Below are questions and answers from the June 8, 2021 Pre-application Webinar. HRSA will update this document to add answers to any additional questions submitted since the webinar, with answers provided here alone for access by all applicants.
HRSA recommends that you check this webpage periodically during the application period to check for any additional information.
Does the applicant need to have an era Commons ID?
Please refer to pages 16 and 17 of the NOFO for detailed registration requirements:
*Currently, the Grants.gov registration process requires information in three separate systems:
Is there a ceiling on the Human Resources budget?
Per the NOFO, you may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $100,000 total cost (includes both direct and indirect, facilities and administrative costs) per year. We do not have ceilings on specific areas of the budget. Please refer to the NOFO for detailed information pertaining to the budget.
Do we need to address all HIV populations or can we only focus on key populations?
Please refer to page 7 – 10 of the NOFO for information on Project Activities.
Page 9 states, “Given the low overall national prevalence, the PEPFAR program in Sierra Leone focuses on key and priority populations, though that the sites where PEPFAR is providing support, support extends to all PLHIV and for any individual seeking HIV prevention and testing services.”