HHS – Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Parts A and B (2019)

Applications Due: October 15, 2019 p.m. ET

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a “patient-centered system that provides care and treatment services to low income people living with HIV to improve health outcomes and reduce HIV transmission among hard to reach populations.” There are five parts to this program. Part A and B focus on providing medical and support services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Helpful resources

  • The Justice in Government Project’s grants matrix provides an overview of the Ryan White Act, examples of legal aid organizations that have received funding, and helpful tools and tips for applying and building partnerships. Access it here.

Grant information

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

Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources and Services Administration

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-20-078

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreements

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes! In 2018, HRSA revised the Policy Clarification Notice, which described allowable service categories and program guidance for implementation including legal services:

“Other Professional Services allow for the provision of professional and consultant services rendered by members of particular professions licensed and/or qualified to offer such services by local governing authorities. Such services may include:

  • Legal services provided to and/or on behalf of the HRSA RWHAP-eligible PLWH [People Living with HIV/AIDS] and involving legal matters related to or arising from their HIV disease, including …” (see page 21 in the Policy Clarification Notice for a full list)

Target Population: People living with HIV/AIDS

Expected Number of Awards: 47

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $55,125,000

Award Ceiling: $9,000,000

Award Floor: $0

How to Apply: HRSA requires you to apply electronically. HRSA encourages you to apply through Grants.gov using the SF-424 workspace application package associated with this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) following the directions provided at http://www.grants.gov/applicants/apply-for-grants.html

Current Closing Date for Applications: by October 15, 2019 p.m. ET

Eligible Applicants: 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.

The RWHAP Part B Program of the State of Ohio on behalf of Hamilton County.

RWHAP Part B funded States/Territories identified as having a substantial rural HIV burden: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Carolina.

For more information:

Link to Full Announcement: Link

Technical Assistance: Tuesday, August 27, 2019; Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET; Call-In Number: 1-888-950-9561; Participant Code: 6408323 Weblink: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/ending_the_hiv_epidemic/

Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Heather Hauck at (301)443-1993 or email hhauck@hrsa.gov

Categories: Department of Health and Human Services, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Health, HIV/AIDS, Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants

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