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SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

Instructions for Preparing a Grant Application Standard Form 424

for

THE SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

United States Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Division of Older Worker Programs

2002

GRANT APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SCSEP)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

All SCSEP grantees, except Unified Plan States, applying for funds under Title V of the OAA must submit a Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance to:

  1. The State-designated Single Point of Contact (SPOC). It is advisable to check with the SPOC before sending the grant application form. Some states do not require clearance of SCSEP projects while others may require multiple copies.
  2. State Agencies on Aging. Applicants that are not State Agencies on Aging must submit a copy of the grant application to the appropriate State Agency on Aging in those States where they propose to operate. Comments from these organizations on the grant application should be sent within 20 days to the applicant and to DOWP. This requirement for consultation is intended to foster cooperation, coordination and the exchange of information.
  3. Area Agencies on Aging. Applicants planning to operate a project in the service area of an Area Agency on Aging (AAA) must provide the appropriate AAA with a copy of their grant application. Comments from the AAA should be provided within 20 days of submission, and the applicant should send a copy to DOWP.
  4. The Division of Older Worker Programs, with the entire grant application package when it has been completed.

CLARIFYING INSTRUCTIONS FOR STANDARD FORM 424

If additional space is needed to complete an item, insert an asterisk and use an extra sheet of paper. For the most part, this form is self-explanatory. Complete all applicable items.

Item 12. List the counties with the number of authorized positions to be placed in each one. (National grantees may provide only the information required for a specific jurisdiction to the pertinent State or Area Agency on Aging or the State Clearinghouse. The submittal to the DOWP should have the complete national breakout by State and county, however). If the space on the form is not sufficient, please continue on a separate page.

Item 15. The Federal funding for Program Year 2002 for all State grantees is listed on Attachment I or may be obtained by calling the Grant Officer Technical Representative (GOTR) in DOWP.

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