HIV/AIDS in the U.S. South: FCAA Talks to SASI’s Carolyn McAllaster

Home to 44% of all people living with HIV/AIDS in the country, the U.S. South is the epicenter of the national epidemic. At the same time, the region receives less than 20 percent of total HIV-related philanthropy for the US. Funders have made significant investments to support organizations working to provide HIV services and/or advocacy […]

The Circles that Divide Us: No More Business as Usual in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS

In recent weeks, I find myself referring frequently to this quote, from Martin Luther King: “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Three decades of working in the fight against HIV and AIDS has shown me the truth of these words. For, who would have believed, 30 years ago, that our efforts […]

Women of Color Will Not Be Left Behind: Washington AIDS Partnership Rolls Out The DC PrEP for Women Initiative

Despite the growing advancements in HIV research and prevention, there are oftentimes barriers that limit access to these tools and information in certain communities. Channing Wickham, Executive Director at the Washington AIDS Partnership (WAP), and Chair of the FCAA Board of Directors, explains that the impetus for their $1 million PrEP for Women Initiative was […]

Funders Concerned About AIDS Applauds Partners’ Commitments to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Calls for Increased, Well-Aligned Funding from Public and Philanthropic Sectors Today, donor and implementing countries, along with civil society and the philanthropic sector, committed nearly $13 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) for the next three years. In so doing, the world is one step closer to […]

Private Philanthropy is Critical to Ushering in the End of AIDS

Reposted from the Huffington Post So far, 2016 has been a very busy year for the HIV/AIDS community. In early June, we gathered in New York for the United Nations High Level Meeting on ending the epidemic. This meeting was closely followed by the AIDS 2016 conference, notable for returning to Durban, South Africa. We […]