AIDS United: Syringe Access Fund – Off Cycle Grants
The Syringe Access Fund (SAF) is a national grantmaking initiative that supports service providers and policy projects to reduce the risk of HIV, hepatitis C (HCV), and other blood-borne pathogens among people who inject drugs and their sexual partners through expanded access to sterile syringes. SAF off-cycle grants support start-up syringe services programs and emerging policy opportunities.
SAF applicants can apply to support work in the following areas:
- Syringe Access Direct Services: Access to sterile syringes through syringe services programs (SSPs)
- Education/Mobilization: Policy/advocacy campaigns focused on improving public policy at local, state, and/or national levels
Amount: Grants range up to $5,000 over a six month period.
Eligibility: Nonprofit 501c3 organizations (or those with a fiscal agent), including community-based organizations and AIDS service organizations, as well as faith-based, human rights, clinics, or medical providers; and legal aid organizations. Grants will support work within the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Native American Reservations/Tribal Lands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and any other U.S. territory.
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