Fiscal Years (FY) 2009 and 2010 Stand Down Grant Award Requests, 31979 [E9-15772]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 127 / Monday, July 6, 2009 / Notices Frequency of Response: On occasion. Responses: 4,565. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,225. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 26, 2009. Joseph S. Piacentini, Director, Office of Policy and Research, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. E9–15774 Filed 7–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) Fiscal Years (FY) 2009 and 2010 Stand Down Grant Award Requests mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ACTION: Follow up announcement of available FY 2009 and FY 2010 funds to support local Stand Down events. AGENCY: Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, Labor. Announcement Type: Follow-up Notice of Available Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications. The full announcement is posted on the VETS Web site at: http://www.dol.gov/ vets/programs/stand%20down/ main.htm. Funding Opportunity Number: 17– 805. Key Dates: To be considered for FY 2009 funding, applications must be received at least sixty (60) days prior to the event and no later than July 30, 2009. Applications for events planned in FY 2010 must be received at least sixty (60) days prior to the event and no later than July 30, 2010. Funding Opportunity Description: The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) continues to support local Stand Down events that assist homeless veterans. A Stand Down is an event held in a local community where homeless veterans are provided with a wide variety of social services including employment assistance. Under this announcement, VETS anticipates that up to $400,000 will be available in each year for grant awards of up to a maximum of $10,000 per multi-day event (more than one day), and a maximum of $7,000 for a one (1) day event. VETS expects to award approximately forty-five (45) grants each fiscal year. Availability of FY 2010 funds will be dependent upon VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:06 Jul 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 Congressional appropriations. Applications for Stand Down funds will be accepted from State Workforce Agencies and State and local Workforce Investment Boards, Veterans Service Organizations (VSO), local public agencies, and non-profit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations. USDOL is not authorized to award grant funds to organizations that are registered with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)(4) organization. Applications for Stand Down grant funding should be submitted to the appropriate State Director of Veterans Employment and Training/Grant Officer Technical Representative (DVET/ GOTR). Address and contact information for each State DVET/GOTR can be found at Web site address: http://www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/ contacts/main.htm. The closing date for receipt of applications is sixty (60) days prior to the event or July 30, 2009. Any events approved in FY 2009 must be held prior to December 31, 2009. Applications for events planned in FY 2010 must be received at least sixty (60) days prior to the event and no later than July 30, 2010. The full Solicitation for Grant Application for Stand Downs is posted on the VETS Web site (http:// www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/contacts/ main.htm. If you need to speak to a person concerning these grants, or if you have issues regarding access to the VETS Web site, you may telephone Kenneth Fenner at 202–693–4728 (not a toll-free number). Signed at Washington, DC this 29th day of June 2009. Cassandra R. Mitchell, Grant Officer. [FR Doc. E9–15772 Filed 7–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–79–P Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training The Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO); Notice of Open Meeting The Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO) was established pursuant to Title II of the Veterans’ Housing Opportunity and Benefits Improvement Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109– 233) and section 9 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–462, Title 5 U.S.C. app.II). The Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 authority of the ACVETEO is codified in Title 38 U.S. Code, section 4110. The ACVETEO is responsible for assessing employment and training needs of veterans; determining the extent to which the programs and activities of the U.S. Department of Labor meet these needs; and assisting to conduct outreach to employers seeking to hire veterans. The ACVETEO will conduct a business meeting on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW., Ticonderoga room lower level, Washington, DC 20001. The ACVETEO will discuss programs to assist veterans seeking employment and to raise employer awareness as to the advantages of hiring veterans, with special emphasis on employer outreach and wounded and injured veterans. There will be an opportunity for persons or organizations to address the committee. Any individual or organization that wishes to do so should contact Margaret Hill Watts at (202) 693–4744. Time constraints may limit the number of presentations. Individuals needing special accommodations should notify Margaret Hill Watts at (202) 693–4744 by July 13, 2009. Signed in Washington, DC, this 29th day of June 2009. John M. McWilliam, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service. [FR Doc. E9–15771 Filed 7–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–79–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration 146th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PO 00000 31979 Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 146th open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans will be held on July 21–23, 2009. The three-day meeting will take place in Room N 3437 A&B, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. The purpose of the open meeting, which will run from 9 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. each day, with a one hour break for lunch, is for Council members to hear testimony from invited witnesses and to receive an update from the Employee E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and 
Training Service (VETS)


Fiscal Years (FY) 2009 and 2010 Stand Down Grant Award Requests

ACTION: Follow up announcement of available FY 2009 and FY 2010 funds 
to support local Stand Down events.

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AGENCY: Veterans' Employment and Training Service, Labor.
    Announcement Type: Follow-up Notice of Available Funds and 
Solicitation for Grant Applications. The full announcement is posted on 
the VETS Web site at: http://www.dol.gov/vets/programs/stand%20down/main.htm.
    Funding Opportunity Number: 17-805.
    Key Dates: To be considered for FY 2009 funding, applications must 
be received at least sixty (60) days prior to the event and no later 
than July 30, 2009. Applications for events planned in FY 2010 must be 
received at least sixty (60) days prior to the event and no later than 
July 30, 2010.
    Funding Opportunity Description: The U.S. Department of Labor 
(USDOL), Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) continues to 
support local Stand Down events that assist homeless veterans. A Stand 
Down is an event held in a local community where homeless veterans are 
provided with a wide variety of social services including employment 
assistance.
    Under this announcement, VETS anticipates that up to $400,000 will 
be available in each year for grant awards of up to a maximum of 
$10,000 per multi-day event (more than one day), and a maximum of 
$7,000 for a one (1) day event. VETS expects to award approximately 
forty-five (45) grants each fiscal year. Availability of FY 2010 funds 
will be dependent upon Congressional appropriations. Applications for 
Stand Down funds will be accepted from State Workforce Agencies and 
State and local Workforce Investment Boards, Veterans Service 
Organizations (VSO), local public agencies, and non-profit 
organizations, including community and faith-based organizations. USDOL 
is not authorized to award grant funds to organizations that are 
registered with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)(4) 
organization.
    Applications for Stand Down grant funding should be submitted to 
the appropriate State Director of Veterans Employment and Training/
Grant Officer Technical Representative (DVET/GOTR). Address and contact 
information for each State DVET/GOTR can be found at Web site address: 
http://www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/contacts/main.htm. The closing date 
for receipt of applications is sixty (60) days prior to the event or 
July 30, 2009. Any events approved in FY 2009 must be held prior to 
December 31, 2009.
    Applications for events planned in FY 2010 must be received at 
least sixty (60) days prior to the event and no later than July 30, 
2010.
    The full Solicitation for Grant Application for Stand Downs is 
posted on the VETS Web site (http://www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/contacts/main.htm. If you need to speak to a person concerning these 
grants, or if you have issues regarding access to the VETS Web site, 
you may telephone Kenneth Fenner at 202-693-4728 (not a toll-free 
number).

    Signed at Washington, DC this 29th day of June 2009.
Cassandra R. Mitchell,
Grant Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-15772 Filed 7-2-09; 8:45 am]
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