Grant opportunities

AIDS United’s grant-making portfolio dates back to the founding of the National AIDS Fund in 1987.

Funding for local communities

$118 Million

for local communities

Additional investments leveraged

$184 Million

additional investments leveraged

Organizations supported


organizations supported each year

As of January 2021, our strategic grant-making initiatives have directly funded more than $118 million to local communities, and we have leveraged more than $184 million in additional investments for programs that include, but are not limited to, syringe access, access to care, capacity-building, HIV prevention and advocacy.

Regions we’ve been able to provide support for:

Open grants

Relief, Recovery & Resilience Fund

Established to help meet the immediate and urgent needs of people living with and vulnerable to HIV in regions affected by urgent crises like earthquakes and hurricanes, and now the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund supports access to HIV care, housing, food and much more.

The Fund is currently accepting applications from organizations serving people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico that are experiencing challenges meeting their community’s needs due to the impacts of Hurricane Fiona. Click here to learn more about this funding opportunity (English, Spanish).


  • Applicants or their fiscal sponsor must have the capacity to receive award funds electronically.
  • Applicants must be located and/or perform work within the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.
  • Applicants must be nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations, either per the guidelines set forth by the Internal Revenue Service with proper 501(c)(3) status or via the Certificado de cumplimiento corporativo del departamento del estado de PR “good standing” certification. Organizations or coalitions that do not hold 501(c)(3) status or Puerto Rico’s nonprofit certification must have a fiscal sponsor that does.
  • Organizations should be fiscally stable and viable prior to submission of the funding application. These funds are not intended to serve as a replacement for discontinued funding.
  • Applicant must be able to implement all project activities and utilize the funds within three months of award payment. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2023, or until funding runs out. Grant activities may not extend beyond April 30, 2023.

Need more information?

Please email for eligibility information or to be notified when additional funds are available. Please include your name, your organization’s name and the state where you’re located.