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Administration for Children and Families
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
|1. Log No.: ACYF-IM-CB-97-09||2. Issuance Date: 12/24/97|
|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 1998 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 purposes of this Information Memorandum are to: (1) inform States that FY 1998 Independent Living Program (ILP) funding is available; (2) inform States of the procedures to be followed in applying for FY 1998 IL funds and in reporting on program activities and services; (3) inform States that the ILP applications are due to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Regional Offices not later than January 31, 1998; and (4) inform States of the amount of individual State allotments under the FY 1998 appropriation of $70 million for the ILP.
INFORMATION: FY 1998 Application Procedures: The instructions provided by Program Instruction ACYF-PI-93-16 dated December 10, 1993, (Attachment A), remain in effect and must be followed in order to receive FY 1998 IL funds.
For FY 1998, the amount appropriated is $70 million. The FY 1998 State allocation table, which includes both the basic amount and the additional amount available for State match, is attached (Attachment B). FY 1998 funds must be liquidated by September 30, 1999.
The Program Report covering FY 1997 activities and services is due not later than January 1, 1998.
An updated list of the Regional Administrators, ACF, is attached (Attachment E).
Regional Administrators, ACF Regions I-X
Children' Bureau, ACYF
James A. Harrell
Attachment B: FY 1998 Independent Living Program Allotments
Attachment C: State Information on the Independent Living Program
Attachment D: Certifications
Attachment E: List of Regional Administrators, ACF