Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Grant: Addressing Barriers Preventing from Accessing HIV Services


Deadline: Ongoing
Principal Office: USA
International HIV/AIDS Alliance is currently seeking applications for its Rapid Response Fund, providing funding when a rapid intervention is necessary to address barriers preventing LGBT people and MSM from accessing HIV services.

Types of Grants

The Funding is available through two types of grants:

Emergency Response Grants: available to support activities that respond to immediate and urgent threats to the LGBT community, and where action must happen very quickly to be effective.
Challenge Response Grants: for longer term projects aimed at influencing legal, policy or other developments deemed hostile to LGBT communities and that affect the ability to access HIV services for LGBT people.

Funds Available

Grants of up to a maximum of US$20,000 are available for interventions that respond to situations or events that threaten the health and safety of LGBT people and MSM or their access to HIV services.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for a grant, an organisation must

be based in one of the eligible countries, and
be an LGBT-led organisation, or have a proven track record of working with LGBT communities

How to Apply

Applicants are required to complete an application form for either of the two grants types, available on the website.

Eligible Countries

East and Southern Africa: Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

West and Central Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, DRC, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Latin America and the Caribbean: Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago

Note: Emergency Response Grants are available on an ongoing basis while, Challenge Response Grant applications are assessed every two weeks.

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