund is required to accept applications submitted through the Grants.gov electronic system. The Fund has posted to its Web site, at http:// www.cdfifund.gov, instructions for accessing and submitting an application through Grants.gov. Applicants are encouraged to start the registration process now at http://www.Grants.gov as the process may take several weeks to fully complete. See the following link for information on getting started on Grants.gov: http://grants.gov/assets/ GrantsgovCoBrandBrochure8X11.pdf. All other information and requirements set forth in the August 28, 2006 NOFA for the FY 2007 Fund Round of the CDFI Program shall remain effective, as published. Agency Contacts: The Fund will respond to questions and provide support concerning the NOFA and the funding application between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, starting the date of the publication of the NOFA through November 10, 2006. The Fund will not respond to questions or provide support concerning the application that are received after 5 p.m. ET on said dates, until after the respective funding application deadline. Applications and other information regarding the Fund and its programs may be obtained from the Fund’s Web site at http:// www.cdfifund.gov. The Fund will post on its Web site responses to questions of general applicability regarding the CDFI Program. A. Information Technology Support: Technical support can be obtained by calling (202) 622–2455 or by e-mail at ithelpdesk@cdfi.treas.gov. People who have visual or mobility impairments that prevent them from creating an Investment Area map using the Fund’s Web site should call (202) 622–2455 for assistance. These are not toll free numbers. B. Programmatic Support: If you have any questions about the programmatic requirements of the NOFA, contact the Fund’s Program office by e-mail at PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov, by telephone at (202) 622–6355, by facsimile at (202) 622–7754, or by mail at CDFI Fund, 601 13th Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. These are not toll-free numbers. C. Grants Management Support: If you have any questions regarding the administrative requirements of the NOFA, including questions regarding submission requirements, contact the Fund’s Grants Manager by e-mail at grantsmanagement@cdfi.treas.gov, by telephone at (202) 622–8226, by facsimile at (202) 622–6453, or by mail at CDFI Fund, 601 13th Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. These are not toll free numbers. D. Compliance and Monitoring Support: If you have any questions regarding the compliance requirements of the NOFA, including questions regarding performance on prior awards, contact the Fund’s Compliance Manager by e-mail at cme@cdfi.treas.gov, by telephone at (202) 622–8226, by facsimile at (202) 622–6453, or by mail at CDFI Fund, 601 13th Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. These are not toll free numbers. E. Legal Counsel Support: If you have any questions or matters that you believe require response by the Fund’s Office of Legal Counsel, please refer to the document titled ‘‘How to Request a Legal Review,’’ found on the Fund’s Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov. Further, if you wish to review the Assistance Agreement form document from a prior funding round, you may find it posted on the Fund’s Web site (please note that there may be revisions to the Assistance Agreement that will be used for Awardees under the NOFA and thus the sample document on the Fund’s Web site is provided for illustrative purposes only and should not be relied on for purposes of the NOFA). Information Sessions and Outreach: The Fund may conduct Information Sessions to disseminate information to organizations contemplating applying to, and other organizations interested in learning about, the Fund’s programs. For further information on the Fund’s Information Sessions, dates and locations, or to register to attend an Information Session, please visit the Fund’s Web site at http:// www.cdfifund.gov or call the Fund at (202) 622–9046. Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4703, 4703 note, 4704, 4706, 4707, 4717; 12 CFR part 1805. E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 6, 2006 / Notices Dated: August 31, 2006. Arthur A. Garcia, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. 06–7474 Filed 8–31–06; 4:12 pm] BILLING CODE 4810–70–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is removing the name of one individual from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism. The individual, Yusaf Ahmed Ali, was designated pursuant to Executive Order 13224 on November 7, 2001. DATES: The removal of the individual from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 is effective as of August 24, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY IMFORMATION: the Annex to the Order various individuals and entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and (pursuant to Executive Order 13284) the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to designate additional persons or entities determined to meet certain criteria set forth in Executive Order 13224. One such additional person was designated by the Secretary of the Treasury on November 7, 2001. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has determined that this individual no longer continues to meet the criteria for designation under the Order and is appropriate for removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. The following designation is removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons: ALI, Yusaf Ahmed, Hallbybacken 15, Spanga 70, Sweden; DOB: 20 November 1974. The removal of the individual’s name from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons is effective as of August 24, 2006. All property and interests in property of the individual that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons are now unblocked. Dated: August 30, 2006. Adam J. Szubin, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E6–14703 Filed 9–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–37–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Electronic and Facsimile Availability Internal Revenue Service This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. [INTL–64–93] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c, imposing economic sanctions on persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:44 Sep 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52621 Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, INTL–64–93 (TD 8611). Conduit Arrangements Regulations (§§ 1.881–4 and 1.6038A– 3). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 6, 2006 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Larnice Mack at Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3179, or through the Internet at (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Conduit Arrangements Regulations. OMB Number: 1545–1440. Regulation Project Number: INTL–64–93. Abstract: This regulation provides rules that permit the district director to recharacterize a financing arrangement as a conduit arrangement. The recharacterization will affect the amount of U.S. withholding tax due on financing transactions that are part of the financing arrangement. This regulation affects withholding agents and foreign investors who engage in multi-party financing arrangements. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 6, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52620-52621]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-7474]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

