Cooperative agreement to a USA or territories nonprofit organization, government agency, hospital, health center, tribe, or IHE to benefit patients with HIV. Applicants are advised that required registrations take up to a month to finalize. Funding is intended for technical assistance and capacity development for up to 10 demonstration sites to identify, implement, refine, and evaluate emerging strategies to comprehensively screen and manage comorbidities, geriatric conditions, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs of people 50 years and older with HIV, within the context of the RWHAP; and communicate and disseminate information regarding the initiative. The capacity-building provider will coordinate and implement all activities and products to align with the HAB implementation science framework.
This notice (HRSA-22-027), announces the opportunity to apply for FY22 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part F: Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) funding for the Emerging Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Aging with HIV: Capacity-Building Provider.This initiative will fund three components: a capacity-building provider (HRSA-22-027), demonstration sites (HRSA-22-028), and an evaluation provider (HRSA-22-029). All three components of the initiative will work together using the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) implementation science framework to conduct the following activities simultaneously:Implement emerging strategies that comprehensively screen and manage comorbidities, geriatric conditions, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs of people 50 years and older with HIV;Assess the uptake and integration of emerging strategies;Understand implementation processes including assessing specific implementation strategies;Understand and document broader contextual factors affecting implementation;Evaluate the impact of the emerging strategies; andDocument and disseminate the emerging strategies.The technical assistance and capacity development activities will consist of learning collaboratives, one-on-one technical consultation, and peer-to-peer exchanges related to identifying, implementing, and refining emerging strategies to comprehensively screen and manage comorbidities, geriatric conditions, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs of people 50 years and older with HIV. The technical assistance and capacity development activities should facilitate the implementation and refinement of the emerging strategies with the existing resources and infrastructure of organizations funded through the RWHAP. The capacity-building provider will communicate information about the implementation and progress of the initiative throughout its duration and disseminate the evaluation findings and replication tools. The scope of work can be found on page 7 of the NOFO. See Attached Files, below.

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