This notice announces the opportunity to apply for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part F Regional AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program. The AETC Program consists of a network of HIV experts who, collectively, work to increase and support a workforce capable of and who intend to provide care and treatment to people with or at-risk of HIV.
The aim of the program during the next five-year period of performance (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2029) is to build on the previous work and successes of the AETC program and their local partners and implement a modernized and strengthened program framework based on industry standards.
This competition is open to current recipients and new eligible applicants proposing to provide RWHAP Part F Regional AETC services in the geographical regions listed in Appendix A.
You can apply if your organization is in the United States the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau, and is:
• Public or private, nonprofit
• School or academic health science center
• Tribal (government, organizations)
To focus efforts on areas with the greatest prevalence of HIV and with relative shortages of HIV care and treatment professionals, for the AETC Regional Program HRSA has divided the United States into eight (8) geographic regions in alignment with the HHS Regions as listed in Appendix A.
You must select only one region to support in your application and you must agree to support the HIV training and education needs across the entire region selected. In addition, your organization must be physically located in the region you intend to serve.
Makeva M. Rhoden, PhD, MPH, CHES