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With support from the Elton John AIDS Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Fund, the AIDS Funding Collaborative provided $25,000 in mini-grant awards for Cuyahoga County HIV/AIDS prevention and care organizations to support the procurement and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to People Living with HIV/AIDS, service providers, volunteers, advocates and community members.


AIDS Funding Collaborative Welcomes New Community-at-Large Advisory Committee Members

CLEVELAND, OH – Starting June 1st, the AIDS Funding Collaborative welcomed two new community-at-large members to its Advisory Committee. The AIDS Funding Collaborative (AFC) is a public/private partnership designed to strengthen the community’s response to HIV/AIDS by providing advocacy, funding, leadership and coordination in Greater Cleveland. The AFC’s governing body – the Advisory Committee –...


AFC Releases 2020 Community Responsive Grants Request for Applications

CLEVELAND, OH – With the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in Greater Cleveland, today the AIDS Funding Collaborative (AFC) is releasing its 2020 request for applications (RFA) for community responsive grants. Funding priority areas include: HIV care and support services, including those aligned with Ryan White categories; HIV prevention services, especially harm reduction and...


AIDS Funding Collaborative Will Soon Award Grants, Releases Strategic Plan Focused on Ending HIV Epidemic

With the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in Greater Cleveland, the AIDS Funding Collaborative (AFC) will soon award multiple grants. The  grants, both large and small, will be awarded in a variety of different categories including: annual community responsive grants, small discretionary grants for sponsorships or short-term projects, grants by invitation that are targeted...


AFC Advisory Committee Members

AFC Advisory Committee Members 2019 Bob Bucklew; AFC Chair; AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, designated organization representative Eugenia Cash Kirkland; Alcohol, Drug Addiction, & Mental Health Services Board, board representative Anthony Forbes; Cuyahoga County, board designee Ali Foti; Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, staff representative Councilman Kerry McCormack; City of Cleveland, board representative Janet McGrath; community-at-large...


AFC announces Julie Patterson as new director

CLEVELAND, OH – The AIDS Funding Collaborative is pleased to announce and welcome Julie Patterson as its new director. Her first day is December 3, 2018. In her role, Patterson will also serve as a fellow with The Center for Community Solutions, which houses the AIDS Funding Collaborative. “I am excited for this new chapter...

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