Technical Assistance to Support AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in the 50 States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands
Grant Amount: Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding: $1,000,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $5,000,000.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year 2014 funds for a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to support CDC HIV related policies and programs by facilitating active communication, consultation, technical assistance, and problem solving between the CDC and the State and Territorial AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands. This five-year FOA reflects methods for assisting and supporting AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in the 50 States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands in the implementation of high impact comprehensive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention programs in order to achieve maximal results in addressing the HIV burden throughout the United States and reducing new HIV infections. Services provided under this FOA will include assistance in the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), High Impact Prevention (HIP), and other HIV prevention policy and programs, in accordance with core health department programs to include: public health systems, surveillance, behavioral and biomedical interventions, effective programs, health department cooperative agreement management, HIV testing (to include linkage, retention, and re-engagement in care and prevention services), and HIV prevention in racial and ethnic minority communities to reduce HIV related health disparities. This FOA is aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy; assistance will be provided to AIDS Directors on developing effective programs to meet the goals of NHAS of: Reducing HIV incidence; increasing access to care and optimizing health outcomes; and, Reducing HIV-related health disparities, by coordinating operational and programmatic activities for the development of statewide HIV plans. This will include the provision of technical assistance on the development of needs assessments and identifying specific action steps that improve coordination among Federal, State, and local agencies. Additionally, the FOA will support other efforts of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) through Program Collaboration and Service Integration (PCSI) and Health Equity. Technical assistance strategies such as: web-based consultations; face-to-face meetings; videoconferences or teleconferences; mentoring; and, peer-to-peer assistance will be utilized to address constituent’s needs within this FOA.
US Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Approximate Total Fiscal Year Funding: $1,000,000. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $5,000,000.
Letter of Intent Date
11/15/2013 -- Informational Conference Call for Potential Applicants: Date: November 13, 2013;
Time: 3:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time;
Phone number: 1-866-700-6936 Passcode: 8547626
Application Due Date
Tech Information Mgmt Section DHHS CDC Procurement & Grants Ofc 2920 Brandywine Road, MS E-14 Atlanta, GA 30341 Phone: (770) 488-2700
June Mayfield Project Coordinator for Prevention Programs and HIV Planning DHHS/CDC1600 Clifton Road, NE Mailstop E-35 Atlanta, GA 30333 Phone: (404) 639-0968
Communication Factors HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Management Technical Assistance
Government Agencies Health Planners Managers/Supervisors
Applicants must download the SF-424 application package associated with this funding opportunity from www.grants.gov. If access to the Internet is not available or if the applicant encounters difficulty in accessing the forms online, contact the HHS/CDC Procurement and Grant Office Technical Information Management Section (PGO TIMS) staff at (770) 488-2700 for further instruction. CDC Telecommunications for individuals with hearing loss is available at: TTY 1.888.232.6348.
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