FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 3, 1996

$17 Million In Federal HIV Prevention Funding Available for Community-Based Organizations in 1997

CDC offers pre-application Technical Assistance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the availability of $17 million for community-based HIV prevention projects throughout the nation.

Here are the facts:

Preapplication Workshops

The following preapplication technical assistance workshops will be held to assist all prospective applicants in understanding CDC application requirements and program priorities.

Technical Assistance Workshops

Date City, State Location
10/11 Washington, DC National Skills Building Conference - Washington Hilton Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW.
10/15 San Juan, Puerto Rico Sands Hotel - Isla Verde, San Juan
10/15 Detroit, MI Dept. of Health, Herman Kiefer Health Center, 1151 Taylor St., 7th Floor Chapel
10/16 Dallas, TX Holiday Inn - 3005 West Airport Freeway (Bedford, TX)
10/16 Philadelphia, PA Doubletree Hotel - Broad Street at corner of Locust Street
10/16 St. Louis, MO St. Louis City Health Dept. - Conference Rm. 100, 634 North Grand Ave.
10/16 Orlando, FL Radison Hotel - 60 South Ivanhoe Blvd.
10/17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Broward County Public Library - 1350 East Sunrise Blvd. Suite 100
10/18 Kansas City, MO Bartle Hall Convention Center - 301 West 13th St.
10/18 Austin, TX Red Lion Inn - 6121 North I-35 Hwy 290
10/21 Memphis, TN State Tech Inst. - Farris Auditorium, 5983 Macon Cove
10/21 Seattle, WA Wyndham Garden Hotel Sea/Tac - 18118 Pacific Highway South
10/21 Cleveland, OH Cleveland Convocation Center - 2000 Prospect Ave.
10/22 Minneapolis, MN Minnesota American Indian Women's Resource Center - 2300-15th Ave South
10/23 Denver, CO Cherry Creek Inn - 600 South Colorado Blvd.
10/24 Atlanta, GA Holiday Inn - 130 Clairmont Ave. (Decatur, GA)
10/24 Richmond, VA Sheraton Airport - 4700 South Laburnum Ave.
10/24 Chicago, IL Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Center, 400 South State St.
10/25 Washington, DC American Society of Association Executives - 1575 I St. NW
10/25 Phoeniz, AZ State Health Dept. - 4th floor Conf. Room A/B, 1740 West Adams St.
10/28 Rock Hill, SC Baxter Hood Ctr. - 452 South Anderson Rd.
10/28 Boston, MA Dept. of Public Health - 250 Washington St.
10/29 New York, NY New York Hilton Conference Center, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, 53rd to 54th St.
10/29 Orange Co, CA Red Lion Inn - 3050 Bristol St. (Costa Mesa, CA)
10/30 New Orleans, LA Radison Inn New Orleans Airport - 2150 Veterans Blvd. (Kenner, LA)
10/30 North Haven, CT Holiday Inn North Haven, 201 Washington Ave.
10/31 Oakland, CA Oakland Marriott - 1001 Broadway St.
11/01 Somerset, NJ Woodbridge Hilton - 120 Wood Ave. South (Iselin, New Jersey)

All workshops are scheduled from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Application kits will be available at the workshops or may be obtained by calling the CDC at 404-332-4561.

In addition to the workshops, technical assistance via teleconferencing will be provided to the following States and U.S. territories:

Teleconferences

Date Time States/U.S. Territories
10/29 12 - 3pm EST WY, ID, MT, SD, ND, UT, WI, IN, IA, NE, NV
11/4 9 - 12pm EST ME, NH, RI, VT, VI, WV
11/6 11 - 2pm EST MS, AL, KY, OK, AR, NM, KS
11/8 4 - 7pm EST Marshall Island, Micronesia, HI, AK, Palau, Samoa, Guam, Mariana Islands

The telephone number for all conference calls is: 404-639-4100 and the pass code (when asked by the automated voice) is 267012.

For more information about this funding opportunity, call the CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse at 1-800-458-5231, and press 1 at the prompt or email aidsinfo@cdcnac.org.