Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative (MARI) to Build HIV Prevention, Treatment and Research Capacity in Disproportionately Affected Black and Hispanic Communities and Among Historically Underrepresented Researchers

RFA-PS-16-001

Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative (MARI) to Build HIV Prevention, Treatment and Research Capacity in Disproportionately Affected Black and Hispanic Communities and Among Historically Underrepresented Researchers

Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General Information

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-PS-16-001
Funding Opportunity Title: Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative (MARI) to Build HIV Prevention, Treatment and Research Capacity in
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 8
CFDA Number(s): 93.941 — HIV Demonstration, Research, Public and Professional Education Projects
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Posted Date:Aug 7, 2015

Creation Date:Aug 7, 2015

Original Closing Date for Applications:Oct 14, 2015  

Current Closing Date for Applications:Oct 14, 2015 

 Archive Date:Nov 13, 2015

Estimated Total Program Funding:$9,600,000

Award Ceiling:$300,000

Award Floor:$0

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants:
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligibility Category: State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education For profit organizations other than small businesses Small businesses Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification) The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for CDC support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education: Hispanic-serving Institutions Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education: Nonprofits (Other than Institutions of Higher Education) Governments: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government U.S. Territory or Possession Other:Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Faith-based or Community-based Organizations Regional Organizations Bona Fide Agents: a Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application. If applying as a bona fide agent of a state or local government, a legal, binding agreement from the state or local government as documentation of the status is required. Attach with “Other Attachment Forms” when submitting via http://www.grants.gov. Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs): FFRDCs are operated, managed, and/or administered by a university or consortium of universities, other not-for-profit or nonprofit organization, or an industrial firm, as an autonomous organization or as an identifiable separate operating unit of a parent organization. A FFRDC meets some special long-term research or development need which cannot be met as effectively by an agency’s existing in-house or contractor resources. FFRDC’s enable agencies to use private sector resources to accomplish tasks that are integral to the mission and operation of the sponsoring agency. For more information on FFRDCs, go to http:// ecfr.gpoaccess.gov /cgi/t/text/ text-idx?c=ecfr& sid=512ff78311f427c00454772dcf21523a&rgn=div8 &view=text&node=48:1.0.1.6.34.0.1.18& idno=48 2. Foreign Organizations Foreign Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. For this announcement, applicants may not include collaborators or consultants from foreign institutions. All applicable federal laws and policies apply. 3. Special Eligibility Requirements Foreign institutions and components of foreign institutions are not eligible to apply.