Category: Resource and Funding News

Background:In 2015, PAN began the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index (BC Stigma Index), a community-based research (CBR) study to document the experiences of stigma and discrimination from the perspective of people living with HIV (PLHIV). One of the objectives of this study was to “support PLHIV to be Stigma Index leaders & build… Read more »

Women’s Wellness & Leadership Project

Vancouver Friends for Life Society is pleased to announce our new initiative to support women with lived experience of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV). The Women’s Wellness and Leadership Project is designed to support women in BC on their own path to health and wellness. The project is accepting applications from women up to $2500… Read more »

Giving Voice Call for Proposals

(Excerpt. See full call)   The Minister’s Advisory Council on Indigenous Women (MACIW) is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for the Giving Voice 2019-2020 – 2020-2021 project. Funding is available for community groups and organizations who want to host or participate in community-based events that would “Give Voice” to stopping violence against Indigenous… Read more »

Via Public Health Agency of Canada   Dear HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund Recipients, As we recognize World AIDS Day on December 1, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is highlighting the efforts of community-based organizations across the country to reduce HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections…. Read more »

2018/19 Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation Grant program is now accepting applications. Applications are available for the following funding streams: Crime Reduction and Crime Prevention Indigenous Healing and Rebuilding Serving Victims Through Restorative Justice: Enhancing Program Capacity Addressing Violence Against Women: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation and Vulnerable Women in… Read more »

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