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additional information either before or after consideration of the application. The Technical Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Administrator, who determines the action to be taken with respect to each application and notifies the applicant accordingly. $ 270.167 Grant awards.

All grant awards shall be in writing, shall specify the amount of funds granted, the budget period for which support is given, and the total project period for which support is contemplated. For continuation support, grantees must make separate application in the form and detail required by the Administrator. $ 270.168 Payments.

The Administrator shall from time to time make payments to a grantee of all or a portion of any grant award, either in advance or by way of reimbursement

$ 270.164 Areas of emphasis. Areas of emphasis may include:

(a) The development of new techniques and practices in services to delinquent youth and those in danger of becoming delinquent, including:

(1) Innovative community-based rehabilitative services, such as new approaches to services to the offender in the community.

(2) Innovative community-based preventive programs, such as those which create new roles for youth in the community.

(3) Methods of improving the effectiveness of the juvenile justice system.

(b) The development of new patterns of service to delinquent youth and those in danger of becoming delinquent, including:

(1) New ways of delivering services within the structure of existing organizations and agencies.

(2) New patterns of coordinating community services.

(3) New methods of establishing linkages between community resources and the juvenile justice system.

(c) The development of new methods for the utilization of professional and nonprofessional personnel, both youth and adults, as well as for new training techniques.

(d) The development of effective methods and techniques for program assessment. $ 270.165 Factors considered in evalu

ating applications. In evaluating applications, the Administrator will consider a number of factors, including the following:

(a) The relative extent to which the project or program contributes to the development of new knowledge in the field of delinquency prevention and rehabilitation.

(b) The relative extent to which project results have potential for adoption within the community upon termination of the Federal grant.

(c) The relative ability of the applicant to employ innovative and effective methods and techniques. $ 270.166 Project review.

All applications which meet the legal requirements for a grant under this subpart will be processed by the Service for submission to a Technical Advisory Committee appointed by the Secretary. The applicant may be requested to submit

the project period, to the extent he determines such payments necessary to promote prompt initiation and advancement of the approved project. All such payments shall be recorded by the grantee in accounting records separate from all other fund accounts, including funds derived from other grant awards. Amounts paid shall be available for expenditure by the grantee in accordance with the regulations of this subpart throughout the project period subject to such limitations as the Administrator may prescribe. $ 270.169 Expenditure of grant funds.

(a) Except as otherwise authorized, where the grantee is a public agency the administrative provisions of State or local law applicable to the monies appropriated to the public agency shall apply to Federal monies paid to the agency under this subpart.

(b) Grants under this subpart will be available for the following types of expenditures for approved projects:

(1) Salaries, cost of travel, and related expenses of project personnel.

(2) Necessary supplies, equipment, and related expenses.

(3) Purchase of provision of services to individuals served by the project.

(4) Costs of administration and other indirect costs of the project, subject to such limitations as are set forth in the Bureau of the Budget Circular A-21, or A-87, and as the Administrator may establish.

(5) Stipends, traineeships, travel allowances, and subsistence as may be necessary for training conducted under the provisions of this subpart.

(6) Such other items as are included in the approved application.

(c) Expenditures shall be in connection with the conduct of the project as approved. $ 270.170 Reports and records.

The grantee shall make reports to the Administrator in such form and containing such information as may reasonably be necessary to enable the Administrator to perform his functions under this subpart, and shall keep such records and afford such access thereto as the Administrator may find necessary to assure the correctness and verification of such reports. $ 270.171 Fiscal and auditing proce

dures. (a) Fiscal procedures. The grantee shall provide for such fiscal control and fund accounting procedures as are necessary to assure proper disbursement of, and accounting for, the Federal funds paid to it. Accounts and supporting documents relating to project expenditures shall be adequate to permit an accurate and expeditious audit.

(b) Auditing procedures. Each grantee shall make appropriate provision for the auditing of project expenditure records, and such records as well as the audit reports shall be available to auditors of the Federal Government. $ 270,172 Retention of records.

(a) Generai rule. Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records, identifiable by grant number, until audit by or on behalf of the Department or for 5 years after the end of the budget period, whichever is the lesser. Original documents, such as invoices, checks, time records, and payrolls in support of direct costs, may be retained in grant files or in the grantees' regular files provided the grantees' accounting records contain adequate references for identifying and locating the original documents. However, in all cases records shall be retained until resolution of audit questions relating to individual grants.

(b) Inventories of equipment. Where equipment which costs $300 or more per item is purchased by the grantee, inventories and other records supporting accountability shall be maintained until

the grantee is notified of the completion of the Department's review and audit covering the disposition of such equipment. Such equipment may not be sold or exchanged for unlike equipment prior to the expiration of its useful life or the expiration of the project period and all extensions thereof, whichever occurs first. $ 270.173 Publications and copyrights.

(a) Publications. Grantees under this subpart may publish the results of any project without prior review by the Seryice, provided that such publications carry an acknowledgment of assistance received under the Act, and a statement that the claimed findings and conclusions do not necessarily reflect the views of the Service, and provided that copies of the publications are furnished to the Service.