    Funding Opportunity Title: Change of Notice of Funds Availability 
(NOFA) inviting applications for the FY 2007 Funding Round of the 
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program.
    Announcement Type: Change of certain dates and application 
submission information in the announcement of funding opportunity 
published on August 28, 2006.
    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 21.020.
    Change of Application Deadlines: On August 28, 2006, the Community 
Development Financial Institutions Fund (the Fund) published the NOFA 
for the FY 2007 funding round of the CDFI Program (71 FR 50983). This 
notice announces the correction of two dates set forth in the NOFA:
    (i) Section II.E (Matching Funds), subsection 2(b) of the NOFA (71 
FR 50987) states: ``A Category II/Core Applicant must demonstrate that 
it has eligible matching funds equal to no less than 100 percent of the 
amount of the FA award requested in-hand or firmly committed, on or 
after January 5, 2006 and on or before the application deadline.'' The 
correct date is January 1, 2005, not January 5, 2006.
    (ii) Section II.E (Matching Funds), subsection 5 of the NOFA (71 FR 
50988) states: ``In the case of item (i) of this paragraph, the 
Applicant must demonstrate that it has eligible matching funds equal to 
no less than 25 percent of the amount of the FA award requested in-hand 
or firmly committed, on or after January 1, 2006 and on or before the 
application deadline.'' The correct date is January 1, 2005, not 
January 1, 2006.
    Change in Application and Submission Information: Section IV 
(Application and Submission Information), subsections A and B of the 
NOFA are incorrect. This notice replaces said subsections with the 
following language:
    A. Form of Application Submission: Applicants may submit 
applications under this NOFA either (i) Through Grants.gov or (ii) in 
paper form. Applications sent by facsimile or other form will not be 
accepted.
    B. Grants.gov: In compliance with Public Law 106-107 and Section 
5(a) of the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act, 
the Fund is required to accept applications submitted through the 
Grants.gov electronic system. The Fund has posted to its Web site, at 
http://www.cdfifund.gov, instructions for accessing and submitting an 
application through Grants.gov. Applicants are encouraged to start the 
registration process now at http://www.Grants.gov as the process may 
take several weeks to fully complete. See the following link for 
information on getting started on Grants.gov: http://grants.gov/assets/
GrantsgovCoBrandBrochure8X11.pdf.
    All other information and requirements set forth in the August 28, 
2006 NOFA for the FY 2007 Fund Round of the CDFI Program shall remain 
effective, as published.
    Agency Contacts: The Fund will respond to questions and provide 
support concerning the NOFA and the funding application between the 
hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, starting the date of the publication of 
the NOFA through November 10, 2006. The Fund will not respond to 
questions or provide support concerning the application that are 
received after 5 p.m. ET on said dates, until after the respective 
funding application deadline. Applications and other information 
regarding the Fund and its programs may be obtained from the Fund's Web 
site at http://www.cdfifund.gov. The Fund will post on its Web site 
responses to questions of general applicability regarding the CDFI 
Program.
    A. Information Technology Support: Technical support can be 
obtained by calling (202) 622-2455 or by e-mail at 
ithelpdesk@cdfi.treas.gov. People who have visual or mobility 
impairments that prevent them from creating an Investment Area map 
using the Fund's Web site should call (202) 622-2455 for assistance. 
These are not toll free numbers.
    B. Programmatic Support: If you have any questions about the 
programmatic requirements of the NOFA, contact the Fund's Program 
office by e-mail at cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov, by telephone at (202) 622-
6355, by facsimile at (202) 622-7754, or by mail at CDFI Fund, 601 13th 
Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. These are not toll-
free numbers.
    C. Grants Management Support: If you have any questions regarding 
the administrative requirements of the NOFA, including questions 
regarding submission requirements, contact the Fund's Grants Manager by 
e-mail at grantsmanagement@cdfi.treas.gov, by telephone at (202) 622-
8226, by facsimile at (202) 622-6453, or by mail at CDFI Fund, 601 13th 
Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. These are not toll 
free numbers.
    D. Compliance and Monitoring Support: If you have any questions 
regarding the compliance requirements of the NOFA, including questions 
regarding performance on prior awards, contact the Fund's Compliance 
Manager by e-mail at cme@cdfi.treas.gov, by telephone at (202) 622-
8226, by facsimile at (202) 622-6453, or by mail at CDFI Fund, 601 13th 
Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. These are not toll 
free numbers.
    E. Legal Counsel Support: If you have any questions or matters that 
you believe require response by the Fund's Office of Legal Counsel, 
please refer to the document titled ``How to Request a Legal Review,'' 
found on the Fund's Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov. Further, if 
you wish to review the Assistance Agreement form document from a prior 
funding round, you may find it posted on the Fund's Web site (please 
note that there may be revisions to the Assistance Agreement that will 
be used for Awardees under the NOFA and thus the sample document on the 
Fund's Web site is provided for illustrative purposes only and should 
not be relied on for purposes of the NOFA).
    Information Sessions and Outreach: The Fund may conduct Information 
Sessions to disseminate information to organizations contemplating 
applying to, and other organizations interested in learning about, the 
Fund's programs. For further information on the Fund's Information 
Sessions, dates and locations, or to register to attend an Information 
Session, please visit the Fund's Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov or 
call the Fund at (202) 622-9046.

    Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4703, 4703 note, 4704, 4706, 4707, 4717; 12 
CFR part 1805.


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    Dated: August 31, 2006.
Arthur A. Garcia,
Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.
[FR Doc. 06-7474 Filed 8-31-06; 4:12 pm]
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