Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program


To train and assist selected foreign militaries in establishing and implementing HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs for their military personnel and dependents.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of The Army, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2021 Devised plans, implement and monitor programs towards achieving HIV/AIDS epidemic control.
Fiscal Year 2023 DHAPP has successfully engaged over 80 countries in efforts to combat HIV/AIDS among its respective military services. DHAPP is the Department of Defense’s military to military implementing arm of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) collaborating with the U.S. State Department (DoS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Peace Corps, and other federal agencies. Working closely with U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Unified Combatant Commanders, Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), university collaborators, and other non-governmental organizations, DHAPP assists countries in establishing HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs in strengthening their capabilities to combat HIV.
Section 632(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended and the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria ACT, 2003 (Public Law 108-25) (U.S. Leadership Act); Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of State Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) signed 13 September 2016.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
All responsible sources from academia, industry, and non-governmental organizations may apply. No awards will be made directly to foreign military establishments. All applicants must demonstrate the active support of the in-country military and the DoD representative in the corresponding U.S. Embassy in the planning and submission of their applications.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are primarily foreign Governments.
For institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, States, local governments, and Indian tribes, costs will be determined in accordance with Subpart E of 2 CFR part 200. Applicants must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM). Also, the applicant, its principals, and proposed subrecipients/subrecipient principals must not appear on the SAM Exclusions website as currently debarred, suspended, or otherwise ineligible. Further requirements are stated in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. See funding announcement
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. All eligible organizations may submit proposals in response to general and specific funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) published annually or as the need arises. Information regarding areas of interest and points of contact are contained in the FOAs. Application and award procedures are also contained in the FOA brochures.
Award Procedure
Award decisions will be based on a competitive selection of proposals resulting from a merit review. Evaluations will use the criteria contained in the relevant FOA. If selected for award, the proposal is incorporated into a grant document and the applicant agrees to perform the work described therein.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Formal proposals are generally reviewed and notification made within six months from submission. Grant awards are usually made within three months from notification.
Not applicable.
Renewals are made by competitive applications and reviews.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are defined specifically in the FOAs when issued.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are authorized through grants and cooperative agreements, primarily with non-governmental U.S. organizations and educational institutions, to carry out activities that support HIV/AIDS prevention programs in militaries around the world. Funds are generally limited for direct support of activities conducted outside the United States.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Refer to grant award for Reporting Requirements.
Not applicable.
Record keeping requirements are in accordance with the terms and conditions of the award, which will include appropriate provisions related to recipient records that are required by the DoDGARs.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Funding will reflect the period of performance and may be awarded incrementally. Generally, projects are funded for one year of operations. Funds are normally provided in individual grants according to a quarterly schedule of payments. Funding may be awarded incrementally.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Jenna Stovall, MBA
Branch Chief for Fiscal and Budget Operations
DoD HIV/AIDS Prevention Program [DHAPP]
DHA-AD/S-Public Health
San Diego, CA 92152 USA
Phone: 571-265-0855
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 22$57,000,000.00; FY 23 est $53,000,000.00; FY 24 est $0.00; FY 21$55,000,000.00; FY 20$55,000,000.00; FY 17$47,000,000.00; FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 est $40,416,238.00; FY 16$47,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$200,000 to $7,000,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
DoDGARS (as updated through DoD's implementation of 2 CFR part 200 which can be found at 2 CFR parts 1100-1199) applies to DoD grants and cooperative agreements.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2023 DHAPP's objective, funded through the PEPFAR & DOD program, is to save lives, prevent HIV infections, and accelerate progress toward achieving HIV/AIDS epidemic control and to support the development of interventions and programs in military health systems that address these issues. DHAPP works with militaries of foreign countries to devise plans based on the following process: • Meet with key partners in country to determine provisional major program areas and other technical assistance needs. • Adapt DHAPP support to a country’s need for prevention, care and/or treatment of its HIV/AIDS situation based on an assessment of the country’s epidemic, and more specifically, in that country’s military. • Strengthen the military capacity for ownership and behavioral changes over the long term. • Consider program design by leveraging assets with other country partners who have/had successful prevention, care, and/or treatment efforts. • Focus on prevention, care and/or treatment impact aligned with national implementation plans. • Implement and monitor programs to ensure accountability and sustainability


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