HIV Prevention Grantees

HIV Prevention RFP 2017

Listing of HIV Prevention Grantees in Minnesota

Upcoming Change with MDH HIV Prevention RFP Launch Date and Funding Cycle

  • There will be no HIV prevention RFP released this year (2016)
  • The next HIV prevention RFP from MDH will be launched in 2017
  • Competitively awarded contracts will begin work January 2018 
  • This is a change from the planned RFP from MDH that was to be launched in July of 2016

Reasons for CDC’s HIV Prevention RFP and Funding Cycle Change

    • CDC has announced they will modifying their traditional HIV prevention opportunity to be consolidated with their HIV surveillance funding opportunity
    • The purpose of this change is to:
      • ensure that programs are integrated and targeted to geographic areas and populations with the highest burden of HIV disease
      • reduce administrative and reporting burdens
    • CDC will allow states to extend their current funding of HIV prevention programs through 2017 to allow CDC staff time to prepare a new consolidated funding opportunity.

    Reasons for MDH’s HIV Prevention RFP and Funding Cycle Change from 2016 to 2017

  • Sending out an RFP in July of 2016 would mean that MDH would still need to send out another RFP in 2017 to comply with CDC’s new consolidated RFP:
    • This would be burdensome for all applicants, proposal reviewers,  awarded grantees and the MDH
    • Not much program implementation can occur within just a 12 month period

What This Means for Currently Funded HIV Prevention Grantees and RFP Applicants

  • MDH will extend its currently funded HIV prevention grantees through December 31, 2017
  • The level of funding in 2017 will be dependent on the award received from CDC for the extension period
  • MDH contract managers will contact grantees this fall to amend and update their existing contracts
  • Grantees and non-funded agencies could apply for the consolidated RFP funds in 2017 for work to begin January 2018 for those agencies selected to receive funding awards
  • Agencies currently not funded by the MDH for HIV prevention work would need to wait until 2017 to apply and compete for funds

Memo to Grantees, February 24, 2016:
Update Regarding Forthcoming HIV Prevention Request for Proposals (PDF)

For More Information:
Chryssie Jones, LGSW, Supervisor, HIV and STD Prevention Unit, STD/HIV/TB Section, 651-201-4038, or by email at: christine.jones@state.mn.us

Content Notice: This site contains HIV or STD prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Since HIV and other STDs are spread primarily through sexual practices or by sharing needles, prevention messages and programs may address these topics. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this web site.

Updated Friday, August 12, 2016 at 03:06PM