This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part D Women, Infants, Children, and Youth (Part D WICY or RWHAP Part D) Grants Supplemental Funding for fiscal year (FY) 201 9. The purpose of this supplemental funding is to strengthen organizational
capacity to respond to the changing health care landscape and increase access to high quality family-centered HIV primary health care services for low income, uninsured, and underserved WICY living with HIV.
Funding under this program is intended to support one, short-term activity that can be completed by the end of the one-year funding opportunity period of performance.
Applicants who were awarded supplemental funding for an HIV Care Innovation activity in FY 2018 through either the RWHAP Part D Supplemental (HRSA-18-044) or Part C Capacity Development (HRSA-18-051) may propose an expansion of these activities; however, HRSA will not fund the same activity in FY 2019 as HRSA funded in FY 2018 through HRSA-18-044 or HRSA-18-05 1. If the proposed project is an expansion of a previously funded activity, you will be required to provide a clear rationale for how the proposed activity builds upon and furthers the objectives of the previously funded HIV Care Innovation activity.
HIV Care Innovation HIV Care Innovation activities support progress along the HIV care continuum to improve the health and life span of people living with HIV (PLWH) and prevent new infections.
There are five (5) activities from which to choose.
Patient-Based Treatment Adherence Motivational Interviewing Transitioning Youth into Adult HIV Care Intimate Partner Violence Screening and Counseling Youth Stable Housing Collaboration Collectively, activities will allow Part D programs to better align with priority areas for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), including investing in addressing the opioid crisis, mental health, and promoting collaboration.
The selected activity should target populations that are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic and have poor health outcomes.
Furthermore, you must demonstrate that the proposed activity will strengthen organizational capacity to respond to the changing health care landscape and increase access to high quality HIV primary health care services for low income, uninsured, and underserved PLWH.