HHS – HIV/AIDS Initiative for Minority Men (2014)

Description: The mission of the OMH is to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs to eliminate health disparities. The OMH serves as the focal point in the HHS for leadership, policy development and coordination, service demonstrations, information exchange, coalition and partnership building, and related efforts to address the health needs of racial and ethnic minorities. Consistent with the goals of the Presidents National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), the AIMM Initiative employs an evidence-based disease management and preventive health programs and support services that targets young racial and ethnic MSM and young minority males living with HIV/AIDS or at high-risk for HIV infections to increase access to care and reduce health disparities. The AIMM aligns with the goals of the NHAS to: Reduce new HIV infections; Increase access to care and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV; Reduce HIV-related disparities and health inequities; and achieve a more coordinated National response to the HIV epidemic.

Funding Title:  HIV/AIDS Initiative for Minority Men (AIMM)

Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes

Target Population: Racial and ethnic minority populations

Expected Number of Awards: 6

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

How to Apply: Application kits may be obtained electronically by accessing Grants.gov at http://www.grants.gov/

Current Closing Date for Applications: 06/09/2014

Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,500,000

Award Ceiling: $375,000

Award Floor: $250,000

Eligible Applicants:

  • Small businesses
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • State governments
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Link to Full Information:  https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=49423  

Contact Information: Amanda Osborne (240) 453-8822 Email: Amanda.osborne@hhs.gov. For information on program requirements, contact the OMH program office. Victor Olano, Project Officer (240) 453-8444 Email: victor.olano@hhs.gov or Sonsiere Cobb-Souza, Director Division of Program Operations (240) 453-8444 Email: sonsiere.cobb-souza@hhs.gov

Categories: Department of Health and Human Services, Education Organizations, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Health, HIV/AIDS, LGBT, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Public Housing Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities

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