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AGENCY:

Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF, ACF, DHHS.

ACTION:

Notice to award 27 expansion supplements.

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.

SUMMARY:

The Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Start Printed Page 58247herein 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:

Grantee organizationCity, stateAmount
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado (Pike's Peak)Denver, CO$10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern ArizonaShow Low, AZ105,930
Travis High School Educational FoundationAustin, TX60,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of GeorgiaMacon, GA34,650
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, IncSan Diego, CA66,330
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, IncVentura, CA48,216
Clemson UniversityClemson, GA56,473
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern MissouriSt. Louis, MO198,000
Mother Seton House, IncVirginia Beach, VA27,128
City of LongviewLongview, TX42,575
Break the BarriersFresno, CA190,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of UtahSalt Lake City, UT99,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of MassachusettsAtlanta, GA63,831
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, IncAlbany, NY76,598
Be-A-Friend Program, Inc., Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie CountyBuffalo, NY198,000
Children's Home SocietyCharleston, WV72,971
United Communities of Southeast PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA59,400
America on TrackSanta Ana, CA86,879
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central CaliforniaFresno, CA55,239
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central OhioColumbus, OH150,000
Community Solutions of El Paso, IncEl Paso, TX99,000
Families Under Urban and Social AttackHouston, TX74,250
Deep East TX Council of GovernmentsJasper, TX53,815
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast LouisianaNew Orleans, LA170,000
Volunteers of America of Greater New OrleansNew Orleans, LA236,093
Serving Children and Adolescents in NeedLaredo, TX53,500
Hour Children, IncLong Island City, NY74,250
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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Dated: September 29, 2008.

Joan E. Ohl,

Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families.

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

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