Rural HIV and Aging Challenge
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The Administration for Community Living is sponsoring a challenge that is looking for innovative, effective solutions to address the needs of people in rural communities aging with HIV or long-term survivors, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ populations.
The challenge has 2 phases.
- Phase 1 - Design of Concept: Participants will develop concepts for pilot solutions
- Phase 2 - Development of Solution and Small-Scale Testing : Selected participants from Phase 1 will implement fully-developed solutions based on their design of concept and submit data from small-scale testing
Responses to the challenge may include solutions for:
- Identifying HIV and aging service integration interventions including, but not limited to, addressing poverty, access to healthcare services, and education that improves health outcomes
- Reducing socioeconomic barriers and improving access to mental health services particularly in rural communities
- Addressing social determinants of health, particularly wellness through physical activity, nutrition, and other activities that improve overall quality of life
- Reducing health inequities for people in rural communities who are aging with HIV or long-term survivors, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ populations
- Promoting and providing health education and training
- Evaluating scalability of existing solutions
Eligible participants are individuals, groups of individuals, and private entities.
Specific eligibility requirements are provided on the rules tab.
Phase 1 (Design of Concept): Up to 10 submissions may be selected to each receive a prize of up to $15,000.
Phase 2 (Development of Solution and small-scale testing): The participants selected to receive a prize for Phase 1 may compete for consideration to receive a prize in Phase 2. Up to 5 submissions may be selected to each receive a prize of up to $70,000.
Follow the instructions on the how to enter tab, and submit using the online application system.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, view details
- Administration for Community Living, view details
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