Grant applications are now open!

 
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How to apply for Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant?

All grant proposals must be submitted online through the Gilead Grant portal tagging Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant Program, and specifying which focus area the proposal falls under.

The Grants Committee will review and award grants based on how closely the proposed project aligns with the company’s mission and grant focus areas. Notifications of funding decisions will be done through the Gilead Grant portal.


Our Focus Areas

Under the overarching theme of the “Fourth 90”, there are three types of projects that we are particularly eager to support:

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Focus 1: Access and Quality of Life

The Access and Quality of Life grants will support initiatives that  promote patient-centricity, enhance access to care/information, and the quality of life of people living with HIV. Proposals can include:

  • Sexual health and HIV prevention education campaigns;

  • Education and awareness campaigns around U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable);

  • Access to basic health services including testing, mental health, and well-being programs — e.g.: counselling, vocational training for people living with HIV, health services for older patients, and key population-led health services such as case management, mental health or chemical dependency.

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Focus 2: Multidisciplinary Care

The Multidisciplinary Care grants focus on initiatives aimed at enhancing capacity building for multidisciplinary professions and long-term care. Initiatives include:

  • Evidence and research generation projects focused on multidisciplinary care approaches;

  • Capacity-building training of healthcare practitioners and non-health experts in psychology and mental health;

  • Health literacy training programs for healthcare practitioners and allied health professionals on long-term condition management.

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Focus 3: Diversity & Inclusion

The Diversity and Inclusion grant tackles discriminatory policies, labor laws and regulations, unjust workplace and HR practices, and social stigma against people living with HIV. Proposals can include:

  • Workplace diversity campaigns;

  • Advocacy for antidiscrimination employment or workplace policies;

  • Campaigns to address social and cultural stigma.

Application Process

 
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JuL. 1, 2019

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Sep. 30, 2019

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DEC. 1, 2019

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Eligibility Criteria

Nonprofit status: Certification of non-profit tax status through an official or government-issued document is required for all applicants.

  • Must be established for at least two years upon the time of the grant application.

  • Track record of sound financial stewardship and ability to deliver impactful programming.

  • Strong commitment to good corporate governance, compliance, and ethics.

  • Demonstrated understanding of HIV and affected communities.

  • Strong network, partnership capacity, and ability to collaborate effectively.

Grantees must be in at least one of the following territories: Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


FAQs

HOW WILL THE AWARD BE DETERMINED?

A regional Grant Review Committee, comprising Gilead representatives across various functions, will review the various applications and shortlist the best ideas. The grants will be awarded to projects whose scope and requirements align most closely with the set of requirements outlined in the Request for Proposal (RFP) document of the Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant 2019-2020.

WHAT IS THE AMOUNT OF THE GRANT? 

There are no minimum or maximum limits. Applicants can submit any number of applications as their projects require. However, please note that no more than one project will be granted to each applicant per grant cycle.

CAN MY ORGANIZATION SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE PROJECT?

Yes, you can submit more than one project if their objectives are different. 

CAN A FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION APPLY?  

No. Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant is only applicable to non-profit organizations. To be eligible, the applicant organization:

  • Must be established for at least two years upon the time of the grant application

  • Have a strong track record of sound financial stewardship and ability to deliver impactful programming 

  • Have strong commitment to good corporate governance, compliance, and ethics

  • Demonstrate understanding of HIV and affected communities

  • Have a strong network, partnership capacity, and ability to collaborate effectively

Grantees must be in at least one of the following territories: Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Applicants are advised to review the eligibility criteria carefully in the RFP document.

HOW CAN I OBTAIN THE RFP DOCUMENT?

Please email asia.grant@gilead.com for a copy of the RFP document.

CAN I APPLY WITH ONGOING OR FINISHED PROJECTS?

No. Gilead does not provide retroactive grants.

MY ORGANIZATION APPLIED FOR THE ASIA PACIFIC RAINBOW GRANT LAST YEAR. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR THIS YEAR’S GRANT? 

Yes, former Rainbow Grantees are welcome to apply but the disbursement of grant will only be made upon completion of the final grant project report for 2018. However, duplicate applications for the same projects will not be considered. 

IF A PROJECT WILL BE LAUNCHED ON MORE THAN ONE DATE AND PLACE, SHOULD I SUBMIT MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS? 

Project for multiple dates or locations should be submitted in a single, complete application.

CAN I SUBMIT ONLY AN ANNUAL BUDGET INSTEAD OF A DETAILED BUDGET?

No. You must submit a detailed breakdown of the project budget along with the expected grant funding that you require from the Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant.

CAN I UPLOAD ATTACHMENTS WHEN I APPLY?

The online application form requires applicants to upload the project’s budget plans and timelines. If you have supplementary documents, please send them to asia.grant@gilead.com after submitting the online application form. Please specify the organization name, submission number, project name, and the Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant Program ID.

HOW WILL I BE INFORMED OF THE GRANTS AWARD DECISION?

All official notices regarding the award decision will be sent by email directly to the grantee organization.

CAN I DISCUSS MY APPLICATION WITH GILEAD REPRESENTATIVES?

Gilead representatives can provide technical assistance, but cannot comment on the award application content. For more information or any further queries, please email asia.grant@gilead.com.