The Getting to Zero Initiative awards mini-grants each year to promote community agencies’ ability to recognize and respond to HIV prevention needs. These grants are being awarded each year from 2016 through 2020. Below are the awardees from the first year, 2016 – 2017.
AACI Health & Wellness: Goal is to reduce stigma among Latino communities. Project: public messaging ad campaign.
Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center: Goal is to reduce stigma among gay, MSM, transgender folks, lesbians, and the leather/kinky community. Project: Host Celebrating Sexuality workshops that provide education about PrEP and prevention.
Colectivo Acción Latina de Ambiente (ALA): Goal is to promote PrEP use and reduce stigma for Latino gay men. Project: Telenovela web series to deliver message about PrEP as a prevention option and address the issue of stigma in Latino community.
Community Health Partnership: Goal is to increase STD/HIV screening and testing among the Community Health Partnership network of clinics. Project: incorporation of HIV Quality Measures into CHP consortium Dashboard to make screening and testing more a more routine part of health care.
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University: Goal is to prevent new infections and detecting HIV infection early. Project: Getting to a Tipping Point: Scaling Up Youth Services for Comprehensive STD/HIV Testing and PrEP through the Stanford Teen Health Van.
Roots Community Health Center, South Bay: Goal is reduce infections and provide early detection for HIV among African descent adults. Project: to develop infrastructure for PrEP and PEP administration and universal comprehensive STD/HIV screening and testing in the Roots Community Health Center South Bay Clinic.