HIV Prevention Programs for Women
HIV Prevention for Women Living in the Rural South: (1) Increase knowledge of accurate HIV prevention information among women living in rural communities in the south; (2) improve and increase access to quality HIV prevention services to women living with or at high risk for HIV infection in rural communities in the south; (3) improve receptivity to and awareness of HIV prevention education, necessary to reduce the stigma among women in rural southern communities; and (4) increase the number of women living in the rural south, who voluntarily receiving HIV testing.
HIV Prevention for Young Women Attending Minority Institutions: (1) Increase on campus activities targeting women at risk for HIV infection; (2) improve HIV prevention education efforts involving women on campus; (3) increase knowledge base of accurate HIV/STD prevention information among women attending minority institutions; and (4) improve access to HIV health related services for women attending minority institutions.
HIV Prevention for Women Living in the Rural and Frontier Indian Country: (1) Increase knowledge of accurate HIV prevention information among women living in Indian Country; (2) improve and increase access to quality HIV prevention services to women living with or at high risk for HIV infection in rural and frontier Indian Country; (3) improve receptivity to and awareness of HIV prevention education necessary to reduce the stigma among women in rural and frontier Indian Country; and (4) increase the number of women living in rural and frontier Indian Country, who voluntarily receiving HIV testing.
HIV Prevention for Women Incarcerated and Newly Released: (1) Increase the number of incarcerated women receiving pre-release discharge planning, particularly those who are living with HIV or at high risk for HIV infection; (2) increase the number of HIV infected incarcerated women who are connected to drug assistance programs, medical care, and case management services prior to release or at time of release; (3) increase the number of community linkages and networks for ensuring continuum of care for incarcerated and newly released women living with or at high risk for HIV in locations with high rates of HIV infections and incarcerated populations; and (4) increase the number of newly released women receiving support services and HIV care six months post release.
HIV Prevention for Women Living in the U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico: (1) Increase access to quality care and treatment for women living with HIV infection; (2) improve and increase access to secondary HIV prevention services to women living with HIV infection and primary prevention for those women at risk for infection; (3) increase understanding of living with HIV, disease management, and treatment adherence; and (4) increase community support activities for women living with HIV and their families.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/02/2020 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Office of the Secretary
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Executive Order 42 U.S.C. 300u-2(a)(1), 300u-3, and 300u-6(e). , 42 U.S.C 300u-2(a)(1).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
The applicant must be a Public College or University; a Historically Black College or University; a Hispanic Serving Institution; a Tribal College or University; a Private Non-Profit Community-Based Organization; a Native American Tribal Organization; and/or a Faith-Based Community Organization serving underserved women. Small businesses or organizations not in an official partnership with a qualified institution are not eligible for funding under this announcement.
Underserved women living in the Rural South; Young Women Attending Minority Institutions; Native/American Indian and Alaskan Native Women Living in Rural and Frontier Indian Country; Women Incarcerated and Newly Released Living with or at Risk for HIV/AIDS/STDs; and Women Living in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will benefit from this program.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. To apply, access the announcement thru www.grants.gov. Enter the CFDA# and follow the website instructions. Applications submitted after the deadlines will not be accepted for review. The submission deadline will not be extended. Applications which do not conform to the requirements of the grant announcement will not be accepted for review and will be returned to the applicant. Applications may only be submitted electronically via www.grants.gov Any applications submitted via any other means of electronic communication, including facsimile or electronic mail, will not be accepted for review.
Applications will be screened upon receipt. Those that are judged to be iineligible will be returned without comment. Accepted applications will be reviewed for technical merit in accordance with PHS policies. Applications will be evaluated by a technical review panel composed of experts. Funding decisions will be determined by the Director, Division for Policy and Program Development, Office on Women's Health and will take into consideration the recommendations of the review panel; program needs, stated preferences; geographic location; and recommendations of DHHS Regional Women's Health Coordinators.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days. Approximately 60 days from the application deadline date.
Support may be requested for a total project period not to exceed 5 years.
How are proposals selected?
The applicant must be a Public College or University; a Historically Black College or University; a Hispanic Serving Institution; a Tribal College or University; a Private Non-Profit Community-Based Organization; a Native American Tribal Organization; and/or a Faith-Based Community Organization serving underserved women. Small businesses or organizations not in an official partnership with a qualified institution are not eligible for funding under this announcement. For specific details see the full announcement published in the Federal Register.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used to cover costs of: personnel; consultants; grant related office supplies and software; grant related travel (domestic only); educational, promotional and evaluation materials; and other grant related costs. Funds shall not be used to fund direct health care services or equipment for patients (e.g. diagnostic tests, screening equipment, treatment, etc.). Also, funds may not be used for: building alterations or renovations, construction, screening supplies or equipment, incentives and prizes, food, fund raising activities, political education and lobbying, and other activities that are not grant related.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Progress reports are required quarterly; a final performance report is due 90 days following the end of the project period. Grantees must submit quarterly SF425 Federal Financial Reports to Payment Management Services due on one of the standard due dates on which cash reporting is required or at the end of a calendar quarter. The FFR is due 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter. Progress reports are required for each budget period. Grantees must submit quarterly SF425 Federal Financial Reports to the Office of Grants Management 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter and an annual FFR 90 days after the end of the budget period/project period end date. Reports are to be submitted electronically through GrantSolutions. In addition to the required quarterly progress reports, a final performance report is due 90 days following the end of the project period.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to a grant shall be retained for a minimum of 3 years, or longer pending completion and resolution of any audit findings. HHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their designated authorized officials shall have the right of access to any books, documents, papers, or other records of a grantee, sub-grantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the HHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR, Part 74.53 and 45 CFR, Part 92, grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years after the end of a budget period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the records 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 formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Support may be requested for a total project period not to exceed 5 years. Non-competing continuation awards of up to the amount specified in the announcement will be made, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Nicole Greene
OASH/Office on Women's Health
200 Independence Ave., SW
Brenda C. Donaldson Tower Building Suite 550, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, Maryland 20852 Email: Brenda.Donaldson@hhs.gov
Phone: (240) 453-8822.
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 14 $4,059,629; FY 15 est $0; and FY 16 Estimate Not Available - Current grants ended; no grants funded in FY '15.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
For specific Information see the program announcement.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects