Office of Community Services; Expansion Supplements Under 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 53970 [2010-21982]

Download as PDF wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 53970 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 170 / Thursday, September 2, 2010 / Notices the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111– 5). Additional legislative authority and requirements are provided in Sections 674(b)(2)(A) and 678A of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 9903(b)(2)(A) and 9913). Amount of Award: $250,000. Project Period: August 15, 2010 through August 14, 2011. SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS) has awarded an expansion supplement to Community Action Partnership (CAP), located in Washington, DC. The project is designed to support Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) by strengthening the ability of the Community Action Network to comply with and carry out the programs funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The project objective is to strengthen CSBGeligible entity administrative governance and financial management efforts related to job creation and new initiatives that target careers in energy efficiency and other environmentally beneficial fields. It will do so by implementing a coordinated strategy that: (1) Promotes exemplary practices applicable to ARRA and ‘‘regular’’ CSBG funds; (2) addresses long-term assistance needs; and (3) collects, develops, and disseminates resources related to job creation and careers related to energy efficiency and environmentally beneficial fields. The project resources developed by CAP will promote accountability and help CSBGeligible entities and States enhance the overall administration of ARRA-funded programs. These resources include online interactive tutorials, including case studies; guidebooks for CSBGeligible entity management and board members; online database of exemplary practices, including products and curricula; conference workshops focused on project implementation and facilitated through professional consultations and peer assistance sessions; and online toolkit(s). The T/TA CAP will provide under this award is particularly critical at this time due to the large temporary increase in CSBG funding to CSBG-eligible entities and the need to ensure adherence to high standards of accountability and tracking of the funds and results. The activities funded by this expansion supplement expand upon prior activities provided by CAP under its cooperative agreement. A new grant award number will be issued to allow CAP to track and report separately on VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 expenditures from funds made available by ARRA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle Williams, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20047, Telephone: (202) 205–4717, E-mail: Danielle.Williams@acf.hhs.gov. Dated: August 26, 2010. Yolanda J. Butler, Acting Director, Office of Community Services. [FR Doc. 2010–21983 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–27–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Community Services; Expansion Supplements Under 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Office of Community Services (OCS), ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice to award an expansion supplement under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) by National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP). AGENCY: CFDA Number: 93.710. Legislative Authority: The legislative authority for this grant is provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111– 5). Additional legislative authority and requirements are provided in Sections 674(b)(2)(A) and 678A of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 9903(b)(2)(A) and 9913). Amount of Award: $250,000. Project Period: August 15, 2010 through August 14, 2011. SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS) has awarded an expansion supplement to National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP), located in Washington, DC. The project is designed to support T/TA that strengthens the ability of the Community Action Network to comply with and carry out the programs funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The project objective is to strengthen CSBG-eligible entity efforts related to benefits enrollment and coordination activities and asset PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development activities. It will do so by: (1) Assessing the CSBG Network’s current benefits enrollment and coordination activities; (2) assessing the CSBG Network’s asset development activities; and (3) identifying and promulgating exemplary practices in benefits enrollment and coordination activities and asset development activities. The project resources will promote accountability and help CSBGeligible entities and States enhance the overall administration of ARRA-funded programs. These resources include issue briefs; congressional reports; a catalog of exemplary practices; webinars and/or conference calls; conference workshops focused on resources related to benefits enrollment and coordination activities and asset development activities; and online toolkit(s). The T/TA NASCSP will provide under this award is particularly critical at this time due to the large temporary increase in CSBG funding to CSBG-eligible entities and the need to ensure adherence to high standards of accountability and tracking of the funds and results. The activities funded by this expansion supplement expand upon prior activities provided by NASCSP under their cooperative agreement. A new grant award number will be issued to allow NASCSP to track and report separately on expenditures from funds made available by ARRA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle Williams, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20047, Telephone: (202) 205–4717, Email: Danielle.Williams@acf.hhs.gov. Dated: August 26, 2010. Yolanda J. Butler, Acting Director, Office of Community Services. [FR Doc. 2010–21982 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–27–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice To Award an Expansion Supplement Office of Community Services (OCS), ACF, HHS. AGENCY: Notice to award an expansion supplement under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) by Community ACTION: E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Community Services; Expansion Supplements Under 2009 
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

AGENCY: Office of Community Services (OCS), ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Notice to award an expansion supplement under the American 
Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for Training and Technical 
Assistance (T/TA) by National Association for State Community Services 
Programs (NASCSP).

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    CFDA Number: 93.710.
    Legislative Authority: The legislative authority for this grant is 
provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 
111-5). Additional legislative authority and requirements are provided 
in Sections 674(b)(2)(A) and 678A of the Community Services Block Grant 
(CSBG) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 9903(b)(2)(A) and 9913).
    Amount of Award: $250,000.
    Project Period: August 15, 2010 through August 14, 2011.

SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of 
Community Services (OCS) has awarded an expansion supplement to 
National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP), 
located in Washington, DC. The project is designed to support T/TA that 
strengthens the ability of the Community Action Network to comply with 
and carry out the programs funded by the American Recovery and 
Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The project objective is to strengthen 
CSBG-eligible entity efforts related to benefits enrollment and 
coordination activities and asset development activities. It will do so 
by: (1) Assessing the CSBG Network's current benefits enrollment and 
coordination activities; (2) assessing the CSBG Network's asset 
development activities; and (3) identifying and promulgating exemplary 
practices in benefits enrollment and coordination activities and asset 
development activities. The project resources will promote 
accountability and help CSBG-eligible entities and States enhance the 
overall administration of ARRA-funded programs. These resources include 
issue briefs; congressional reports; a catalog of exemplary practices; 
webinars and/or conference calls; conference workshops focused on 
resources related to benefits enrollment and coordination activities 
and asset development activities; and online toolkit(s). The T/TA 
NASCSP will provide under this award is particularly critical at this 
time due to the large temporary increase in CSBG funding to CSBG-
eligible entities and the need to ensure adherence to high standards of 
accountability and tracking of the funds and results. The activities 
funded by this expansion supplement expand upon prior activities 
provided by NASCSP under their cooperative agreement. A new grant award 
number will be issued to allow NASCSP to track and report separately on 
expenditures from funds made available by ARRA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle Williams, U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services, Office of Community Services, Administration 
for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 
20047, Telephone: (202) 205-4717, E-mail: 
Danielle.Williams@acf.hhs.gov.

    Dated: August 26, 2010.
Yolanda J. Butler,
Acting Director, Office of Community Services.
[FR Doc. 2010-21982 Filed 9-1-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-27-P