Grant Amount: Estimated $1,000,000 in FY 2014 – 2015.
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.
Kaiser Permanente Program Offices Community Benefit Department
Community Based Organizations Educational Organizations/Institutions Health Care Service Organizations Minority Owned Organizations Nonprofit Organizations
Number of Awards Given
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 -- Stage I.
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.
2 years (four grants beginning January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015).
Health Care Programs/Services HIV Testing Medical Treatments and Therapies Patient Care
Starting April 15, 2013, interested applicants can access the application by using the following link: https://app.trueimpact.com/app/proposal_submit.php?id=121. 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. We require one-inch margins for all pages and 12-point font in Arial typeface for the full proposal.
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