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HIV/AIDS Prevention

USCM was one of the first national organizations to respond to the AIDS epidemic. At the urging of former San Francisco mayor Dianne Feinstein, in 1984 USCM established an HIV/AIDS Program and developed a HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants Program with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Now in its twentieth year, the USCM-CDC collaborative program consists of three primary components in the form of the Prevention Grants Program, Prevention Publications and Technical Assistance, each of which is outlined below.

HIV/AIDS Content Notice: This site may contain HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences.

This program has concluded and no longer offers grants.  But feel free to use the resources in your work.


2008 RFP (archive)

HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants Program
Small HIV prevention grants to local health departments and community-based organizations serving at-risk populations.

HIV/AIDS Prevention Publications
Collection, analysis, and dissemination to local government officials, public health agencies, and community-based organizations of the latest information on HIV prevention policies and strategies.

Technical Assistance
Technical assistance to local public health agencies and community-based organizations on the delivery of effective HIV prevention.

Developing issues and U.S. Conference of Mayors policy and resolutions related to HIV/AIDS care and prevention.

HIV/AIDS U.S. Mayor Articles


For information about HIV/AIDS prevention issues, please contact:

Crystal D. Swann
Assistant Executive Director
U.S. Conference of Mayors
1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 861-6707 (w)
(202) 293-2352 (f)