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[FR Doc. 2015–22630 Filed 9–8–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Announcement of the Intent To Award Single-Source Grants to the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the intent to award, subject to the availability of funds, single-source grant awards in the amount of $335,000 to the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and $153,500 to the National Association of State United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD). The awards will continue supporting and stimulating the ongoing work by these organizations to further develop and assist states and community-based organizations with building their business capacity for managed longterm services and supports and delivery system reform. CFDA Numbers: 93.048 DATES: The awards will be issued for a project period of September 30, 2015 through September 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marisa Scala-Foley, Office of Integrated Care Innovations, Administration for Community Living, 1 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20001. Telephone: 202–357–3516; Email: Marisa.Scala-Foley@acl.hhs.gov. Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:19 Sep 08, 2015 Jkt 235001 In 2012, n4a and NASUAD were awarded grants from ACL to build the business capacity of state and community-based aging and disability organizations for managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS). This one-year of grant funding, through continuation grant, will continue to support n4a and NASUAD in their efforts to: • Identify and track emerging trends, best practices, barriers, lessons learned and progress in the aging and disability networks’ integration into MLTSS and delivery system reform; • increase state and community-based aging and disability organizations’ capacity, readiness and involvement in the provision of MLTSS through the provision of broad-based and targeted technical assistance, education and training; and • develop products that complement and enhance the first two areas of focus. This program is authorized under the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended in 2006, Public Law 109–365. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 28, 2015. Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator, Administration for Community Living. 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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a document entitled ‘‘Use of Donor Screening Tests to Test Donors of Human Cells, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products for Infection with Treponema pallidum (Syphilis); Guidance for Industry.’’ The guidance document provides establishments that make donor eligibility determinations for donors of human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based products (HCT/P Establishments) with updated recommendations concerning donor testing for evidence of Treponema pallidum (T. pallidum) infection, the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54289 etiologic agent of syphilis. HCT/P Establishments must, as required under Federal regulations, test a donor specimen for evidence of T. pallidum infection using appropriate FDAlicensed, approved, or cleared donor screening tests, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, unless an exception to this requirement applies. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Community Living


Announcement of the Intent To Award Single-Source Grants to the 
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National 
Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities

AGENCY: Administration for Community Living, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the 
intent to award, subject to the availability of funds, single-source 
grant awards in the amount of $335,000 to the National Association of 
Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and $153,500 to the National Association 
of State United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD). The awards will 
continue supporting and stimulating the ongoing work by these 
organizations to further develop and assist states and community-based 
organizations with building their business capacity for managed long-
term services and supports and delivery system reform. CFDA Numbers: 
93.048

DATES: The awards will be issued for a project period of September 30, 
2015 through September 29, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marisa Scala-Foley, Office of 
Integrated Care Innovations, Administration for Community Living, 1 
Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20001. Telephone: 202-357-
3516; Email: Marisa.Scala-Foley@acl.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 2012, n4a and NASUAD were awarded grants 
from ACL to build the business capacity of state and community-based 
aging and disability organizations for managed long-term services and 
supports (MLTSS). This one-year of grant funding, through continuation 
grant, will continue to support n4a and NASUAD in their efforts to:
     Identify and track emerging trends, best practices, 
barriers, lessons learned and progress in the aging and disability 
networks' integration into MLTSS and delivery system reform;
     increase state and community-based aging and disability 
organizations' capacity, readiness and involvement in the provision of 
MLTSS through the provision of broad-based and targeted technical 
assistance, education and training; and
     develop products that complement and enhance the first two 
areas of focus.
    This program is authorized under the Older Americans Act of 1965, 
as amended in 2006, Public Law 109-365.

    Dated: August 28, 2015.
Sharon Lewis,
Principal Deputy Administrator, Administration for Community Living.
[FR Doc. 2015-22631 Filed 9-8-15; 8:45 am]
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