Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Free trainings from the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care

From the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care - 

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to announce a new training and technical assistance resource for Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations and community-based organizations. The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care provides free training and technical assistance to Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations (ASOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to help them navigate the changing health care landscape. We help organizations develop strategies to improve operational effectiveness, and implement best practices to optimize outcomes along the continuum of HIV care.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Funding Opportunity PS15-1502 Pre-Application Information

from the CDC's HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Branch -

Dear HIV Prevention Partners,

The series of PS15-1502 Pre-Application Technical Assistance Webinar Calls will occur on October 21, 22, 23, and 24, 2014 (originally scheduled for October 15 and 17).

The application deadline is November 14, 2014, 11:59 p.m.Eastern Standard Time.

To access the Announcement and Application Package:
  1. Visit www.grants.gov
  2. Select: “Applicants” from the top menu
  3. Select: “Apply for Grants”
  4. Select: “Download a Grant Application Package”
  5. In the “Funding Opportunity Number” box, type the number formatted as: CDC-RFA-PS15-1502
Details on times of the calls and how to pre-register will be updated on the PS15-1502 webpage. Please forward all questions to CBOFOA@cdc.gov.

Here are the recordings of the Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop Presentations:
Thank you for your continued support!

Prevention Program Branch (PPB)
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Friday, October 17, 2014

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD)

by Ceasar Montoya

October 15th was National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD). The theme for this year was “Commit to Act”. Latinos, specifically Latina Women, still make up a disproportionate percentage of new HIV cases compared to population size. The following information from the Centers for Disease Control relates specifically to the Hispanic/Latino population in the US and six dependent areas:

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Harm Reduction Action Center's new website

Denver's Harm Reduction Action Center is proud to announce the launch of its new website, a destination for harm reductionists near and far. The website offers destinations for our program participants, healthcare providers, and the larger community we serve. It also prominently features their recently-filmed anti-stigma public service announcements, all of which are easily shareable and downloadable. The anti-stigma message is shot in documentary style and features actual participants, providers, and community advocates all of whom address the universal nature of stigma and its insidious nature in our common quest to end HIV, HCV, and overdoses.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

CDC Capacity Building Assistance Grant Writing Training Series

Dear HIV Prevention Partners,

Please see this flyer detailing the upcoming two-day grant writing trainings being offered by CDC. Early registration is strongly encouraged.

Thank you,

Prevention Program Branch on behalf of the Capacity Building Branch
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

CHAPP HIV Prevention RFA 1464 Announcement

The Colorado HIV/AIDS Prevention Grant Program (CHAPP) Request for Application 1464 - Funding for rural areas - 2015-2017 has been posted to the STI/HIV and Viral Hepatitis Branch's funding opportunities page.

Please send all questions to cdphe.chapp@state.co.us