The FCAA blog is accepting up to four monthly blog submissions by FCAA members – or those organizations eligible for FCAA membership: private and public funders, consultants, and affinity group/infrastructure organization members.  From time-to-time we may invite special guest blogs from other stakeholders to highlight key events or emerging issues of importance to HIV/AIDS-related funders.  All published pieces will be shared with FCAA’s community of 1,200+ private and public funders, as well as online via Twitter and Facebook.

Please forward your email of interest, including your name, organization, proposed timeline, and the topic(s) you are interested in writing an article on, to sarah@fcaaids.org.

Innovative Collaboration - Increasing Access to Care for People with HIV/AIDS


Authored by John Barnes, for the Council on Foundations

FCAA and many of our partners in the philanthropy community mobilize philanthropic leadership, ideas, and resources, and seek opportunities for collaboration, including public-private partnerships. This work is as challenging as it is important, but now the philanthropic sector has a new and engaged partner in the federal government: the Social Innovation Fund (SIF).

Read the full blog on re:Philanthropy

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Ending HIV in Indiana - Guest blog from THF


Guest blog by: Katherine Campbell Nagler, Director of Development, The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis (THF).

With President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law and releasing the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) in 2010, the HPTN 052 treatment-as-prevention findings in 2011, the approval of Truvada for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in 2012, and the HIV Care Continuum Initiative of 2013, The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis (THF) set the ambitious goal of ending HIV in Indiana in this generation.

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