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Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request

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Corporation for National and Community Service.




The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the “Corporation”), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled “AmeriCorps State and National Application and Reporting Instructions for Recovery Act Funding” to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Ms. Amy Borgstrom at (202) 606-6930. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.


Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in this Federal Register.

(1) By fax to: (202) 395-6974, Attention: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and

(2) Electronically by e-mail to:

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The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:

  • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility;
  • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
  • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
  • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.


A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, April 1, 2009. This comment period ended June 1, 2009. No comments were received.

Description: The Corporation seeks to renew the AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions for Recovery Act Funding. The purpose of this guidance is to assist current AmeriCorps State and National grantees in accessing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to engage AmeriCorps members and community volunteers in efforts to stimulate the economy and to report on their activities. The current form is due to expire on September 30, 2009.

Type of Review: Renewal, previously granted emergency approval by OMB on March 19, 2009.

Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.

Title: AmeriCorps State and National Recovery Act Funding Application and Reporting Instructions.

OMB Number: 3045-0132.

Agency Number: None.

Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal governments.

Total Respondents: 250 respondents.

Frequency: Once for applications and quarterly for one year for reports.

Average Time per Response: 8 hours.

Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10,000 hours.

Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.

Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

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Dated: June 16, 2009.

Lois Nembhard,

Acting Director AmeriCorps State and National.

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[FR Doc. E9-14738 Filed 6-22-09; 8:45 am]