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Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request

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AGENCY:

Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) Grantee Progress Report (GPR) 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, Carla Ganiel at 202-606-6773 or email to cganiel@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

ADDRESSES:

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 Start Printed Page 50633National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register:

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

(2) By email to: smar@omb.eop.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 CNCS, 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.

Comments

A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the Federal Register on May 9, 2014. This comment period ended July 11, 2014. No public comments were received from this Notice.

Description: All VGF grantees complete the GPR, mid-year GPR and a final GPR within 90 days of grant closeout, which provide information for CNCS staff to monitor grantee progress and to respond to requests from Congress and other stakeholders. The information is collected electronically through the eGrants system.

Type of Review: New.

Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.

Title: Volunteer Generation Fund Grantee Progress Report.

OMB Number: TBD.

Agency Number: None.

Affected Public: Volunteer Generation Fund grantees.

Total Respondents: 25.

Frequency: Biannual with one additional final report required at closeout of the grant.

Average Time per Response: 9 hours per submission.

Estimated Total Burden Hours: 450.

Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.

Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

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Dated: August 19, 2014.

William Basl,

Director, AmeriCorps State and National.

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[FR Doc. 2014-20164 Filed 8-22-14; 8:45 am]

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