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Title 45Subtitle ASubchapter A → Part 97


Title 45: Public Welfare


PART 97—CONSOLIDATION OF GRANTS TO THE INSULAR AREAS


Contents
§97.10   What is a consolidated grant?
§97.11   Which jurisdictions may apply for a consolidated grant?
§97.12   Which grants may be consolidated?
§97.13   How does an insular area apply for a consolidated grant?
§97.14   How will grant awards be made?
§97.15   For what purposes can grant funds be used?
§97.16   What fiscal, matching and administrative requirements apply to grantees?

Authority: Sec. 501, Pub. L. 95-134, as amended, 48 U.S.C. 1469a.

Source: 47 FR 56468, Dec. 16, 1982, unless otherwise noted.

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§97.10   What is a consolidated grant?

As used in this part, a consolidated grant means a grant award to an insular area, the funds of which are derived from the allocations under two or more of the programs specified in §97.12.

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§97.11   Which jurisdictions may apply for a consolidated grant?

The following jurisdictions (insular areas), as appropriate with respect to each block and formula grant program, may apply for a consolidated grant under this part: the Virgin Islands; Guam; American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (the Republic of Palau). In addition, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands may apply for a consolidated grant for certain PHS programs as indicated in §97.12.

[56 FR 38346, Aug. 13, 1991]

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§97.12   Which grants may be consolidated?

(a) These regulations apply to the consolidation of grants under the programs listed in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section and to any additional program(s) as determined by the Secretary. The list of programs will be periodically updated in the Code of Federal Regulations through publication in the Federal Register.

(b) Block Grants.

(1) Preventive Health and Health Services, 42 U.S.C. 300w-300w-10.1

1  Certain Public Health Service programs for which the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands may apply for a consolidated grant.

(2) Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services, 42 U.S.C. 300x-300x-9.2

2  See footnote 1 in §97.12(a)(1).

(3) Maternal and Child Health Services, 42 U.S.C. 701-709.3

3  See footnote 1 in §97.12(a)(1).

(4) Social Services, 42 U.S.C. 1397-1397f.

(5) Community Services, 42 U.S.C. 9901-9912.

(6) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 8621-8629.

(7) Community Youth Activity, 42 U.S.C. 11841.4

4  See footnote 1 in §97.12(a)(1).

(c) Other Grants.

(1) Child Welfare Services, 42 U.S.C. 620, et seq.

(2) Developmental Disabilities, 42 U.S.C. 6021-6030.

(3) Aging Supportive Services and Senior Centers, 42 U.S.C. 3030d.

(4) Congregate Meals for the Elderly, 42 U.S.C. 3030e.

(5) Home Delivered Meals for the Elderly, 42 U.S.C. 3030f.

(6) Child Abuse and Neglect State Grants, 42 U.S.C. 5103(b).

(7) Dependent Care Planning and Development State Grants, 42 U.S.C. 9871, et. seq.

(8) Family Violence Prevention and Services, 42 U.S.C. 10401, et seq.

(9) Children's Justice Act, 42 U.S.C. 5101, et seq.

(10) Child Development Associate Scholarship Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 10901, et seq.

(11) Emergency Community Services Homeless, 42 U.S.C. 11301.

(12) Community Food and Nutrition, 42 U.S.C. 9910a.

(13) Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals, 42 U.S.C. 9501.

(14) Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, 42 U.S.C. 290 (cc-21) et seq.

[56 FR 38346, Aug. 13, 1991]

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§97.13   How does an insular area apply for a consolidated grant?

(a) An insular area may apply for a consolidated grant in lieu of filing an individual application for any of the programs listed in §97.12 for which the insular area is eligible.

(b) The chief executive officer or his designee may submit a consolidated grant application at any time prior to expenditure of the funds proposed for consolidation. The application must specify the amount of funds proposed for consolidation, the titles of the programs that are the sources of funds that are to be consolidated and the titles of the programs under whose statutory authority the funds are to be expended.

(c) The application must contain the assurances, certifications, and other information required by the statutes and regulations applicable to those programs under which funds will be expended. If any of the requirements for these latter programs are substantially the same, they may be met by a single assurance, certification, or narrative, as appropriate. The application need not meet the application or other requirements for programs which are sources of funds for the consolidated grant but under whose authority no funds will be expended.

(d) If after receiving a consolidated grant, an insular area wishes to use funds for a purpose authorized by an eligible program that is not included in the consolidated grant, or by an eligible program that was included in the grant but was not intended as a program under which funds would be expended, the insular area must submit an amended application indicating the proposed change and containing the assurances, certifications and other information applicable to that program.

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§97.14   How will grant awards be made?

The Secretary, or his designee, will award a consolidated grant to each insular area that applies for a consolidated grant and meets the requirements of this part and of the statutes and regulations applicable to the programs under whose authority the consolidated grant funds will be expended. As long as the amount requested does not exceed the amount for which the insular area is eligible under the programs that are being consolidated, the amount of the award will equal the amount requested in the application.

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§97.15   For what purposes can grant funds be used?

Funds awarded under a consolidated grant must be used for purposes authorized by the statutes and regulations of the programs included in the consolidated grant. In its application for a consolidated grant the insular area is to indicate the amount of funds that will be allocated to the eligible programs.

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§97.16   What fiscal, matching and administrative requirements apply to grantees?

(a) An insular area receiving a consolidated grant must comply with the statutes and regulations applicable to the programs under which the funds are to be used, except as otherwise provided in this part.

(b) In regard to programs included in a consolidated grant, an insular area need not comply with any of the statutory or regulatory provisions requiring recipients to match federal funds with their own or other funds.

(c) A single report may be submitted in lieu of any individual reports that may be required under the programs included in a consolidated grant.

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