Slots: 1. Multiple applications from an organization are not allowed
Internal Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2022, 5pm PT
External Deadline: January 19, 2023
Award Type: Cooperative Agreement
Estimated Number of Awards: 1
Anticipated Award Amount: $700,000
Who May Serve as PI: Eligible organizations include institutions of higher education.
Applicants have the option to submit proposals with collaborating organizations if the partnership enhances the approach, capability and reach of the cooperative agreement.
Process for Limited Submissions
PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal: https://orif.usc.edu/oor-portal/.
Materials to submit include:
- (1) Single Page Proposal Summary (0.5” margins; single-spaced; font type: Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 1-page limit will be excluded from review.
- (2) CV – (5 pages maximum)
Note: The portal requires information about the PIs and Co-PIs in addition to department and contact information, including the 10-digit USC ID#, Gender, and Ethnicity. Please have this material prepared before beginning this application.
The primary goals of this cooperative agreement is to provide technical assistance to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A and B recipients and their planning bodies regarding: 1) the integration of HIV planning across systems of HIV prevention and care within their jurisdictions; and 2) the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and improvement of Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans (Integrated Plans), including Statewide Coordinated Statements of Need (SCSN), submitted to HRSA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in response to legislative and programmatic requirements This cooperative agreement will help ensure state and local health departments and planning bodies have the knowledge, skills, tools, and other materials to ensure meaningful, efficient, and collaborative integrated planning processes. The funded entity will work in collaboration with HRSA and CDC to accomplish the following key objectives: 1) Develop strategies, tools, training, and TA for RWHAP Part A and B recipients and planning bodies to support the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and improvement of Integrated Plans/SCSNs. a. Identify innovative approaches to providing effective targeted TA to select jurisdictions in need of additional instruction or support regarding integrated planning processes. b. Facilitate peer learning opportunities across RWHAP Part A and B recipients and planning bodies. c. Collaborate and engage with a broad spectrum of national organizations, including CDC’s Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) providers and programs, that have common interests and support state, territorial, and local health department integrated HIV programs, (e.g.: TA on engagement plan/protocol development, collaborative meetings/conference calls, development and distribution of informational materials, etc.) 2) Collaborate with CBA providers in TA to HRSA recipients and CDC grant recipients on relevant HIV prevention & care planning content areas, (e.g.: integrated planning, community engagement, etc.). 3) Support RWHAP Part A & B recipients and planning bodies in establishing effective integrated planning processes, maximizing collaboration within and across jurisdictions at a state or territory level, and obtaining meaningful community engagement. a. Help jurisdictions coordinate different HIV plans such as the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) and Getting to Zero and further the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). b. Promote increased involvement from people with HIV, particularly from those communities most affected by HIV. 4) Establish measures and methods for obtaining feedback from RWHAP Parts A and B recipients and their planning bodies, evaluating the process and outcome of cooperative agreement activities, and using feedback and evaluation findings to improve future work. 5) Identify, describe, and disseminate through cooperative agreement activities required under this NOFO, the common challenges, successes, and promising or best practices among RWHAP Part A and B recipients and planning bodies in their integrated planning processes, and in their attainment of goals outlined in Integrated Plans/SCSNSCSNs.
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