Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: 2019-2021 IMLS Grant Performance Report Forms, 1238-1239 [2019-00543]

Download as PDF 1238 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices application for the Museum Assessment Program for the next three years. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Comments must be submitted to the office listed in the CONTACT section below on or before February 28, 2019. OMB is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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). ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn.: OMB Desk Officer for Education, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director of Grant Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4718, Fax: 202– 653–4608, or by email at swebb@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. Current Actions: The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is a technical assistance program that can VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 help a museum attain excellence in operations and planning, through a confidential process of self-study and peer review. For over 30 years, MAP has helped over 5,000 small and mid-sized museums of all types through a confidential, consultative process of self-study and a site visit from an expert peer reviewer over one year. MAP helps museums strengthen operations, plan for the future and meet standards. MAP is currently administered by the American Alliance of Museums (Alliance) and supported through a cooperative agreement with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This action is to create the forms and instructions for the program application for the Museum Assessment Program for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Museum Assessment Program Application. OMB Number: 3137–0101. Frequency: Once a year. Affected Public: Museum staff. Number of Respondents: 124. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 7 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 868 hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $23,784. Dated: January 28, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Policy and Management. [FR Doc. 2019–00544 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: 2019–2021 IMLS Grant Performance Report Forms Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00192 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the three year approval of the forms necessary to report on grant or cooperative agreement activities on an interim and final basis for all IMLS grant programs. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Comments must be submitted to the office listed in the CONTACT section below on or before February 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn.: OMB Desk Officer for Education, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director of Grant Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4718 Fax: 202– 653–4608, or by email at swebb@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. Current Actions: To administer the IMLS processes of grants and cooperative agreements, IMLS uses standardized application forms, guidelines and reporting forms for eligible libraries, museums, and other organizations to apply for its funding. These forms submitted for public review in this Notice are the Interim Performance Report and the Final Performance Report, and the instructions associated with each one. The collection of information from these forms is a part of the IMLS grant performance reporting requirements and process. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Grant Application Forms. E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices OMB Number: 3137–0100. Frequency: Once per year. Affected Public: Library and Museum grant applicants. Number of Respondents: 976. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15.4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 6,235 hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $174,186. OMB is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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). Dated: January 28, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Policy and Management. [FR Doc. 2019–00543 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before March 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director, Office of Grants Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653– 4718 Fax: 202–653–4608, or by email at swebb@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/ TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202–653–4614. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Gangopadhyay, Deputy Director, Office of Museum Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. She can be reached by Telephone: 202–653– 4717 Fax: 202–653–4608, or by email at pgangopadhyay@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202–653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or II. Current Actions Over its history, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has invested in a wide range of organizational capacity building and technical assistance for the museum sector through grant making and special initiatives. Through this project, IMLS seeks to strengthen the alignment of its investments, and other offerings in the sector, and understand the full scope of NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Museum CapacityBuilding Programs Assessment Project Institute of Museum and Library Services. ACTION: Notice, request for comments on this collection of information. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00193 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 1239 existing museum capacity building opportunities, including but not limited to organizational assessment, coaching, cohort learning, self-driven communities of practice, and self-serve resources. Through this assessment project, IMLS seeks to obtain a holistic view of the museum target audience and needs for capacity building support, identify potential gaps in the suite of current offerings, and define both opportunities and partnerships for new and expanded offerings. This action is to seek approval for the survey forms and instructions for the Museum Capacity-Building Assessment Programs for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Museum Capacity-Building Programs Assessment Project. OMB Number: 3137–TBD. Frequency: Once a year. Affected Public: Museum staff. Number of Respondents: TBD. Estimated Average Burden per Response: TBD hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: TBD hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $TBD. Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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 submissions of responses. Dated: January 28, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: 
2019-2021 IMLS Grant Performance Report Forms

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation 
on the Arts and the Humanities.

ACTION: Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request.

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the 
following information collection has been submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act. This program helps to ensure that 
requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden 
(time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are 
clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on 
respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is 
soliciting comments concerning the three year approval of the forms 
necessary to report on grant or cooperative agreement activities on an 
interim and final basis for all IMLS grant programs.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice.

DATES: Comments must be submitted to the office listed in the CONTACT 
section below on or before February 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn.: OMB Desk Officer for Education, Office of 
Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-
7316.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director of Grant 
Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 
L'Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. 
Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4718 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by 
email at swebb@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with 
hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Institute of Museum and Library Services 
is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and 
museums. We advance, support, and empower America's museums, libraries, 
and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy 
development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work 
together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To 
learn more, visit www.imls.gov.
    Current Actions: To administer the IMLS processes of grants and 
cooperative agreements, IMLS uses standardized application forms, 
guidelines and reporting forms for eligible libraries, museums, and 
other organizations to apply for its funding. These forms submitted for 
public review in this Notice are the Interim Performance Report and the 
Final Performance Report, and the instructions associated with each 
one. The collection of information from these forms is a part of the 
IMLS grant performance reporting requirements and process.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Grant Application Forms.

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    OMB Number: 3137-0100.
    Frequency: Once per year.
    Affected Public: Library and Museum grant applicants.
    Number of Respondents: 976.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15.4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 6,235 hours.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a.
    Total Annual costs: $174,186.
    OMB is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; 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).

    Dated: January 28, 2019.
Kim Miller,
Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Policy and Management.
[FR Doc. 2019-00543 Filed 1-31-19; 8:45 am]
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