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Office of Clinical and Preventive Services: National HIV Program; HIV/AIDS Prevention and Engagement in Care

The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to meet American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community's needs in achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (Strategy), released in July 2015. Specifically, this agreement seeks to increase local activities to move the Nation forward toward improving its HIV prevention and care outcomes with special emphasis in one of five areas: 1) Increasing access to comprehensive Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services for those whom it is appropriate and desired; 2) Identifying local-level priorities for HIV care needs and creating tools and resources appropriate to meet those priorities; 3) Improving engagement and retention in care among People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA); 4) Supporting and educating communities on risk reduction activities for persons who inject drugs and extend access to services for medication-assisted therapies for persons with opioid addiction in accordance with Federal, state, Tribal, and local laws; and, 5) Increasing local-level delivery of age-appropriate HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) prevention education.

Locations
National
Fund Location Notes
Eligible Organizations
Number of Awards Given
5

Minimum Amount: 

$0.00

Maximum Amount: 

$100,000.00

Average Amount: 

$0.00

Award Amount: 

$500,000.00
Award Amount Notes
The total amount of funding identified for the current fiscal year (FY) 2016 is approximately $500,000. Individual award amounts are anticipated to be between $20,000 and $100,000. The amount of funding available for competing and continuation awards issued under this announcement are subject to the availability of appropriations and budgetary priorities of the Agency. The IHS is under no obligation to make awards that are selected for funding under this announcement.
Notes
Letter of Intent Date
7/22/16
Application Due Date
8/28/16
Award Date
7/22/16
Open Ended Date
7/22/16
Project Start Date
9/30/16
Application Contact
Lisa
Neel
HIV Program Coordinator
United States
(301) 443-4305
Lisa.Neel@ihs.gov
(301) 443-4305
Technical Contact
Paul
Gettys
Grant Systems Coordinator
Paul.Gettys@ihs.gov
United States
(301) 443-2114
(301) 443-2114
Fund Duration
The project period is for five years and will run consecutively from September 30, 2016 to September 29, 2021.
Subjects
Audiences
Application Process
All applications must be submitted electronically. Please use the http://www.Grants.gov Web site to submit an application electronically and select the “Find Grant Opportunities” link on the homepage. Download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit the completed application via the http://www.Grants.gov Web site. Electronic copies of the application may not be submitted as attachments to email messages addressed to IHS employees or offices.
Focus Area

Fund Number: 

HHS-2016-IHS-OCPS-HIV-0001

Fund ID: 

5165

Last Updated: 

7/6/16