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From AIDS to Covid-19: What Grant Makers Can Learn From Our Last Pandemic

  *This article, by FCAA’s founding executive director, Michael Seltzer, originally appeared in the Chronicle of Philanthropy. When it comes to determining a response to Covid-19, foundation and corporate grant makers can look to another recent global pandemic for guidance — the AIDS crisis. The two viruses are different in significant ways, such as mode […]

Philanthropy’s Search for an HIV Vaccine: Building Public-Private Partnerships in a Global Pandemic

  *This article originally appeared on RE:source, the Rockefeller Archive Center’s storytelling platform A deadly new virus with no known cure spreads across the globe. Questions abound over who is most susceptible and whether countries should restrict travel and immigration. Public fear of the disease escalates. Four decades before the outbreak of COVID-19, the world encountered a […]

HIV Funding From Private Sources in 2018 Remained “Relatively Flat”

  *This article originally appeared on POZ. Private philanthropic funding for HIV-related causes increased $13 million between 2017 and 2018. At first glance, this might seem like good news. But a deeper dive into the global data reveals a troubling trend: Funding to fight the epidemic has “remained relatively flat.” Or worse: The numbers illustrate […]

FCAA #WAD2019 Social Media Toolkit

DOWNLOAD THE TOOLKIT For World AIDS Day, Funders Concerned About AIDS is asking, “What do funders want the community to know?” We have prepared a social media toolkit with some of the responses we received. We hope you will share through your respective channels leading up to and immediately following December 1. We will officially […]

What Does It Mean to Be an HIV Funder Today?

  *This article was originally published on POZ. What does it mean to be an HIV funder today? And, what does the evolving funding environment mean for the organizations on the front line, those that rely on private philanthropy to continue their work? These are questions that my organization, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA), will be asking […]