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Small Grants to support Key Population Groups in Belize and Trinidad & Tobago

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 14, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on July 22, 2021
Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) logo
Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) logo

The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) and its partners Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) and El Centro de Orientacióne Investigación Integral (COIN), have received a Global Fund grant to bring together organizations with complementary mandates, technical expertise and constituencies in a harmonized approach to leverage and support the effort of communities, civil society actors governments and technical partners in advancing the regional HIV response.

This project provides a unique opportunity to institutionalize partnerships between civil society and governments to achieve and sustain effective programs that meet the needs of key populations (KPs) and diminish the HIV epidemic.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Civil Society Organizations serving key populations that are based in Belize and Trinidad & Tobago.
2. Each organization may apply for an award of maximum US$5,000 USD to support project-related costs for up to two (2) months.
3. Allocations for salaries, stipends, incentives and overheads should not exceed 40% of the total budget for the grant.

The project seeks to achieve the following objectives:
a) To reduce structural barriers to key population services including stigma & discrimination and gender-based violence;
b) To improve knowledge generation and use of strategic information on key populations for decision-making and advocacy by communities and other stakeholders;
c) To increase domestic resources for effective key population programming; and
d) To mobilize resources for key population organizations.

The small grants aim to support Advocacy Campaigns inclusive of associated / related actions in support of key population groups, specifically women and girls, transwomen and men who have sex with Men .

All applications must be received no later than Friday, July 23, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 14
Jul 14

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Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jul 14
Jul 14

Thanks, Ana.