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América Latina

Financiamento para projetos sobre HIV na América Latina

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research is pleased to announce new funding for projects that address HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Latin America region. Grassroots organizations in low and middle income countries of the Latin America region are encouraged to submit relevant proposals. Funds for this round of awards are made available through the generous support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Deadline for proposals: July 14, 2010.

Each organization may apply for an award of up to $20,000 USD to support project-related costs for up to 12 months. Only one application may be submitted per organization. Proposals for general operating support will not be considered.

Approximately $130,000 is available for this round of awards in Latin America; amfAR anticipates funding from six to eight proposals. Funding recommendations will be announced in October 2010. Organizations that are approved for awards can expect to receive funds to begin activities as early as November 2010.

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

Community-based organizations in the Latin America region (click here to see list of eligible countries); Charity or nonprofit organizations (e.g., NGOs, CBOs, and other charitable organizations) that are the equivalent of U.S. tax-exempt organizations;

Organizations comprised of MSM/LGBT community members and/or that have established links to MSM/LGBT communities and experience directly involving members of those communities in the development and implementation of programs and activities;

Organizations with strong management and leadership;

Organizations with capacity to carry out the proposed activities and effectively manage award funds.

Who Is Not Eligible and SHOULD NOT APPLY?

Individuals; Government organizations or units; For-profit organizations; Organizations based outside the Latin America region; Organizations with annual operating budgets of more than $1 million USD; Organizations that do not involve members of the MSM/LGBT community in the development and implementation of programs and activities.

Application Submission

E-mail submission (preferred)
E-mail the completed application as an attachment to:

Hard copy submission
Send by mail or courier to:
amfAR / MSM Initiative Community Awards
120 Wall Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3908 USA

Please remember to mail or ship hard copy submissions with adequate time for delivery by deadline.

All applications (e-mail or hard copy) must be received no later than:
14 July 2010, 5:00 p.m. in New York City, USA (GMT/UTC 21:00)

Deadlines are strictly observed. Applications that are received late, are incomplete, or exceed page or budget limitations (see instructions) will not be reviewed. Proposals may include citations, listed references, and resumes (curricula vitae) for key personnel. Web links to important documents and articles may be listed, but they should not be included as physical attachments.

Applicants are encouraged to e-mail if they have any questions about this RFP, program design, or the application requirements.

To download the application forms and for more information, please visit amfAR.

Publicada em: 18/06/2010


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