HOPWA & HRSA Guidance

The use of  Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Administrative Funds has been approved for participants to attend the 34th National Conference on Social Work and HIV (NCSWH) planned by the Professional Association of Social Workers in HIV/AIDS (PASWHA) and Collaborative Solutions Inc.( CSI)  scheduled on May 25 -28, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Using RWHAP funds for attendance at the NCSWH is an allowable activity for RWHAP Parts A, B, C, D, the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), and Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS), in accordance with applicable language outlined in the Notice of Award (NoA).

RWHAP grant recipients who plan to use administrative dollars to attend this conference should consider the following issues:If your response to these questions demonstrates that attendance will benefit your RWHAP work and you have the administrative funds for the expense, we encourage you to attend the conference.RWHAP Part A and Part B grant recipients can also work with their local sub-recipient organizations to determine whether the use of administrative funds to attend the NCSWH is an allowable expense.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your HAB project officer.



The use of HOPWA Grant Funds for Participation has been approved for participants to attend the 34th National Conference on Social Work and HIV (NCSWH) planned by the Professional Association of Social Workers in HIV/AIDS (PASWHA) and Collaborative Solutions Inc.( CSI)  scheduled on May 25 -28, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Participation in the 34th National Conference on Social Work and HIV (NCSWH) may be charged to a grantee’s HOPWA grant, as the conference promotes the use of best practices and research to inform the design of effective HIV/AIDS housing and service programs that improve the housing stability and health outcomes of low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS. Reasonable costs of participation in the event, including costs for travel, lodging, and meals, may be applied to HOPWA accounts if incurred in accordance with applicable regulations.HOPWA grantees and project sponsors should pay attention to 2 CFR 200.432 and 2 CFR 200.474 in applying the costs for participation in the conference to HOPWA accounts.
 
Grantees may use the following standards for allocating coststo program activities: (a)For HOPWA grantees and project sponsors, the reasonable costs of participating in this event can be allocated to the administrative costs, supportive services, and resources identification line items. Administrative costs are associated with the management, oversight, coordination, and evaluation of HOPWA grants, and are subject to the established limitations under 24 CFR 574.300(b)(10). Appropriate supportive services, as required by 24 CFR 574.310
If you have questions about the use of HOPWA funds for participation in the 34th National Conference on Social Work and HIV (NCSWH), please contact the Office of HIV/AIDS Housing at HOPWA@hud.gov.