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Contract for Services to Arkansas Faith-Based and Community Organizations for Intervention Services for People with AIDS or HIV

HIV Prevention Program - HIV Testing Days


GrantWatch ID# 148528
Agency: State

Funding Source
Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)
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Geographic Focus
USA: Arkansas

Important Dates
Deadline: 11/10/19 4:30 PM CST - At least 45 days prior to the scheduled event.

Grant Description
Contract for services of up to $10,000 to Arkansas faith-based and community-based organizations for the provision of intervention services for individuals who have AIDS or HIV. Funding is intended for services that may include, but are not limited to: counseling, participation, testing and detection, linkage to care, outreach and education, and reporting.

All activities must be held on or in commemoration of the following HIV Awareness Days.

  • September 27 – National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • October 11 – National Coming Out Day
  • October 15 – National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
  • December 1 – World AIDS Day

Performance standards:

  • Participation and Attendance: Attend a minimum of two (2) educational, programmatic, or awareness meeting or event during the funded period 
  • Testing and Detection: Recipient must increase the number of individuals tested at participating locations. 
  • Linkage to Care: Recipient must ensure increased treatment among those diagnosed with HBV/HCV 
  • Education and Outreach: Recipient must outreach to individuals, groups, and/or communities affected by Hepatitis B/C through testing, prevention, support, and education


Recipient

Eligibility
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
Applicant must meet the following to be eligible to obtain funding:
A. Community-based organizations
B. Faith-Based organizations

Applicants must have experience working with marginalized populations, and must have 1-2 years' experience providing HIV education and awareness, providing HIV testing, and/or conducting HIV interventions.

Note: If an organization already has a sub-grant under the HIV Prevention funds, they are not eligible for this funding opportunity per state guidelines.

Pre-Application Information
Applications are due no later than November 10, 2019, 4:30 PM CST, and at least 45 days prior to the scheduled event.

Applications must be submitted electronically to Courtney Hampton.

Only one application per organization will be accepted. No organization may receive more than one (1) award. Organizations may plan several events with this funding, not to exceed the one (1) time awarded amount.

Estimated Size of Grant
Maximum amount of funding is $10,000 to (a single or multiple) recipient(s).

Term of Contract
The anticipated period shall be from September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

The initial term of a resulting sub grant will be for one (1) year. Upon mutual agreement between the applicant and the agency, the sub grant may be renewed for up to six (6) additional one-year terms or portions thereof contingent upon appropriation of funding and approvals.

Total contract term, including any amendments and/or possible extensions, not to exceed seven (7) consecutive years.

Contact Information
Submit applications to:
Courtney Hampton
Courtney.hampton@arkansas.gov

Phone: 501-661-2749

State of Arkansas
Arkansas Dept. of Health
4815 West Markham
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

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