This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Global Reach I Program. The purpose of this initiative is to collaboratively formulate and deliver high quality solutions across the range of programming required to achieve durable HIV epidemic control, emphasizing new and innovative approaches pursued jointly with HRSA and other stakeholders. An additional purpose is to assist with translating new science into programming and to mitigate the impact of forces such as global pandemics in the HIV response. Programs and activities are to span health services, structural interventions, and data use and tracking systems. Global Reach I encompasses four major categories of support: 1. HIV Direct Service Delivery 2. Human Resources for Health 3. Quality Improvement 4. Health System Strengthening Global Reach I will also involve “reaching back” to HRSA’s broader expertise and equities, to be brought to bear on global health needs
Eligible applicants include domestic and foreign public or private, nonprofit entities, including institutions of higher education, and for-profit entities. Faith-based and community-based organizations, Indian Tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.
If you are an applicant from a U.S. domestic organization, HRSA encourages you to form a consortium of partners to include foreign institutions with the relevant expertise, with the long-term goal of strengthening networks, ensuring sustainability, and providing in-country personnel.
If you are a foreign applicant, you may include collaboration with U.S. and other foreign institutions with particular expertise in the proposed priority areas as sub-recipient consortium partners.
The applicant institution must meet the eligibility requirements and assumes all legal, programmatic, and financial responsibilities under the award. Consortium participants are sub-recipients under the award. Sub-recipients are subject to all programmatic terms and conditions of the award. Depending on the type of engagement and scope of work, consortium agreements may be in the form of memorandums of understanding (MOUs), sub-awards, or contracts.