Positive Action Community Grants Program in Australia
The ViiV Healthcare is pleased to announce Positive Action Community Grants Program to fund community-based projects that reach those most affected by, or at risk of HIV, particularly in marginalised, hard to reach or vulnerable communities.
Positive Action Community Grants is Created in 1992. They support initiatives that are innovative, sustainable and produce tangible results for people with HIV (PWHIV). They encourage partnerships and collaborations and they will prioritise submissions that allow for implementation replication on either a national level or in other jurisdictions.
Quality of life for PWHIV (from surviving to thriving)
Enhanced PWHIV/HCP relationships
Improved HIV-related knowledge in priority populations
Improved health system responses to achieve best long-term health outcomes for PWHIV
A total amount of AU$200,000 will be awarded to a number of organisations for the 2021 grants cycle representing the key priority areas. Grant requests may not exceed more than 25% of your total annual organisational income.
What will not be Funded?
The ViiV Healthcare Positive Action Community Grants Program will not fund the following:
Retrospective project expenditures
Overseas travel costs
On-going operational, capital works or facilities maintenance costs
Purchase of equipment that incurs ongoing maintenance costs
Competitions, prizes, profit making, or fundraising activities
Projects that seek funding in excess of 25% of overall annual organisational income
The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria to apply for grants:
Bea charity, non-government or community-based organisation witha focus (>75%)on HIV and PWHIV
Meets all the legal requirements expected of a non-government or community-based organisation in Australia
Actively engages, collaborates and advocates with PWHIV
For more information, visit https://viivhealthcare.com/en-au/community-partnerships/positive-action-grant-projects/