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Ending HIV in Alabama LogoThe purpose of this request for application (RFA) is to assist the statewide effort to eliminate HIV by promoting advances along the HIV Care Continuum geared toward achieving the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 90-90-90 targets: 90% of all individuals with HIV knowing their diagnosis, 90% of those diagnosed on treatment, and 90% of those on treatment achieving suppression of their virus. In understanding the importance of community-driven initiatives, this funding seeks to build upon and expand organizations’ capacity in ending the HIV epidemic in Alabama. Funding will support new, innovative projects and initiatives that impact one or more areas along the HIV Care Continuum including primary prevention (reducing new HIV infections) and secondary prevention (reducing severity of HIV through early detection and linkage, increasing medication and visit adherence, and reducing high-risk activities).

                          Eligibility

  • Any Alabama-based public or private entity with a valid EIN tax ID #, including tribal, faith-based, or community-based organizations.
  • All projects/services funded by this funding initiative must take place in Alabama.
  • All projects/services must include only allowable costs.
  • All projects/services must focus on achieving one or more of the 90-90-90 targets and describe how the project will help achieve these goals.

Timeline

RFA Released:   December 1, 2018 (World AIDS Day)
RFA Information Session:   January 4, 2019
Concept Proposal Due:   January 31, 2019
Full Application Applicants Announced:   February 18, 2019
Full Applications Due:   March 28, 2019
Awards Announced:   April 15, 2019
Funding Start:   May 1, 2019



Funding Overview


The Ending HIV in Alabama Scientific Working Group (SWG) will fund projects based on Alabama achieving the 90-90-90 targets, beginning December 1, 2018 (World AIDS Day). This funding will come in two cycles per year: Spring and Fall. We anticipate funding up to 4 projects per cycle, with awards up to $75,000.00

The Funding Guidelines can be found here.

On January 4, 2019, we will be holding an information session for this funding opportunity at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, located at 1221 Montgomery Highway Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM. If you're interested in attending, please register here.

VH Library

Information regarding the application process and each step, along with templates, are in the following tabs.

Application Process


Any organizations and the project they propose that meet the eligiblity requirements above can submit their 2-3 page Concept Proposal no later than January 31, 2019

By February 18, 2019, organizations whose concepts were selected will be invited to submit a Full Application due no later than March 28, 2019.

By April 15, 2019, awards will be announced with funding to begin on May 1, 2019.

Concept


For more information regarding the 2-3 page Concept Proposal, please click on the link below:

Concept Proposal Form

Full Application


For more information regarding the Full Application and Scoring Rubrics, please click on the links below:

Full Application Form

Full Application Scoring Rubric

Budget Guidelines


For an example of Budget Template, please click on the link below:

Budget Template

Contact


Please contact Jeremiah Rastegar for any questions you may have concerning this funding opportunity.

Jeremiah Rastegar
jrastegar@uabmc.edu 
205-975-4192