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Minority AIDS Initiative: The Substance Use and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities

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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

NOFO Number: SP-23-005

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023

Application Due Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.243

Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.

Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.


The purpose of this program is to provide substance use and HIV prevention services to racial and ethnic minority populations at high-risk for substance use disorders (SUDs) and HIV infection. The program places emphasis on men who have sex with men (MSM) and men who have sex with men and women (MSMW), as well as those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning and Intersex persons (LGBTQI+) who are not in stable housing and/or reside in communities with high rates of HIV, Viral Hepatitis (including Hep A, B, and C), and/or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).


Eligible applicants are domestic public and private non-profit entities located in states and communities hardest hit by the HIV Epidemic (the 48 counties; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Washington, D.C.) and seven states with a substantial rural burden as outlined in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.

Award Information

Funding Mechanism: Cooperative Agreement

Anticipated Total Available Funding: Up to $10,300,000

Anticipated Number of Awards: 34 (at least two awards will be made to tribes/tribal organizations pending adequate application volume.)

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $300,000 per award

Length of Project: Up to five years

Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $300,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project. Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

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