|Posted by kaushik on January 18, 2013 at 1:25 AM|
ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) provides grants to support diverse programmes globally and also offers a Technical Assistance programme through its partners to support smaller community organizations. It ispresently open to accepting proposals from NGOs and community-based organizations to offer them larger grants available under this Fund.
PACF provides larger grants NGOs and CBOs that can deliver change at the community level. The 2013 call for proposals focuses on one or more of the areas of PMTCT (Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmissionof HIV). The proposal should be relevant to at least one of the following five themes:
Community interventions addressing loss to follow-up in PMTCT
Working with communities to address and overcome causes of loss to follow-up of PMTCT services; objectives should demonstrate how community interventions can improve loss to follow-up of women, children and partners to the local PMTCT services
Community advocacy for gender equity in education and health
Projects by and for the community should promote women’s and girls’ access to education and/or health services; objectives must demonstrate how improvements in access to education and/or health can deliver educational or health outcomes for women and girls
Preventing unintended pregnancies
Improving women’s knowledge of and access to SRH services, projects should enable women living with HIV to exercise their right to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services .
Community intervention to keep HIV negative women negative
Targeted primary prevention at a community to level to ensure women who are HIV negative stay negative; with special emphasis on women planning to have families, pregnant women and new mothers.
Early infant diagnosis
By using community developed interventions and testing to promote continuing care of infants and young children of HIV+ parents, projects should reduce the numbers of infants who go undiagnosed or who diagnose too late for successful care and treatment interventions
The size and period of the grant
For this call for proposals, the maximum funding available will be £400,000 over three years. Budgets should be submitted in your local currency and GB£ at current exchange rates.
Please remember that Positive Action for Children Fund grants cannot account for more than 50% of an organisation’s income. Grantr equests over this proportion of your income will be rejected.
The minimum grant request in thisround is £75,000 (over 3 years).
In particular they have identified 15 priority countries for PMTCT interventions:
3. DemocraticRepublic of Congo,
Projects that are focused in other countries and regions will also be considered – but need to clearly demonstrate the need that the project will address.
Applications will only be accepted via theonline application system at:
You will need to register your organisationon the system before you are able to submit your application.
Concept notes should be submitted through the online application system by midnight (GMT) on Tuesday 12th March 2013.
If your Concept Note is selected you will be notified by July 2013 on next steps to submit a Full Proposal. This is NOT a guarantee that your project will be funded. Successful applicants will be notified of the Board’s decision in September/October 2013. Work funded under this call for proposals should commence before the end of 2013.
For more information, visit this link:
For further queries & help regarding this opportunity, write to: [email protected]
With best wishes for your organization,
Advisor - NGO Fund Raising
Categories: International Opportunities