We cannot divert funding from the HIV and AIDS response

“Responding to COVID-19 must not be a zero-sum game. Somehow, we have to integrate our response with the existing landscape of global health. …all of us who work in global health must ensure that we don’t turn away from a wider perspective on health. For, if we do, the pandemic will have inflicted two mortal […]

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN HIV FUNDER: MARYSE MITCHELL-BRODY

In the short few months since we launched the video series “What it Means to be an HIV Funder,” the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world – how we work, how we communicate, and how we support the fight against HIV and AIDS. We considered not sharing the videos given the overwhelming amount of content […]

Lessons from the HIV Epidemic Can Help Fight COVID-19: an Interview with Michael Seltzer

“In our response to pandemics, we are not just exposing the weaknesses in the system, we’re highlighting solutions that need to transcend the period.” Michael Seltzer For those of us working in HIV philanthropy, advocacy, and research, it’s impossible to ignore the parallels between the AIDS epidemic and the present coronavirus pandemic. Both disproportionately affect […]

Our COVID-19 Response: FCAA Member Funding Responses

This Monday I left a Zoom meeting with the FCAA Board of Directors feeling more hopeful than I have in weeks. It was a reminder that our members are doing amazing things. These organizations, like you, are finding ways to be responsive: relaxing grant requirements, converting grants to general operating support, and providing counsel and […]

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN HIV FUNDER: JULIA LUKOMNIK

In October we sat down with a number of attendees at the 2019 AIDS Philanthropy Summit to ask an important question: What does it mean to be an HIV funder today? As the epidemic continues to evolve, it’s more important than ever to explore this topic, which is why we’ve made it the subject of […]