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Offer: ViiV Healthcare ‘Positive Action for Children Fund’ Call for Proposals 2014 - Deadline: March 11th at 23:59 GMT

ViiV Healthcare is accepting concept notes for ‘Positive Action for Children Fund’ grant program 2014.
The grant program is focused on non-governmental and community-based organizations that can deliver change at a community level.
The Fund aims to support global efforts towards Countdown to Zero – The Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.
It also aims to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and children’s health by supporting interventions that engage affected communities, developing their capacity to participate and lead.

80% of the fund will go to 15 priority countries (Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Burundi, Chad, Tanzania, Kenya and India) for PMTCT interventions. The maximum funding available will be £300,000 over three years.
Minimum grant request to be made is £60,000 (over 3 years).

The PACF Funding Areas are:
Pursuing community engagement, participation and leadership;
Using patient focused and family-centered approaches;
Achieving integration between HIV services, and between HIV and Sexual and reproductive health (S&RH) services;
Generating demand for S&RH and PMTCT services;
Using an evidence base and generating evidence;
Supporting or delivering advocacy; and
Strengthening grassroots action and organizations.

Only the proposal relevant to one of the following five themes will be considered for funding:
Community interventions addressing loss to follow-up in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT)
Community advocacy for gender equity in education and health, including but not limited to, for positive mothers and their affected families
Preventing unintended pregnancies
Community intervention to keep HIV negative women negative
Early infant diagnosis

To be successful for ‘Positive Action for Children Fund’, proposed project should consist of new work that should not been previously funded; it can include projects transferred to a new location(s) and/or include the expansion of a recently tested model or pilot.
Focused initiatives that demonstrate real change in one or two of the above mentioned themes are more likely to bring best outcome and thus funded by the grant program.

The submitted concept notes must demonstrate how the proposed projects meet one of the following areas:
Patient focused and family-centered approaches
Greater and meaningful involvement of people living with HIV and AIDS
Addressing stigma and discrimination
Integration
Generating demand
Advocacy
Evidence-based and evidence-generating.

Eligibility Criteria:
Any properly registered community-based, not-for-profit/charitable status or NGO that represents, or is working with, or for affected communities is eligible to submit proposals. Projects that are primarily targeted at adolescents up to the age of 19 are eligible.
The application should confirm that 85% of the fund will be spent in country.
Concept Notes should be submitted with four attachments – a letter of declaration, a list of trustees with contact details, proof of the applicant organization’s registration and a copy of latest audited accounts to be eligible for selection. Also, references that have knowledge of the applicant organization’s work should be given including a named contact with phone number and email. The organization’s income for the last financial year should also be mentioned and proof attached along with the application.
More than one application from different country offices of the same organization is accepted as eligible for competition.
Applications should be either in English or French.

Deadline: All applications must be received by 23:59 GMT on March 11th 2014.
Remember to attach all required attachments including, proof of your organisation’s registered status and last set of audited accounts.

For more information, please visit ViiV Health Positive Action for Children Fund page.

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Sharo's picture

This is good. Thank you.

This is good.
Thank you.

MASOSO ANTOINETTE's picture

nice support

be courage to support those country by giving them this chance of completing this application thanks

masoso

MASOSO ANTOINETTE's picture

tell me

hey i want to ask you please help me to show me how i can complete this application then i enter in link.viivhealthcare positive action for children fund call for proposals 2014 I CLICK There then i don,t see where i can click to continue so i have positive action in minembwe hight plateau in congo for mission to help the windows and orphans and to avoide violence against women in that area so because of the wars happen every day in our country so wish how they can get some help for them so please help me to know how to complete it thanks .

masoso

BAJIRA CHISHUBA's picture

votre offre

c'est une bonne initiative, nous allons postuler en faveur de nos actions envers les démunies

bajira

BALAGIZI MUHEBULE EMMANUEL's picture

thank you

merci

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