38 CFR 61.40 - Special need grants - general.

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§ 61.40 Special need grants - general.

(a) VA provides special need grants to public or nonprofit private entities that will create or provide supportive housing and services, which they would not otherwise create or provide, for the following special need homeless veteran populations:

(1) Women;

(2) Frail elderly;

(3) Terminally ill;

(4) Chronically mentally ill; or

(5) Individuals who have care of minor dependents.

(b) Applicants must submit an application package for a capital or non-capital grant, which will be processed by the VA National GPD Program in accordance with this part; however, to be eligible for a capital special need grant, an applicant must receive at least 800 points (out of a possible 1000) and must receive points under each of the following paragraphs: (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), and (g) of § 61.13. Non-capital special need grants are rated in the same manner as non-capital grant applications under § 61.32.

(c) A recipient of a grant under paragraph (a) of this section may use amounts under the grant to provide services directly to a dependent of a homeless veteran with special needs who is under the care of such homeless veteran while such homeless veteran receives services from the grant recipient under this section.

(d) The following sections apply to special need grants: §§ 61.61 through 61.67, § 61.80, and § 61.82.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501, 2061)

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Title 38 published on 2015-12-03

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 61 after this date.

  • 2016-04-04; vol. 81 # 64 - Monday, April 4, 2016
    1. 81 FR 19355 - Federal Agency Final Regulations Implementing Executive Order 13559: Fundamental Principles and Policymaking Criteria for Partnerships With Faith-Based and Other Neighborhood Organizations
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on May 4, 2016. Compliance Date: Recipients of Federal financial assistance to which these regulations apply must comply with these final regulations by July 5, 2016.
      2 CFR Part 3474

Title 38 published on 2015-12-03.

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  • 2016-04-04; vol. 81 # 64 - Monday, April 4, 2016
    1. 81 FR 19355 - Federal Agency Final Regulations Implementing Executive Order 13559: Fundamental Principles and Policymaking Criteria for Partnerships With Faith-Based and Other Neighborhood Organizations
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on May 4, 2016. Compliance Date: Recipients of Federal financial assistance to which these regulations apply must comply with these final regulations by July 5, 2016.
      2 CFR Part 3474