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Grants of up to $75,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies to reduce the risk of hepatitis C, HIV, and other blood-borne diseases for populations that inject drugs. Applicants wishing to submit a video application must schedule an appointment no later than October 13.
The Syringe Access Fund provides grants to support work in the following areas:
A. Syringe Access Direct Services: Access to sterile syringes through syringe services programs (SSPs); and
B. Education/Mobilization: Policy/advocacy campaigns focused on improving public policy at local, state, and/or national levels.
Please note that organizations can apply to EITHER A or B of the funding areas above.
The primary goal of the Syringe Access Fund is to provide core support for programs that demonstrate: (a) an ability to provide high quality syringe access services to one or more identified population(s), and/or (b) an ability to conduct local, statewide, or national-level policy advocacy initiatives that demonstrate concrete objectives and activities to expand access to sterile syringes.
The Syringe Access Fund will prioritize support for programs in geographic areas in which access to sterile syringes can be dramatically improved through either greater programmatic capacity or policy improvement. The Syringe Access Fund will also prioritize support for programs that involve drug users in designing, delivering and evaluating services, as well as programs that are peer- and volunteer-run (for information on meaningful involvement, please find on the AIDS United website “Meaningful Involvement of People with HIV/AIDS (MIPA); ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’). Other compelling factors may include HIV and HCV prevalence, injection drug use prevalence, opioid use, overdose incidence, availability of local funding, and areas in which policy improvements can have local, state, and/or national impact.
Strategic partnerships are encouraged.
Challenge Grants for Governmental Organizations: The Syringe Access Fund encourages government support of syringe access. In places where local or state government can find resources for syringe access services, education or mobilization, the Syringe Access Fund may be willing to provide matching funds to advance these efforts. The matching component provides an opportunity for public-private innovation. For example, this may mean that Syringe Access Fund resources would be used to purchase syringes while public dollars support other aspects of syringe access programming.
GrantWatch ID#: 162781
Maximum awards in each grant category will be $75,000 total divided equally over two years. A single organization applying on behalf of multiple smaller organizations may be approved for a slightly higher grant amount on a case-by-case basis.
Year 1 grant period is February 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019. Year 2 grant period is February 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020. Second year payments are conditional based on first-year progress, outcomes, and compliance.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register for the September 26 webinar:
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To schedule a phone/video application or ask about the application process, contact:
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