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“Sometimes it’s just a question of money” The role of private philanthropy in helping to achieve universal access for youth


Authored by Caitlin Chandler & Sarah Hamilton for CrowdOutAIDS

In 2010, U.S.-based private philanthropy disbursed $459 million to HIV-related programming[1] (note: this excludes bi-lateral, multilateral, and government spending and takes into account funders with portfolios of over US$300,000 in HIV-related disbursements annually).U.S.-based funders that supported international HIV programs in 2010 targeted 38% of their money towards youth[2].

Read the full blog on the CrowdOutAIDS blog.

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