2018 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 25 - Public Health and Environment
Disease Control
Article 4 - Disease Control
Part 14 - HIV Infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Assistance
§ 25-4-1403. Colorado HIV and AIDS prevention grant program

  • (1) There is hereby created in the department the Colorado HIV and AIDS prevention grant program to address local community needs in the areas of medically accurate HIV and AIDS prevention and education through a competitive grant process. The department shall administer the program.

  • (2) Grant applicants must be nonprofit organizations that are governed by a board of directors and have the benefit of tax-exempt status pursuant to section 501 (c)(3) of the federal "Internal Revenue Code of 1986", or are county, district, or municipal public health agencies.

  • (3) (a) Preference shall be given to grant applicants that have as one of their primary purposes HIV and AIDS prevention and education.

    • (b) Grants may be given to organizations that conduct HIV prevention in conjunction with other comorbidities secondary to HIV infections.

  • (4) Grant applications must include, but need not be limited to:

    • (a) A statement of the local HIV and AIDS prevention or education issue to be addressed, a description of the constituency that shall be served or targeted, and how the constituency will benefit;

    • (b) A description of the goals and objectives of the grant applicant in submitting an application under the program; and

    • (c) A description of the activities planned to accomplish the goals and objectives of the grant applicant and of the outcome measures that will be used by the grant applicant.

  • (5) Grants must only be given for medically accurate HIV and AIDS prevention and education programs that are based in behavioral and social science theory and research and shall not be used to contribute to existing scholarships, directly to endowments, fund-raising events, annual fund drives, or debt reduction.

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