HRSA Releases Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Applications Due July 6

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Last week HRSA released the Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC) NOFO with the objective to increase the number of health professionals providing HIV care and treatment to people of color living in Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) jurisdictions where over 50 percent of new HIV cases were identified. B-SEC emphasizes leveraging the long-standing presence and trusted voice of minority serving institutions (MSIs) in communities of color disproportionately affected by HIV, through educating and training students in HIV care and treatment, raising awareness about the advances in HIV care and treatment, and reducing stigma in the communities in which the MSIs are located.

Funding under this announcement will support a cooperative agreement for a four-year award to a single organization to address the national shortage of minority-serving providers in the HIV workforce. Applications are due on July 6.


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