Deadline-12 July 2012
Countries/Region- Latin America
The Foundation, amfAR has announced research for AIDS, which focuses on advocacy and policy efforts and/or structural interventions to promote systems change which addresses HIV/AIDS among gay men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals (GMT) in Latin America. Grassroots organizations led by or closely linked to men who have sex with men (MSM) or lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in low- and middle-income countries in Latin America are encouraged to submit relevant proposals.
Each organization may apply for an award of up to $20,000 USD to support project-related costs for up to 12 months. Only one application may be submitted per organization. Proposals for general operating support will not be considered.
Approximately 150,000 USD is available in Latin America; amfAR anticipates funding from seven to eight proposals. Funding recommendations will be announced in September 2012. Organizations that are approved for awards can expect to receive funds to begin activities as early as December 2012.
- Community-based organizations located in low-and middle-income countries in Latin America
- Non-profit organizations (e.g., NGOs, CBOs, and other charitable organizations) that are the equivalent of U.S. tax-exempt non-profit organizations;
- Organizations comprised of MSM or LGBT community members and/or that have established links to MSM/LGBT communities and experience directly involving members of those communities in the development and implementation of programs and activities;
- Organizations with strong management and leadership;
- Organizations with capacity to carry out the proposed activities and effectively manage award funds.
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