HHS – Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part B Supplement (2020)

Applications due: May 18, 2020

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 B focuses on providing medical and support services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. This is a formula grant. There is express language for legal aid.

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: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part B States/Territories Supplemental Grant Program

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

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-20-065

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

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: 30

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $60,000,000

Award Ceiling: $0

Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by May 18, 2020

Eligible Applicants: States and territories that do not have an unobligated balance of more than five percent of their FY 2018 grant funds.

For more information:

Link to Full Announcement: Link to Grants.gov  

Contact Information: Contact Susan Robilotto at (301)443-6554 or email srobilotto@hrsa.gov

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

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