(b) Copyright. Where the grant-supported activity results in a book or other copyrightable material, the grantee is free to copyright, but the Service reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, translate, or otherwise use, and to authorize others to use, all copyrightable or copyrighted material resulting from the grant-supported activity. $ 270.174 Interest.

Pursuant to section 203 of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act of 1968 (Public Law 90-577), a State, as defin in section 102 of that Act, will not be held accountable for interest earned on grant funds pending their disbursement for program purposes. A State, as defined in the Intergovernmental Cooper&tion Act, section 102, means any one of the several States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, or any agency or instrumentality of a State, but does not include the governments of the political subdivisions of the State. All other grantees must return to the Service all interest earned on grant funds. $ 270.175 Termination.

A grant may be terminated in whole or in part at any time at the discretion of the Administrator. Noncancellable obligations properly incurred prior to the receipt of the notice of termination will be honored. The grantee shall be promptly notified of such termination in writing and given the reasons therefor.

Subpart J-Technical Assistance (b) The application shall be executed Grants

by an individual authorized to act for

the applicant and to assume on behalf of $ 270.180 Purpose.

the applicant the obligations imposed by (a) The purpose of this subpart is to the terms and conditions of any award. aid State, local, or other public or pri

including this subpart. vate agencies or organizations in matters

(c) Any major proposed amendments relating to the prevention of delinquency to an approved application shall be subor to rehabilitative services for delin- mitted in writing, in advance, to the quent youth and youth in danger of Administrator. No such changes shall be becoming delinquent through the provi put into effect without the approval of sion of technical assistance. The Admin- the Administrator. istrator shall determine whether the

$ 270.184 Grant awards. necessary assistance will be provided directly or through such means as grants

All grant awards shall be in writing, and contracts.

shall specify the amount of funds (b) This subpart is applicable to

granted, the budget period for which sup

port is given, and the total project period grants.

for which support is contemplated. For $ 270.181 Eligibility.

continuation support, grantees must Grants under this subpart may be

make separate application in the form made to any public agency or nonprofit and detail required by the Administrator. private agency or organization.

$ 270.185 Payments. $ 270.182 Matching requirements.

The Administrator shall from time to (a) There are no specific matching time make payments to a grantee of all requirements for grants under this sub

or a portion of any grant award, either part. However, to the extent deemed ap

in advance or by way of reimbursement propriate, the Administrator may require for expenses to be incurred or incurred matching funds, facilities, or services for

in the project period, to the extent he carrying out the project.

determines such payments necessary to (b) The application must contain as

promote prompt initiation and advancesurances that the Federal grant funds

ment of the approved project. All such for technical assistance will be used to

payments shall be recorded by the supplement and, to the extent practi

grantee in accounting records separate cable, increase the level of funds that

from all other fund accounts, including would otherwise be made available by

funds derived from other grant awards. the State or locality for this purpose and

Amounts paid shall be available for exthat the Federal funds will not supplant

penditures by the grantee in accordance such non-Federal funds.

with the regulations of this subpart

throughout the project period subject to $ 270.183 Application.

such limitations as the Administrator (a) An application for funds under may prescribe. this subpart shall contain the following:

$ 270.186 Expenditure of grant funds. (1) A budget and budget justification. (2) The qualifications of the principal

(a) Except as otherwise authorized, staff members to be responsible for the

where the grantee is a public agency, the project.

administrative provisions of State or (3) A statement of the need for such

local law applicable to the monies aptechnical assistance and the goals to be

propriated to the public agency shall

apply to Federal monies paid to the attained in providing such assistance. This statement could be prepared as a

agency under this subpart. cooperative effort between the grantee

(b) Grants under this subpart will be and the agencies or organizations to be

available for the following types of exassisted.

penditures for approved projects: (4) A narrative description of the

(1) Salaries, cost of travel, and related methods to be used by the applicant in

expenses of project personnel; rendering technical assistance, and the

(2) Necessary supplies, equipment, and time schedule for rendering

rendering this

this

related expenses; assistance.

(3) Purchase or provision of services to (5) Such other information as the individuals served by the project; Administrator may require.

(4) Costs of administration and other

indirect costs of the project, subject to such limitations as are set forth in the Bureau of the Budget Circular A-21, or A-87, and as the Administrator may establish; and

(5) Such other items as are included in the approved application.

(c) Expenditures shall be in connection with the conduct of the project as approved. $ 270.187 Reports and records.

The grantee shall make reports to the Administrator in such form and containing such information as may reasonably be necessary to enable the Administrator to perform his functions under this subpart, and shall keep such records and afford such access thereto as the Administrator may find necessary to assure the correctness and verification of such reports. $ 270.188 Fiscal and auditing proce

dures. (a) Fiscal procedures. The grantee shall provide for such fiscal control and funds-accounting procedures as are necessary to assure proper disbursement of, and accounting for, the Federal funds paid to it. Accounts and supporting documents relating to project expenditures shall be adequate to permit an accurate and expeditious audit.

(b) Auditing procedures. Each grantee shall make appropriate provision for the auditing of project expenditure records, and such records as well as the audit reports shall be available to auditors of the Federal Government. $ 270.189 Retention of records.

