Notice of Reopened Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) National Grants for Program Year (PY) 2016, 42728 [2016-15466]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 42728 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2016 / Notices including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number for the questionnaire is SCS–1. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The survey will be administered to persons ages 12 to 18 in NCVS sampled households in the United States. The SCS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistics on the students’ victimization, perceptions of school environment, and safety at school. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimate of the total number of respondents is 8,889 persons ages 12 to 18. Of the 8,889 SCS respondents, 86% or 7,645 will complete the long SCS interview (entire SCS questionnaire) which will take an estimated 15 minutes to complete. The remaining 14% or 1,244 SCS respondents will complete the short interview (i.e. will be screened out for not being in school), which will take an estimated 3 minutes to complete. Respondents will be asked to respond to this survey only once during the six month period. The burden estimates are based on data from the prior administration of the SCS. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 1,973 total burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:01 Jun 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 27, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–15491 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Reopened Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) National Grants for Program Year (PY) 2016 Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) re-opening. AGENCY: Funding Opportunity Number: FOA– ETA–16–04–A. SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, the Department, or we), announces a reopening of the availability of approximately $338,520,000 in grant funds authorized by title V of the Older Americans Act (OAA) as amended in 2006, Public Law 109–365 for the Community Service Employment for Older Americans program, commonly referred to as the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), for National Grants for Program Year (PY) 2016. DATES: The original Federal Register Notice, 81 FR 15745, was published on March 24, 2016. The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is July 25, 2016. Applications must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeannette Flowers, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N–4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202–693–3322. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ETA is reopening the SCSEP FOA open period for 30 days to both new applicants and to applicants who applied for funding under this FOA during the previous open period. This reopening is intended to ensure adequate coverage of the necessary geographic areas and associated participant slots. Details on PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 how to apply for new applicants and for existing applicants which wish to submit a new application are available in the FOA as well as any subsequent amendments to the FOA, which are described in further detail on ETA’s Web site at https://www.doleta.gov/ grants/find_grants.cfm or on http:// www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures, and other program requirements governing this funding opportunity. SCSEP is the only Federally-sponsored employment and training program targeted specifically to low-income older individuals who are able to enter or reenter the workforce. Program participants receive paid work experience at local public or non-profit agencies and are paid the higher of the Federal, State, or local minimum wage, or the prevailing wage for similar employment, for approximately 20 hours per week while in community service and other job training (OAA Amendments § 502(b)(1)(J); 20 CFR 641.565(a)). The dual goals of the program are to promote useful opportunities in community service job training and to move SCSEP participants into unsubsidized employment. We anticipate awarding approximately 10–22 grants ranging from $2 million to $50 million each under this FOA. This is a four-year grant, renewable annually for each of those four years based on annual Departmental application requirements and subject to the availability of funds. The grant may be extended for a fifth year at the Department’s discretion, contingent upon the grantee meeting or exceeding the minimum negotiated performance measures as required by section 514(a) of the OAA Amendments and 20 CFR 641.700. Jimmie Curtis is the Grant Officer for the Funding Opportunity Announcement. Signed June 23, 2016 in Washington, DC Donna Kelly, Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–15466 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 126 (Thursday, June 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Reopened Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity 
Announcement for the Senior Community Service Employment Program 
(SCSEP) National Grants for Program Year (PY) 2016

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) re-opening.

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    Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-16-04-A.

SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. 
Department of Labor (DOL, the Department, or we), announces a reopening 
of the availability of approximately $338,520,000 in grant funds 
authorized by title V of the Older Americans Act (OAA) as amended in 
2006, Public Law 109-365 for the Community Service Employment for Older 
Americans program, commonly referred to as the Senior Community Service 
Employment Program (SCSEP), for National Grants for Program Year (PY) 
2016.

DATES: The original Federal Register Notice, 81 FR 15745, was published 
on March 24, 2016. The closing date for receipt of applications under 
this announcement is July 25, 2016. Applications must be received no 
later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeannette Flowers, 200 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Room N-4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202-693-3322.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ETA is reopening the SCSEP FOA open period 
for 30 days to both new applicants and to applicants who applied for 
funding under this FOA during the previous open period. This reopening 
is intended to ensure adequate coverage of the necessary geographic 
areas and associated participant slots. Details on how to apply for new 
applicants and for existing applicants which wish to submit a new 
application are available in the FOA as well as any subsequent 
amendments to the FOA, which are described in further detail on ETA's 
Web site at https://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm or on http://www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, 
eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures, and other 
program requirements governing this funding opportunity. SCSEP is the 
only Federally-sponsored employment and training program targeted 
specifically to low-income older individuals who are able to enter or 
reenter the workforce. Program participants receive paid work 
experience at local public or non-profit agencies and are paid the 
higher of the Federal, State, or local minimum wage, or the prevailing 
wage for similar employment, for approximately 20 hours per week while 
in community service and other job training (OAA Amendments Sec.  
502(b)(1)(J); 20 CFR 641.565(a)). The dual goals of the program are to 
promote useful opportunities in community service job training and to 
move SCSEP participants into unsubsidized employment.
    We anticipate awarding approximately 10-22 grants ranging from $2 
million to $50 million each under this FOA. This is a four-year grant, 
renewable annually for each of those four years based on annual 
Departmental application requirements and subject to the availability 
of funds. The grant may be extended for a fifth year at the 
Department's discretion, contingent upon the grantee meeting or 
exceeding the minimum negotiated performance measures as required by 
section 514(a) of the OAA Amendments and 20 CFR 641.700.
    Jimmie Curtis is the Grant Officer for the Funding Opportunity 
Announcement.

    Signed June 23, 2016 in Washington, DC
Donna Kelly,
Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-15466 Filed 6-29-16; 8:45 am]
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