Since its inception, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation has provided over $12,000,000 in funding to organizations to help prevent the spread of AIDS and to provide direct care and assistance to those affected by the disease.
For the complete list of grants, click here.
Funds Awarded Spring 2012
BELLE REVE NEW ORLEANS - $7,000
New Orleans, Louisiana
These funds are restricted to the of foods for Healthy Food Diets program for clients of Belle Reve New Orleans.
BERING OMEGA - $7,500
Bering Omega Community Services exists to nurture the well-being and meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of persons affected by HIV/AIDS through compassionate health care and social services.
These funds are restricted to payment for medical goods and supplies and
food supplies for Omega House residents.
BOULDER COUNTY AIDS PROJECT - $5,000
Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP) is twofold: to provide support, advocacy and education to those in our community who are infected with or affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and to serve as an outreach and information center to prevent further transmission of HIV and the resulting Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
These funds are restricted to Supplies/Materials and Direct Program Expenses as delineated in the budget included with the 2012 application to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
CASCADE AIDS PROJECT - $7,000
Cascade AIDS Project helps to prevent HIV infections, support and empower people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, and eliminate HIV/AIDS-related stigma.
These funds are restricted to the purchase of HIV rapid test kits and marketing and outreach expenses exclusing of salaries, benefits and administrative expenses.
CHARLOTTE HIV/AIDS PEOPLE SUPPORT - $1,500
Port Charlotte, Florida
Charlotte HIV/AIDS People Support, (CHAPS) is an all volunteer organization whose purpose is to provide supplemental food and hygiene products at no cost to persons in need living with HIV/AIDS and their dependents. The hygienic products, which can not be purchased with food stamps, are vital to a person with a compromised immune system providing personal care and helping to maintain a sanitary environment which enhances their lives through healthier living and helps them maintain their dignity and self respect during this difficult time in their lives.
With today's medications people with HIV are living longer, but still suffer from the side effects of the medications and the disease itself. They no longer have the stamina to work full time and have very limited funds. When CHAPS provides supplemental food and hygiene products, clients can use their money to purchase fresh meat, dairy and produce or for medical care.
CHAPS is the only organization in Southwest Florida providing these basic necessities to HIV/AIDS clients.
These funds are restricted the purchase of food and hygiene products for low income PLWHA.
DOUGLAS COUNTY AIDS PROJECT - $5,000
Douglas County AIDS Project helps to provide supportive and responsive care for a diverse community affected by HIV/AIDS. Through leadership, education and advocacy, DCAP is committed to raising awareness and reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS.
These funds are restricted to the provision of housing assistance to low-income clients living with HIV/AIDS.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT - $5,000
These funds are restricted to the purchase of food and prepared meals for clients living with HIV/ADS.
GLOBAL AIDS INTERFAITH ALLIANCE (GAIA) - $184,500
Larkspur, California for project in Malawi
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA) provides basic health services, targeting prevention, care, and support in communities affected by HIV, AIDS,TB and malaria in Africa. GAIA is a non-profit, non-governmental 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in June 2000 in response to the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.
These funds are restricted to the operation of the three GAIA Elizabeth Taylor mobile medical clinics in the Mulanje district of Malawi, staffing of the clinics and the provision of diagnostic and treatment services to residents of remote villages in the Mulanje district of Malawi.
HIV ALLIANCE - $9,000
These funds are restricted to the purchase of syringes and safer injection kits for the purpose of prevention of HIV transmission.
HELP - $6,000
Health Emergency Lifeline Programs (HELP) is a non-profit, community-based organization that provides essential services for people who are at-risk, infected or affected by HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C. HELP works with over 1,200 clients each year to provide food & nutrition assistance, housing services, case management, utility assistance, mental health counseling and other resources. HELP’s mission is to empower members of our community to live healthy, productive lives.
These funds are restricted to the purchase of food vouchers and bus tickets for PLWHA clients of HELP.
HOPE - $8,000
H.O.P.E. is an independent, not-for-profit organization that has served Tulsa and surrounding communities since 1998. H.O.P.E. is proud to be recognized as one of the largest and most comprehensive HIV prevention facilities in Oklahoma, and is the only free, anonymous testing site in Northeastern Oklahoma. H.O.P.E. also operates the only statewide HIV/sexually transmitted disease (STD) resource hotline and conducts a variety of targeted outreach efforts focusing on men, women, and underserved populations. H.O.P.E.’s expectation is that all people encountered will come to know their health status. This knowledge will enable our clients to seek proper treatment and information, and protect themselves and others from further infections.
These funds are restricted to the purchase of prevention & testing supplies for the MSM prevention program and the Empowered 4 Life as delineated in the budget provided in the 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
HOUSE OF MERCY - $4,400
Belmont, North Carolina
House of Mercy is a ministry of the Sisters of mercy which provide home and specialized care for person living with AIDS.
These funds are restricted to the purchase of doctor prescribed medications for residents of the House of Mercy.
JERUSALEM HOUSE - $10,000
Jerusalem House is Atlanta’s oldest and largest provider of permanent housing for Atlanta’s low-income and homeless individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Nearly 100 children live in Jerusalem House programs. They provide them with the tools they need to succeed – like stable housing, tutoring, and school supplies.
These funds are restricted to the purchase of food or client assistance as delineated in the budget included with the 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
MALAMA PONO - $5,000
Malama Pono helps to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, STDs and infectious Hepatitis on Kaua`i through education and to serve those persons infected with or affected by these diseases.
These funds are restricted to expenses associated with the expansion of the Condom Sense PSA program as delineated in the budget included with the 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
ORDEN DE MALTA - MEXICO - $10,000
These funds are restricted to the purchase of formula and groceries in support for the Save a Child from AIDS program as delineated in the budget included with the 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN CARES - $7,500
Rocky Mountain Cares (RMC) will facilitate high quality centralized medical care, supportive services and rich educational and research resources to a diverse and inclusive Colorado HIV/AIDS community. They offer equal access to comprehensive services that will include medical care management, pharmacy and peer support. RMC will create a safe environment driven by integrity and free of stigma and discrimination.
These funds are restricted to testing and diagnostic expenses as delineated in the budget included with the 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AIDS TASK FORCE - $7,500
SMATF's mission is to educate the public about the prevention and transmission of HIV/AIDS while providing services to those affected.
These funds are restricted to food or utilities for residents of Augusta House as delineated in the budget included in the 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
WAVERLY CARE - $7,000
Waverley Care is Scotland’s leading charity providing care and support to people living with HIV or Hepatitis C. As part of our work we also strive to raise awareness of these conditions and their prevention.
These funds are restricted to the Emergency Fund as delineated in the organization's 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
WELL OF HOPE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP - $10,000
Paterson, New Jersey
These funds are restricted to the purchase of syringes, injections supplies and safe sex supplies as delineated in the organization's 2012 application to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
For the complete list of grants, click here.