Category: Resource and Funding News

Community Innovation Grants Awarded to Address Overdose Crisis

The provincial government issued a news release October 12 announcing the recipients of Community Innovation grants through the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Community Action Initiative (CAI). A number PAN members are in this group, including AIDS Vancouver Island, Central Interior Native Health Society, Positive Living North, and ANKORS. Twenty-seven communities and organizations in British Columbia were… Read more »

Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program Call for Proposals

The Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program is excited to announce a call for proposals for our Community Grants Program. We will be awarding grants of up to $10,000 each to communities or groups who are interested in planning and delivering activities addressing HIV prevention, testing and engagement into care and treatment. Special focus will be… Read more »

Dear Stakeholders, As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) commissioned Goss Gilroy Inc. to review the process to develop and implement the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund (CAF). The review report (attached) recognizes the challenges associated with implementing changes to long standing funding programs and… Read more »

On May 1, 2018, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) released a funding opportunity dedicated to exploring innovative, provincial solutions with demonstrable impact to HIV and hepatitis C in British Columbia. The total amount available through this funding was $100,000 and could be awarded to one or a combination of community-based organizations. Applicants were asked… Read more »

Call for Grant Submissions – ViiV

ViiV Healthcare Canada is pleased to announce the return of two annual grant competitions: the Positive Action Canada Indigenous HIV Initiative and the Positive Action Canada HIV Innovation Program. All applications are due September 15th, 2018 for projects beginning early 2019. View application information 

PHSA has released guidelines for an Innovation Fund dedicated to women living with or at risk of HIV and HCV. This funding is for $75,000 per fiscal year, for 2018/2019 and 2019/20. Proposals are due on Friday, September 14th and can be submitted to [email protected] Please use the attached proposal template for submissions.   View application guidelines Innovation Fund… Read more »

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has completed an RFP process for HIV & HCV Prevention, Care and Treatment Services for Women. This RFP included three components: Component 1. System Navigation and Support Component 2. Network Mobilization and Peer Navigation Services for Women Living with HIV Component 3. Peer-led Indigenous Harm Reduction Programming PHSA is… Read more »

Vancouver Foundation LEVEL Grant Applications Now Open

  Supporting Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee youth in staff leadership and board governance   Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of 2018 Youth Granting under our new LEVEL initiative. This initiative seeks to LEVEL the playing field by empowering young Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee leaders to amplify their voices in matters… Read more »

PAN has recently released a new report, Evaluation Survey Report: PHAC’s HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund (CAF) Processes and Impacts – reported by community-based organizations in BC. The following is from the Executive Summary, which outlines the history of Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) funding and the evaluation of the the new funding process. (Read… Read more »

Peer Compensation and Resources

Peer compensation is a timely topic with more projects and organizations implementing “Nothing About Us, Without Us” principles in their work place. Peers have always been an amazing resource and their lived experience is now recognized as critical part of building projects and programs. In PAN’s 2017 Members’ & Stakeholders’ Survey an overwhelming 93% of… Read more »