Funding Opportunity: Expanding Syringe Access & Improving Policies

AIDS United, in partnership with Elton John AIDS Foundation, Levi Strauss Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and H. Van Ameringen Fund, has announced the opportunity for grant support through the Syringe Access Fund!

Through the Syringe Access Fund, AIDS United will provide grants to support work in the following areas:

  • Syringe Access Direct Services: Access to sterile syringes through syringe services programs
  • Education/Mobilization: Policy/advocacy campaigns focused on improving public policy at local, state, and/or national levels

Applicants are eligible to apply for funding up to $75,000 and must be able to utilize funds over a 2-year period beginning February 1, 2018, and ending January 31, 2020.

The RFP, including eligibility criteria and allowable use of funds, is available here.

Completed proposals are due 5:00pm ET, November 10, 2017.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments’ best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO’s communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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