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Administration on Children, Youth and Families

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Notice To Award 27 Expansion Supplements.

Summary

The Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), herein announces the awarding of 27 program expansion supplemental awards in the amount of $2,462,128 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 funds to grantees under the Mentoring of Children of Prisoners (MCP) program. The additional funding will supplement awards to grantees that have demonstrated the capacity to make quality matches and currently are making significant process in reaching their match goal. The 27 supplemental awards will enable MCP grantees to reach more children of incarcerated parents who are in need of mentoring.

The following grantees are receiving program expansion supplemental funds for a 12-month project period of September 30, 2008-September 29, 2009:

 

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CFDA #: 93.616.

Legislative Authority: Social Security Act, Section 439, as amended by the Child and Family Services Improvement Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-288).

Project Period: September 30, 2008-September 29, 2009.

Amount of Award:$2,462,128.

Grantee organization City, state Amount
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado (Pike's Peak) Denver, CO $10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Arizona Show Low, AZ 105,930
Travis High School Educational Foundation Austin, TX 60,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia Macon, GA 34,650
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Inc San Diego, CA 66,330
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, Inc Ventura, CA 48,216
Clemson University Clemson, GA 56,473
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri St. Louis, MO 198,000
Mother Seton House, Inc Virginia Beach, VA 27,128
City of Longview Longview, TX 42,575
Break the Barriers Fresno, CA 190,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 99,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Atlanta, GA 63,831
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, Inc Albany, NY 76,598
Be-A-Friend Program, Inc., Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County Buffalo, NY 198,000
Children's Home Society Charleston, WV 72,971
United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 59,400
America on Track Santa Ana, CA 86,879
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California Fresno, CA 55,239
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Columbus, OH 150,000
Community Solutions of El Paso, Inc El Paso, TX 99,000
Families Under Urban and Social Attack Houston, TX 74,250
Deep East TX Council of Governments Jasper, TX 53,815
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Louisiana New Orleans, LA 170,000
Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans New Orleans, LA 236,093
Serving Children and Adolescents in Need Laredo, TX 53,500
Hour Children, Inc Long Island City, NY 74,250

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

Curtis O. Porter, Acting Associate Commissioner, Family and Youth Services Bureau, 1250 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20024, Phone: 202-205-8102.

Dated: September 29, 2008.

Joan E. Ohl,

Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families.

[FR Doc. E8-23482 Filed 10-3-08; 8:45 am]

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