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EJAF Reveals December 2013 Grants

Written by Chief Editor.

On January 13, 2014, the Elton John AIDS Foundation announced its third round of grants for calendar year 2013. This funding amounts to $4,381,580, bringing the charity’s total grant investments for 2013 to more than $7.3 million.

 

The 21 new and 35 renewal grants support organisations working to address some of the most critical challenges presented by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States and the Caribbean. This grant cycle targets populations that include gay and bisexual men, prison inmates, injection drug users, Black Americans, and young people.  Grantee activities include: HIV prevention; testing, treatment, and care services; legal services; organization development; and policy and advocacy.

Below is just a sample of the many beneficiaries. . . .

AIDS Care Center for Education & Support Services
Norfolk, VA
$85,000
The LGBT Center of Hampton Roads
LGBT; Services

AIDS Foundation Houston
Houston, TX
$50,000
Wall Talk
Incarcerated Populations; Education; Services

The AIDS Institute
Tampa, FL
$75,000
Ensuring Funding and Continuation of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
Public Policy; Advocacy

AIDS United
Washington, DC
$150,000
Ending HIV/AIDS in America and General Operating Support
Public policy; Advocacy

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
New York, NY
$150,000
Advancing the Rights of Prisoners with HIV
Incarcerated Populations; Advocacy

American Fertility Association
New York, NY
$100,000
Outreach to Help HIV-Positive Individuals Safely Have Biologically Related Children
Southern U.S.; LGBT; Services

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Akron, OH
$46,000
The Impact of HIV Criminalization on Providing Quality HIV Care
Advocacy; Education

The Attic Youth Center
Philadelphia, PA
$45,000
HIV Prevention Services for At Risk Young Gay Men in Philadelphia
LGBT; Youth; Treatment Access; Services

Bailey House, Inc.
New York, NY
$15,000
Project FIRST
Incarcerated Populations; Services

BASIC of Northwest Florida, Inc. (BASIC)
Panama City, FL
$50,000
Fully Committed
Black Americans; LGBT; Services

Big Bend Cares
Tallahassee, FL
$40,000
MSM HIV Testing, Linkage and Adherence, Renewal
LGBT; Services

Birmingham AIDS Outreach
Birmingham, AL
$50,000
Magic City Acceptance Center LGBT Youth Drop-In Center
LGBT; Youth; Services

Center for Health of Incarcerated Persons/Emory University
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
Successful Linkages
Incarcerated Populations; Services; Advocacy

The Center for HIV Law and Policy
New York, NY
$100,000
Positive Justice Project & Teen SENSE
Incarcerated Populations; Youth; Advocacy

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$100,000
Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund
Treatment Access; Advocacy

Compass, Inc.
Lake Worth, FL
$50,000
Peer Navigation Program
LGBT; Youth; Services

Correctional Association of NY
New York, NY
$50,000
HIV in Prison Advocacy Project