ViiV Healthcare’s 2019 Positive Action for Women Grants Program – United States

Deadline: 24 July 2019

ViiV Healthcare has announced a second round of Positive Action for Women grants program in support of two tracks of work:

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  • Track #1: Networks for Women funding will support innovative approaches that break down isolation and stigma for women of color living with HIV across the gender spectrum living with HIV, including those living in “resource deserts12” and/or rural areas.
    • Grants for Women – Funding to design or expand upon projects that directly build women’s networks and break down isolation – from virtual solutions to innovative in person approaches for women living with HIV.
    • Amp Grant for Women Fund – One Program Lead to distribute two-year micro-grants to grassroots community organizations and leaders and provide technical assistance to Micro-Grantees over the course of the funding period.
  • Track #2: Networks for Community Action funding will support collaborations that develop or expand local action plans for successfully engaging more women of color living with and affected by HIV across the local care continuum.
    • Grants for Community Collaborations – Funding for collaborations that will develop and implement local action plans, engaging local partners to establish and implement collective impact plans.

Budget Information

Eligible organizations may apply for a 2-year project grant, pending annual review and approval.

  • Track #1: Networks for Women
    • Grants for Women: Applicants may request up to $75,000 per year.
      • Organization proposing formal partnerships to extend the reach of their Positive Action for Women program are eligible for an additional 25% up to $100,000. A Letter of Intent will be required from all partner organizations with proposal submission.
    • Amp Grant for Women Fund: Applicants may request up to $100,000 per year.
  • Track #2: Networks for Community Action
    • Grants for Community Collaborations: Applicants may request up to $100,000 per year.

Eligibility Criteria

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At minimum, eligible nonprofit organizations must meet all of the following criteria, and/or engage a fiscal sponsor that meets all of the following criteria:

  • Be a 501(c)(3) Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-designated nonprofit organization;
  • Be located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico;
  • Provide programs and support primarily to those persons or communities impacted by or affected by HIV in the U.S.;
  • Received no more than 25 percent of the total operating budget (total annual revenue) in 2018 from ViiV Healthcare and anticipate the same for 2019;
  • Organizations applying for the grant must be the same organization receiving the funds and must be responsible for the implementation and management of the project;
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation plan, including 5% of project budget allocated to evaluation;
  • Actively participate in the Positive Action for Women’s evaluation with ViiV Healthcare’s designated third party, including quarterly meetings, input on evaluation process, an interim report due during Year One, and a final report.

Funding Restrictions

ViiV Healthcare funding cannot support:

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  • Organizations that are in whole or in part, organized by a Healthcare Professional or Customer of
  • ViiV Healthcare. Examples of Healthcare Professionals or Customers include, but are not necessarily limited to, physicians, physicians’ assistants, nurses, pharmacists, residents and medical students, phlebotomists, medical case managers, adherence counselors, pharmacy and medical directors within managed care organizations, other personnel within managed care organizations, and policy advocates;
  • Direct building expenses, endowments, or other capital expenditures;
  • Support for advertising for local athletics and/or other extracurricular activities (including trips, tours, etc.);
  • Support for brand advertising;
  • Religious groups or other societies that do not serve the general public on a non-denominational basis;
  • Patient education materials for a program/activity that will include ViiV Healthcare staff input on the content (if for a publication, no more than 5 percent of ViiV Healthcare funds to be used to support the publication costs);
  • Product donations;
  • Matching gifts;
  • Patient assistance programs;
  • Certified medical education;
  • Purchasing of any medications;

In addition, as a charitable contribution, ViiV Healthcare cannot support projects that will provide a benefit to ViiV Healthcare. Specifically, the ViiV Healthcare Positive Action for Women program cannot consider requests that:

  • Promote a specific ViiV Healthcare product or line of business;
  • Provide more than an “incidental or tenuous” benefit to ViiV Healthcare (generally defined as goodwill and publicity);
  • Involve lobbying or political activity;
  • Create an appearance of impropriety.

Reporting Requirements

ViiV Healthcare is committed to ongoing learning and evaluation, and to sharing insights about what works. Organizations who receive funding will be expected to participate in a grantee learning community and overall evaluation conducted by an external evaluator. This includes an annual in-person meeting, as well as quarterly grantee calls, possible site visits and/or interviews with the external evaluator, and supplemental evaluation data collection training and support. In addition, grantees will submit project reports over the course of the two-year grant period as a requirement of the grant as following, pending the grant type:

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  • Networks for Women
    • Grants for Women
      • Interim Report to report on progress of project and to reapply for 2020 funding
      • Final Report to summarize progress and impact of two-year project
    • Amp Grant for Women
      • Interim Report A to report on micro-grant recipients and their projects
      • Interim Report B to report on progress of project and to reapply for 2020 funding
        • Final Report to summarize progress and impact of two-year project
  • Networks for Community Action
    • Grants for Community Collaborations
      • Interim Report to report on progress of project and to reapply for 2020 funding
      • Final Report to summarize progress and impact of two-year project

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

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