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Community-based HIV Test and Treat Initiative

Grant Amount: $250,000 over two years ($125,000 per year for two years).

The goal of the Kaiser Permanente Community-based HIV Test and Treat Initiative (TTI) is to support agencies whose work is designed to establish communities as places where new HIV infections are rare and, when they do occur, every person, regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or socio-economic circumstance, will be aware of their status and have unfettered access to high quality, life-extending care, free from stigma and discrimination.

The initiative incorporates three main goals:
(1) to prevent new HIV infections, to identify HIV positive patients sooner;
(2) get them into high quality HIV care sooner and remain in such care;
(3) to reduce disparities among minority populations disproportionately impacted by HIV disease (particularly the gay, African-American, and Latino communities).

The purpose of the TTI is to improve early identification of new HIV cases and to increase the HIV care acquisition and maintenance of newly diagnosed individuals in minority communities disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic.

This initiative is being undertaken by Kaiser Permanente to affect HIV at a population level via community approaches to prevention, intervention and care. Awards will be made to community-based projects engaging in innovative programmatic approaches which focus on both of the following in combination:

(1) reducing New HIV Infections: Identification of HIV infection among recently infected adolescents and adults;
(2) increasing HIV Care Utilization: Improved access to and utilization of HIV care, particularly among newly-diagnosed adolescents and adults.
Funding Organization
Kaiser Permanente
Program Offices Community Benefit Department
Fund Category
Eligible Organizations
Educational Organizations/Institutions
Nonprofit Organizations
Award Date
Number of Awards Given
4 awards in 2014
Award Amount Notes
Estimated Funds Available: $1,000,000 in FY 2014 – 2015.
Amount of Awards: $250,000 over two years ($125,000 per year for two years).
Application Due Date
5/17/2013 -- Successful Stage I applications will be invited on May 31, 2013 to submit additional documentation, including a detailed work plan, for a Stage II review. Stage II submissions are due by 5pm, June 21, 2013.
Application Contact
Alexandra Caraballo
Technical Contact
Kaiser PermanenteCommunity-Based HIV TTI

Fund Duration
2 years (four grants beginning January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015).
Community Programs
Health Care Programs/Services
HIV Testing
HIV/AIDS Prevention
Medical Treatments and Therapies
African Americans/Blacks
HIV Positive Persons
Application Process
Starting April 15, 2013, interested applicants can access the application by using the following link: The application must describe a two-year community-based project that addresses the focus areas of this initiative (i.e., Improved Early Detection of HIV and Increased Access to and Utilization of HIV Care among Newly Diagnosed Individuals), in communities disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic, and the capacity of the applicant organization to conduct their proposed project. It is required to have one-inch margins for all pages and 12-point font in Arial typeface for the full proposal.

If you have any technical questions or issues with this web-based proposal, please contact

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Disclaimer: NPIN provides this information as a public service only. The views and information provided about the materials, funding opportunities, and organizations do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, or NPIN. Fund Record #4705

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