Through the Southern HIV Impact Fund, AIDS United will award Southern Action Grants of up to $25,000 to organizations that advance a positive and supportive socio-political environment in communities across the U.S. South.

Grant applications must:

  • Have an HIV focus and social/racial justice framework;
  • Advance the rights and well-being of people who face disproportionate structural inequities including, but not limited to: women, people of color, queer people, and people of trans experience;
  • Detail a project in one of the following fields: (1) policy, advocacy, and/or community mobilization; (2) HIV prevention; (3) HIV care and support services;
  • Respond to a time-sensitive issue or opportunity; and
  • Implement all project activities within three months of award payment.


Projects or organizations must have a committed staff member located in one of the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

How to apply

Please download the Southern Action Grants Request for Applications (RFA) for additional information and instructions. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, there is no deadline for this RFA.

Have questions? Please email