HIV Demonstration, Research, Public and Professional Education Projects

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories


Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Emory University $ 950,934   2010-09-012012-08-31
Latino Commission On Aids, Inc. $ 504,052   2008-09-302010-09-29
University Of Chicago, The $ 775,421   2007-09-202010-08-31
Uganda Virus Research Institu Te $ 799,982   2004-09-012010-03-31
County Of Los Angeles $ 330,945   2006-09-302009-09-29
City & County Of San Francisco $ 284,971   2006-09-302009-09-29
Institut Haitien De L'enfance $ 600,000   2004-09-302009-09-29
Howard Brown Health Center $ 246,821   2006-09-012009-08-31
The Aurum Institute $ 13,003,432   2004-09-012009-08-31
Columbia University $ 293,261   2006-05-012009-04-30

Program Accomplishments

It is anticipated that in FY 2007 approximately 60 awards will be funded.

Uses and Use Restrictions

To assist States, political subdivisions of States, and other public and nonprofit entities with research on the prevention of HIV infection at the community level.

Funds may be used to develop, implement and evaluate new intervention, including those targeting people who are infected with HIV.

Applicants are encouraged to have research groups participate in the program.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

States, political subdivisions of States, other public including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries and nonprofit private entities.

Beneficiary Eligibility

States, political subdivisions of States, other public including American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments or tribal organizations located wholly or in part within their boundaries and nonprofit private entities.


Applicants should document the need for assistance, state the objectives of the project, outline the method of operation, describe the evaluation procedures, and provide a budget with justification of funds requested. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For nonprofit recipients, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations 45 CFR 74, Subpart Q.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not required.

Applications are subject to Executive Order 12372.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or officials designed as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

To apply for this funding opportunity, use application form PHS 398 (OMB number 0925-0001 rev. 5/2001). Forms and instructions are available in an interactive format on the CDC web site, at the following Internet address: Submit the signed original and five copies of your application by mail or express delivery service to: Technical Information Management, CDC Procurement and Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341.

Award Procedures

After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.


Contact Headquarters Office listed below for application deadlines.


Public Health Service Act, Section 301(a), 42 U.S.C. 241(a), as amended, and Section 317(a), 42 U.S.C. 247b(a), as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From three to six months.




Projects are for one to five years with 12-month budget periods. Application forms must be obtained from the Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Telephone: (770) 488-2720.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements. Although there are no statutory requirements, applicants must assume part of the project's cost and fiscal information must be provided in the narrative portion of the application pursuant to provisions of Section 317(k).

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Project Period: From one to five years. Budget Period: For 12 months.

Post Assistance Requirements


Quarterly or semi-annual narrative and statistical progress reports are required.

Financial status reports are required no later than 90 days after the end of the budget period.

Final financial status and performance reports are required 90 days after the end of a project period.


In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.


Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the project shall be retained for at least 3 years or until resolution of any audit questions. Property records must be retained in accordance with PHS Grants Policy Statement requirements.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 07 $18,838,880; FY 08 est $14,945,541; and FY 09 est $14,945,541.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$69,400 to $1,356,000; $214,325.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Regulations governing this program are published under 42 CFR Part 51b. Guidelines are available in the application kit. PHS Grants Policy Statement No. 94- 50,000 (Revised) April 1, 1994.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

Not applicable.

Headquarters Office

Grants Management Contact: Cheryl Maddux, Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000, Atlanta, GA 30341. Telephone: (770) 498-1911.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications will be evaluated on the extent to which proposed objectives are specific, measurable, time-phased, and consistent with the stated purpose of this program; the extent to which the applicant's proposed plan will identify and reach appropriate hard-to-reach individuals at risk for HIV, and the quality and scope of the applicant's past and current activities to provide education about HIV prevention and AIDS to high risk individuals; the quality of the applicant's proposed interventions and strategies to motivate and reinforce risk reduction behavior change among hard-to-reach individuals; the quality of the applicant's proposed plan to promote changes in community norms regarding HIV prevention and risk reduction behavior, and to generate support, cooperation, and collaboration with community based organizations serving individuals at high risk for HIV; the extent to which the applicant's proposed plan will determine, monitor, and measure changes in the prevalence of specific knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and self-reported behaviors among hard-to-reach individuals; the quality of the applicant's plan, including proposed methods and instruments of measurement to evaluate effectiveness of the strategies used to motivate and reinforce behavior change among groups targeted by the interventions, and the impact of the programmatic efforts on community norms; the extent to which the applicant's proposed plan will enable it to respond to and redirect programmatic efforts based on new information, changes in behavior, and changes in HIV sero prevalence.

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