Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation-Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Program Evaluation, 26702-26703 [2021-10333]

Download as PDF 26702 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 93 / Monday, May 17, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB084] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a oneday meeting via webinar of its Ad Hoc Red Snapper & Grouper-Tilefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The meeting will convene on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EDT. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via webinar; you may register by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the AP meeting on the calendar. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Ava Lasseter, Anthropologist ava.lasseter@gulfcouncil.org and Dr. Assane Diagne, Economist, assane.diagne@gulfcouncil.org, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council telephone: (813) 348–1630. The Council’s website, www.gulfcouncil.org also has details on the proposed agenda and other meeting materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s website when possible). SUMMARY: Tuesday, June 2, 2021; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EDT The Advisory Panel will begin with Welcome and Introductions, Adoption of Agenda, Approval of November 7, 2018, Meeting Summary, and Scope of work. The AP will receive presentations on Red Snapper-IFQ and Grouper-TilefishIFQ Review and for Amendments 36B and 36C, followed by discussion and recommendations and public comments. The AP will discuss any Other Business items. —Meeting Adjourns You may attend the meeting via webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 May 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 and clicking on the AP meeting on the calendar. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 12, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–10311 Filed 5–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation— Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Program Evaluation The Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Corporation for National and Community Service, operating as AmeriCorps, is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by July 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: AmeriCorps, Attention Lily Zandniapour, 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20525. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the AmeriCorps mailroom at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. (3) Electronically through www.regulations.gov. Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment that may be made available to the public, notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xiaodong Zhang, 703–251–0883, or by email at xiaodong.zhang@icf.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation— Volunteer Generation Fund Bundled Evaluation. OMB Control Number: TBD. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: Grantees, program implementers, volunteer organizations and volunteers. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 971 respondents. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 327 hours. Abstract: The purpose of this evaluation is to understand grantees’ use of Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant program funds to support volunteer organizations and determine how effective grantees’ approaches are at enhancing the capacity of these organizations, increasing volunteer recruitment and retention, and increasing implementation of volunteer management best practices within their states. The research questions for this evaluation are: 1. What are the grantees’ approaches for utilizing VGF funds to improve volunteer recruitment, retention, and support of volunteers within their states and among volunteer organizations? 2. What are promising practices and challenges in implementing these programs? 3. What are preliminary outcomes of these programs on volunteer E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 93 / Monday, May 17, 2021 / Notices organizations? AmeriCorps will conduct a bundled evaluation of grantees that are implementing VGF grants. Bundling allows AmeriCorps to combine a group of small programs across different funding streams with similar program models and intended outcomes into a single evaluation. Spanning 27 months, the evaluation will work with 15 grantees to examine program design, implementation, and outcomes using surveys, interviews, and focus groups with a wide range of stakeholders including grantee staff, program implementers, volunteers, and beneficiaries. This is a new information collection. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. All written comments will be available for public inspection on regulations.gov. Dated: May 12, 2021. Lily Zandniapour, Research and Evaluation Manager. [FR Doc. 2021–10333 Filed 5–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 May 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation—Opioid Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation The Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Corporation for National and Community Service, operating as AmeriCorps, is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by July 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: AmeriCorps, Attention Lily Zandniapour, 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the AmeriCorps mailroom at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. (3) Electronically through www.regulations.gov. Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment that may be made available to the public, notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xiaodong Zhang, 703–251–0883, or by email at xiaodong.zhang@icf.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation—Opioid SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26703 Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation. OMB Control Number: TBD. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: Grantees, beneficiaries, and peer recovery coaches. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 434 respondents. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 188 hours. Abstract: The purpose of this evaluation is to study questions regarding grantees’ use of the peer recovery coach model and better determine how effective the model is at increasing individuals’ recovery capital, increasing attendance of health services, and decreasing incidence of substance use as well as on the peer recovery coaches and grantee organizations. The research questions for this evaluation are: 1. Determine what recovery coach models look like (activity, setting, modality, etc.). 2. Describe promising practices and challenges in implementing these models. 3. Measure the effectiveness of the recovery coach model in improving outcomes for grantee organizations, recovery coaches, and beneficiaries. AmeriCorps will conduct a bundled evaluation of grantees that are implementing opioid recovery coaching models. Bundling allows AmeriCorps to combine a group of small programs across different funding streams with similar program models and intended outcomes into a single evaluation. Spanning 27 months, the evaluation will work with 14 grantees to examine program design, implementation, and outcomes using surveys, interviews, and focus groups with a wide range of stakeholders, including grantee staff, volunteers who support the peer recovery coach model, beneficiaries, and staff at organizations which partner with grantees. This is a new information collection. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 93 (Monday, May 17, 2021)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle 
Evaluation--Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Program Evaluation

AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Corporation for National and Community Service, operating as 
AmeriCorps, is proposing a new information collection.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by July 16, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by any of the following methods:
    (1) By mail sent to: AmeriCorps, Attention Lily Zandniapour, 250 E 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the AmeriCorps mailroom at 
the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 a.m. and 
4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.
    (3) Electronically through www.regulations.gov.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available 
to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not 
include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as 
sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send 
an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and 
included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and 
made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this 
public comment request containing any routine notice about the 
confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment 
that may be made available to the public, notwithstanding the inclusion 
of the routine notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xiaodong Zhang, 703-251-0883, or by 
email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of Collection: AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation--
Volunteer Generation Fund Bundled Evaluation.
    OMB Control Number: TBD. Type of Review: New.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Grantees, program implementers, 
volunteer organizations and volunteers.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 971 respondents.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 327 hours.
    Abstract: The purpose of this evaluation is to understand grantees' 
use of Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant program funds to support 
volunteer organizations and determine how effective grantees' 
approaches are at enhancing the capacity of these organizations, 
increasing volunteer recruitment and retention, and increasing 
implementation of volunteer management best practices within their 
states. The research questions for this evaluation are:
    1. What are the grantees' approaches for utilizing VGF funds to 
improve volunteer recruitment, retention, and support of volunteers 
within their states and among volunteer organizations?
    2. What are promising practices and challenges in implementing 
these programs?
    3. What are preliminary outcomes of these programs on volunteer

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organizations? AmeriCorps will conduct a bundled evaluation of grantees 
that are implementing VGF grants. Bundling allows AmeriCorps to combine 
a group of small programs across different funding streams with similar 
program models and intended outcomes into a single evaluation. Spanning 
27 months, the evaluation will work with 15 grantees to examine program 
design, implementation, and outcomes using surveys, interviews, and 
focus groups with a wide range of stakeholders including grantee staff, 
program implementers, volunteers, and beneficiaries. This is a new 
information collection.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden 
means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information 
to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. All written comments will be available for 
public inspection on regulations.gov.

    Dated: May 12, 2021.
Lily Zandniapour,
Research and Evaluation Manager.
[FR Doc. 2021-10333 Filed 5-14-21; 8:45 am]
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