SAMPLE GRANT PROPOSAL: AIDS HIV PREVENTION
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Minority Health
MINORITY COMMUNITY HEALTH COALITION
PROJECT SUMMARY OUTLINE
HIV Prevention and Planning Coalition
African-American sex workers and drug users
Street level outreach and HIV and STD risk reduction
education, access to treatment at local
PROPOSED YEAR 1 BUDGET:
Total Indirect $24,989
BACKGROUND: African Americans account for a disproportionately high number of AIDS
cases in Alameda County. African Americans account for 17.8% of the countys population but 48% of
newly reported AIDS cases. Within the African-American community sub-populations exist that are at
even higher risk, particularly injecting drug users and sex workers.
The Project will bring together three service providers.
HAP: A community-based organization with 12 years experience in providing street-level outreach
to hard-to-reach groups including sex workers and drug users. HAPs bylaws mandate that at least
half of its board of directors be women of color.
Highland Hospital: As part of the Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital has the
primary responsibility for providing health care services to the medically indigent population of
Alameda County. The Medical Center is committed to providing comprehensive, high quality
medical treatment, health promotion and health maintenance through an integrated system of
hospitals, clinics, and health services staffed by individuals who are responsive to the diverse cultural
needs of the community. The hospitals Adult Immunology Clinic provides early intervention and
long-term medical care to HIV positive persons, regardless of ability to pay.
Eastern Health Center: Located in East Oakland, Eastern provides outpatient medical care,
including STD treatment. The clinic also provides public health nursing services, including STD
screening, counseling and assistance on child abuse/neglect, nutrition, pregnancy, and disease