Implementation of Evidence-Informed Behavioral Health Models to Improve HIV Health Outcomes for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men - Demonstration Sites

HRSA-18-047 | HIV/AIDS Bureau

Application Accepted: 12/05/2017 to 02/05/2018

Projected Award Date: 08/01/2018

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Program Description:

This notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) solicits applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for a new, 3-year initiative entitled Implementation of Evidence-Informed Models to Improve HIV Health Outcomes for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (BMSM) – Demonstration Sites.  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) will award up to seven (7) grants of up to $300,000 each per year for 3 years, in order to support the implementation of evidence-informed behavioral health interventions and/or models of care to engage, link and retain BMSM living with HIV in medical care and supportive services.  The proposed interventions and/or models of care will include strategies to integrate behavioral health services, including substance use disorder treatment, with HIV care to specifically address the needs of BMSM and improve their health outcomes.  Demonstration site outcomes will inform the development of implementation toolkits and other dissemination products in order to promote replication across the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) and other health care settings.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Parts A - D of Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act as amended by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 including public and nonprofit private entities, state and local governments; academic institutions; local health departments; nonprofit hospitals and outpatient clinics; community health centers receiving support under Section 330 of the PHS Act; Federally Qualified Health Centers as described in Title XIX, Section 1905 of the Social Security Act; faith-based and community-based organizations; and Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations with or without federal recognition.

Contact Information

April Stubbs-Smith, MPH

AStubbs-Smith@hrsa.gov

Phone: (301)443-7813