Please see information about this opportunity below.
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From: Caitlin Chandler
Date: Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:35 PM
Subject: HIV Young Leaders Fund and Youth LEAD: Request for Proposals in
Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
HIV Young Leaders Fund, in collaboration with Youth LEAD, is happy to
announce our Request for Proposals for youth-led initiatives working to
address the needs of young people most-affected by HIV in Southeast Asia and
*Eligibility and Criteria*
Organizations in the following countries are eligible to apply:
Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New
Guinea, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Applicants must be youth-led
initiatives coordinated and governed by young people aged 30 years or
younger. We support the following priority areas: advocacy, peer-based
services and community mobilization. Applicants can apply for up to $10,000
usd. For full guidelines and eligibility criteria, please see the
Applications may be submitted in: English, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai and
Vietnamese. Non-English application materials will be available shortly -
please contact GrantApplication (at) hivyoungleadersfund.org to request a copy in
another language or visit our website, www.hivyoungleadersfund.org.
To apply, please fill out the attached *Grant Application* and *Budget
Template* and submit to: GrantApplication (at) hivyoungleadersfund.org.
The deadline for all applications is *September 15, 2011* at 11 pm GMT.
Grant decisions will be made through a regional Community Review Panel (CRP)
composed of young leaders with experience in youth HIV issues in the
Southeast Asia and the Pacific region. Grantees will have access to
mentorship and support from HYLF, Youth LEAD, and our partners.
Please help us spread the word about this opportunity!
The HYLF & Youth LEAD Teams
*HYLFs mission is to enable new leadership in the HIV response among young
people most-affected by HIV, including young people living with HIV. HYLFs
Steering Committee selected Southeast Asia and the Pacific as one of HYLFs
priority regions for 2011-2012. Youth LEAD is a network of young key
affected populations in the Asia-Pacific region housed by Seven Sisters and
is HYLF's regional partner.* *HYLFs work in Southeast Asia and the Pacific
has been made possible by the generous support of ViiV Healthcares Positive
Action programme and the United Nations Population Fund.*
*HYLF is project of Tides Center. The following organizations sit on HYLF's
Steering Committee: Association of Positive Youth in Nigeria, Global Network
of Sex Work Projects, Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Global Network of
People Living with HIVs Y+ Programme, International Gay, Lesbian,
Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation, International
Treatment Preparedness Coalition, Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network, World AIDS
Campaign, Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Y-PEER, and
Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS, a program of TakingITGlobal
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