Corporation for National and Community Service March 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-4898
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-14
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). 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 requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning a self assessment tool: ``My Improvement Plan''. This is a tool we are planning on launching in conjunction with new rules for AmeriCorps. ``My Improvement Plan,'' is designed to strengthen the Corporation's accountability in cost effectively developing grantee core management competencies (such as financial and grants management, resource and fund development, performance measurement and evaluations, etc.) and achieving targeted results.
Policy Change Regarding the Publication of Notices of Funding Availability
Document Number: 05-4589
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (Corporation) no longer publishes Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) in the Federal Register. Instead, all Corporation NOFAs are synopsized and posted at the government-wide Internet site, http:// Grants.gov, in accordance with the policy directive issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The full NOFA associated with a synopsis posted at Grants.gov may be accessed by following the universal resource locator (URL) link included in the synopsis, or by visiting the Corporation's Web site.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-4152
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). 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 requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of its Engaging Persons with Disabilities in National and Community Service Application Instructions using the Corporation's Electronic Application System, eGrants. Completion of the Engaging Persons with Disabilities in National and Community Service Application Instructions is required to be considered for funding. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-4151
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). 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 requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the proposed renewal of its AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Progress Report (OMB Control Number 3045-0043), The previously approved Progress Report will expire on May 31, 2005. This reinstatement with changes reflects the Corporation's intent to modify selected sections of the collection instrument to reflect changes in data considered ``core reporting'' information to meet a variety of needs, including adding new data elements as needed to ensure information collection captures appropriate data for the Corporation's required performance measurement and other reporting.