(a) General rule. Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records, identifiable by grant number, until audit by or on behalf of the Department or for 5 years after the end of the budget period, whichever is the lesser. Original documents, such as invoices, checks, time records, and payrolls in support of direct costs, may be retained in grant files or in the grantees' regular files provided the grantees' accounting records contain adequate references for identifying and locating the original documents. However, in all cases records shall be retained until resolution of audit questions relating to individual grants.

(b) Inventories of equipment. Where equipment which costs $300 or more per Item is purchased by the grantee, inventories and other records supporting ac

countability shall be maintained until the grantee is notified of the completion of the Department's review and audit coyering the disposition of such equipment. Such equipment may not be sold or exchanged for unlike equipment prior to the expiration of its useful life or the expiration of the project period and all extensions thereof, whichever occurs first. $ 270.190 Publications and copyrights.

(a) Publications. Grantees under this subpart may publish the results of any project without prior review by the Seryice, provided that such publications carry an acknowledgment of assistance received under the Act, and a statement that the claimed findings and conclusions do not necessarily reflect the views of the Service, and provided that copies of the publication are furnished to the Service.

(b) Copyright. Where the grantsupported activity results in a book or other copyrightable material, the grantee is free to copyright, but the Service reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, translate, or otherwise use, and to authorize others to use, all copyrightable or copyrighted material resulting from the grant-supported activity. $ 270.191 Interest.

Pursuant to section 203 of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act of 1968 (Public Law 90-577), a State, as defined in section 102 of that Act, will not be held accountable for interest earned on grant funds pending their disbursement for program purposes. A State, as defined in the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, section 102, means any one of the several States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, or any agency or instrumentality of a State, but does not include the governments of the politia subdivisions of the State. All other grantees must return to the Service interest earned on grant funds. $ 270.192 Termination.

A grant may be terminated in whole or in part at any time at the discretion of the Administrator. Noncancellable obligations properly incurred prior to the receipt of the notice of termination will be honored. The grantee shall be promptly notified of such termination in writing and given the reasons therefor.

ubpart K–Grants to States for Tech $ 270.203 Application. nical Assistance to Local Units (a) An application for funds under

this subpart shall contain the following: 270.200 Purpose.

(1) A budget and budget justification. The purpose of this subpart is to make (2) The qualifications of principal grants to States for the provision of tech staff members to be responsible for the nical assistance to local public agencies project. and nonprofit private agencies and orga (3) A statement of the goals of the nizations engaged in or preparing to en proposed technical assistance project gage in activities for which aid may be and how they relate to the purposes of provided under the Act. It will assist the Act. States to develop and devote resources (4) A description of the program areas to provide consultation in the techniques, in which assistance is to be provided as methods, and approaches by which de well as the methods to be employed in linquency prevention and rehabilitation implementing the goals of the project. programs may be developed, improved, (5) Where appropriate, a description strengthened, and made more effective of the role of youth in the technical and relevant.

assistance project. $ 270.201 Eligibility.

(6) Where appropriate, evidence that

public and private agencies furnishing Grants under this subpart may be welfare, education, health, mental made to any State agency administering health, preventive and rehabilitative, job a State plan submitted under Subpart D training, job placement, recreation, corof these interim regulations which is able rections, law enforcement, and other and willing to provide such technical basic services in the community will coassistance.

ordinate and cooperate with the State $ 270.202 Matching requirements.

agency giving technical assistance.

(7) A description of the relationship (a) Federal financial participation in between the technical assistance project the cost of providing technical assistance and the activities being conducted under will not exceed 90 percent of the total the State plan. cost of the technical assistance for which (8) Such other information as the the grant is made.

Administrator may require. (b) The non-Federal participation may (b) The application shall be executed be derived from a variety of sources, by an individual authorized to act for including:

the applicant and to assume on behalf (1) New appropriations or other new of the applicant the obligations imposed grantee funds;

by the terms and conditions of any (2) Existing funds and time of per award, including this subpart. sonnel used for the on-going activities of (c) Any major proposed amendments the agency which are made a part of the to an approved application shall be subproject.

mitted in writing, in advance to the AdServices or space donated to the project ministrator. No such changes shall be put may not be included as a grantee con

into effect without the approval of the tribution to the cost of the project.

Administrator. Grantee funds or services derived from $270.204 Factors considered in evaluother Federal funds or used for matching ating proposals. any other Federal grant may not be used In evaluating applications, the Adminto match the Federal funds in this pro istrator will consider a number of factors, gram except as otherwise specifically al- including the following: lowed by Federal statute.

(a) The need for the technical assist(b) The application must contain as ance project. surances that the Federal grant funds

(b) The capability of the State agency for technical assistance will be used to

to provide technical assistance.

(c) The capability of the State agency supplement and, to the extent practi

to maintain such technical assistance. cable, increase the level of funds that would otherwise be made available by $ 270.205 Project review. the State for technical assistance and All applications which meet the legal that the Federal funds will not supplant requirement for a grant under this subsuch non-Federal funds.

part will be processed by the Service for

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