Grants Available: The Project - Raising Awareness About HIV/AIDS
The Contra Costa Public Health AIDS Program is pleased to announce the availability of grants for raising awareness and sharing information within your community about HIV/AIDS, especially about the importance of taking the HIV test. Local institutions, including churches, neighborhood groups/associations, non-profit organizations, and businesses are encouraged to apply. Events corresponding to days of significance such as, World AIDS Day December 1st, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day February 7th, and Contra Costa May AIDS Awareness Month are encouraged.
Awards for up to $1,400 for materials, food, attractions, etc., needed to carry out an event that is meaningful and fun for your community are available. Events must occur between December 2005 and May 2006 and must take place in Contra Costa County. A review panel will select grantees and provide recommendations to ensure the events are successful. The AIDS Program will provide technical assistance, such as event planning and community organizing.
To apply, please submit a completed application by October 21, 2005 to The POWER PROJECT/MG at AIDS Program, 597 Center Avenue, Suite 200, Martinez, CA 94553. For more information about the project and application, please call Rhonda Choi 925-313-6775 for assistance. Sample Event Ideas