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COMPASS Initiative SPARK! Grants

Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

SPARK! (Southerners Promoting Awareness, Resources, and Knowledge) is a grant program for for community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the deep south that work to reduce stigma and change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around HIV and AIDS.


Eligible applicants are community-based organizations that are located in and provide services in one of 9 deep south states.

Geographic coverage
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Amount of funding

Funding will range from $2,500 to $25,000.

Projects should be implemented within 6 months of approval.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed at the end of each quarter.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · HIV and AIDS · Stigma · The South · Alabama · Florida · Georgia · Louisiana · Mississippi · North Carolina · South Carolina · Tennessee · Texas

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.