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Administration for Children and Families
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
|1. Log No.: ACYF-IM-94-23||2. Issuance Date: 12/9/94|
|3. Originating Office: Children's Bureau|
|4. Key Word: Independent Living Initiatives|
TO: State Agencies Administering or Supervising the Administration of Title IV-E of the Social Security Act; and State Independent Living Coordinators
SUBJECT: Availability of FY 1995 Funds for the Independent Living Program
LEGAL AND RELATED REFERENCES: Sections 472, 474, 475 and 477 of Title IV-E of the Social Security Act; ACYF-PI-93-16 dated December 10, 1993.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Information Memorandum is to remind States that funding for the Independent Living Program (ILP) is available and that applications are due to ACF Regional Offices not later than January 31, 1995.
Program reports covering FY 1994 are due not later than January 1, 1995.
CONTENT: Application Requirements: The instructions for applying for FY 1994 and future year funds for the ILP are set forth in ACYF-PI-93-16 dated December 10, 1993 (Attachment A).
For FY 1995, the amount appropriated is $70 million. The FY 1995 State allocation table, which includes both the basic amount and the additional amount available for State match, is attached (Attachment B). FY 1995 funds must be liquidated by September 30, 1996.
A form entitled State Information on the Independent Living Program (Attachment C) is also attached. The State need not complete this form if there are no changes in administering agency, employer identification number, manner in which the child welfare program in the State is administered, State matching information, eligible population, or trust funds. The information provided in the FY 1994 application is considered permanent and will remain in effect unless rescinded by the State, after notification in writing to the Regional Administrator, ACF.
The description of the ILP should also include the budget for the current fiscal year (i.e., FY 1994) and the projected fiscal year (i.e., FY 1995). The budget for each year should show a breakdown of Federal and State funds (not including foster care maintenance payments) expended for independent living programs, services and activities.
Certifications which are required to be submitted with the application, regarding drug-free workplace, anti-lobbying and disclosure, and debarment, are found at Attachment D.
Program Reports: The Program Report should include information about prior year activities not covered in reports previously submitted. Additional instructions on the content and submission of the Program Report are specified in ACYF-PI-93-16.
An updated list of the Regional Administrators, ACF, is attached (Attachment E).
Inquiries: Regional Administrators,
Children's Bureau, ACYF
Olivia A. Golden
Attachment B: FY 1995 Independent Living Program Allotments
Attachment C: State Information on the Independent Living Program
Attachment D: List of Regional Administrators, ACF
Attachment E: Certifications (not included in the electronic copy)