Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Parts A and B


In February 2019, the Administration announced a new initiative, Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America. This 10-year initiative beginning FY 2020 seeks to achieve the important goal of reducing new HIV infections in the United States to less than 3,000 per year by 2030. The purpose of the first phase of this initiative is to focus resources in 48 counties, Washington, D.C., San Juan, Puerto Rico (PR), and seven states (hereafter referred to as to implement effective and innovative strategies, interventions, approaches, and services to achieve the goals of the initiative.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Health Service Act, Section 311(c) (42 U.S.C. ยง 243(c)), Public Law -
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are: o RWHAP Part A funded Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMAs) or Transitional Grant Areas (TGAs) whose service area includes one or more of the identified 48 HIV high burden counties; and the EMAs of Washington, D.C. and San Juan, PR. o RWHAP Part B funded States/Territories identified
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Applicants are encouraged to participate in the pre-application technical assistance call. Details will be provided in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. HRSA requires all applicants to apply electronically through Grants.gov. All eligible, qualified applications will be forwarded to an objective review committee. Based on the advice of the objective review committee, the HRSA program official with delegated authority is responsible for final selection and funding decisions. Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Award.
Award Procedure
Notification is made in writing (electronic) by a Notice of Award.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
Not applicable.
Awards will be made for up to 5 years, subject to the availability of funds. After initial awards, annual noncompetitive awards may be made contingent upon the submission of noncompetitive applications/progress reports and availability of funds.
How are proposals selected?
Procedures for assessing the technical merit of grant applications have been instituted to provide an objective review of applications and to assist the applicant in understanding the standards against which each application will be judged. Critical indicators have been developed for each review criterion to assist the applicant in presenting pertinent information related to that criterion and to provide the reviewer with a standard for evaluation. Competing applications are reviewed by nonfederal reviewers for technical merit recommendations. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated against the following criteria: (1) Purpose and Need; (2) Response to Program Purpose; (3) Impact; (4) Organizational Information, Resources and Capabilities; and (5) Support Requested. See the most recent Notice of Funding Opportunity for detailed review criteria.
How may assistance be used?
Funded recipients will use these initiative resources in conjunction with the RWHAP Parts A and B systems of HIV care and treatment to develop, implement, and/or enhance innovative approaches to engaging people with HIV in the focus jurisdictions who are newly diagnosed, not in care and/or not virally suppressed, as well as provide rapid access to a comprehensive continuum of high quality care and treatment services
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Recipients are required to maintain financial records for 3 years after the date they submit the final Federal Financial Report (FFR). If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the award has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.
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
This 10-year initiative beginning FY 2020. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Recipients draw down funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Deputy Associate Administrator Heather Hauck
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857 USA
Phone: (301) 443-1993
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $55,125,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
HRSA expects approximately $55,125,000 to be available in FY2020 It is anticipated that the total annual amount available could increase to $655,400,000 over the course of the 5 year period of performance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
All HRSA awards are subject to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements at 45 CFR part 75.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2020 This funding will supplement select existing RWHAP Part A & B recipients to provide HIV care and treatment services and systems enhancements to meet the goals of the initiative.


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