Proposed Adoption of ANA Program Policies and Procedures
Pursuant to Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), as amended, the Administration for Native Americans is required to provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules, general statements of policy, and rules of agency procedure or practice, and to give notice of the final adoption of such changes at least 30 days before the changes become effective. In accordance with notice requirements of NAPA, ANA herein describes its proposed interpretive rules, general statements of policy, and rules of agency procedure or practice as they relate to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) for the following programs: Social and Economic Development Strategies (hereinafter referred to as SEDS), Social and Economic Development StrategiesSpecial Initiative (hereinafter referred to as SEDS-SI), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance (hereinafter referred to as Language Preservation), Native Language Preservation and MaintenanceEsther Martinez Initiative (hereinafter referred to as Language-EMI), and Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (hereinafter referred to as ERE). This notice also provides additional information about ANA's plan for administering the programs.
Office of Community Services; Award a Single Source Replacement Grant
The Office of Community Services (OCS) awarded a single source replacement grant of $50,000 under the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training and Technical Assistance and Capacity Building ProgramEarned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Asset Formation Opportunities program to Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) in Baltimore, Maryland on September 30, 2007. On September 16, 2009, MVLS submitted a letter relinquishing their grant. Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) of Baltimore, Maryland, an eligible entity, submitted a letter and grant application on September 16, 2009, requesting approval as a single source replacement grantee for the CSBG EITC project as of September 30, 2009. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) approved Job Opportunities Task Force as the permanent successor grantee for the award.