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2014-06-04 08:31:18

EJAF's First Round of Grants for 2014 Focuses on the Challenges of the U.S. Epidemic NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced its first round of grants for calendar year 2014, totaling $525,000. The three renewal grants support organizations working to address some of the most critical challenges of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States. The projects being supported include: -- efforts to identify and ameliorate the...

2014-05-14 08:30:31

9th Consecutive Four-Star Rating; 4th Under New Rating System NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today that it has received its 9(th) consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the United States. This is also EJAF's fourth such rating in as many years under Charity Navigator's new, enhanced metrics. "Receiving four out of four stars indicates that our Foundation...

2014-03-13 08:28:45

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has been identified by Funders for LGBTQ Issues as the largest funder of programs for Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer individuals. "We are immensely proud to be recognized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues for our work focused on the needs of Black LGBTQ communities," said EJAF founder Sir Elton John. "At the Elton John AIDS Foundation, we see the fight for equality for Black...

2014-02-26 08:28:34

According to "Out in the South" A Special Report by Funders for LGBTQ Issues NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has been identified by Funders for LGBTQ Issues as the largest funder of programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals throughout the southern United States, according to their recent special report Out in the South. "We are immensely proud to be recognized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues for...

2014-02-04 08:28:21

Gala event to be held March 2 at West Hollywood Park LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today that it has selected British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran to perform at this year's Academy Awards Viewing Party to be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at West Hollywood Park. This annual gala, sponsored by Chopard, Neuro Drinks and Wells Fargo, is the largest fund-raising event in Hollywood on Oscar night and has raised nearly...

2014-02-03 08:28:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced an educational grant to The American Fertility Association (AFA), for the purpose of increasing awareness of family-building options for HIV-positive men and women. This work was initiated in 2012 with the assistance of Growing Generations and International Fertility Law Group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/PH56993 ) In an effort to increase awareness of the medical strides...

2014-01-28 08:26:49

Gala event to be held at West Hollywood Park LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will present its 22(nd) annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. Sir Elton John and David Furnish will host the gala event sponsored by the Foundation's generous corporate friends Chopard, Neuro Drinks and Wells Fargo. Chef Gordon Ramsay will once again prepare the sumptuous dinner for...

2014-01-14 08:29:06

EJAF's Newest Grants Address Needs of Marginalized Populations NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today its third round of grants for calendar year 2013. The new funding amounts to $4,381,580, bringing EJAF's total grant investments for 2013 to more than $7.3 million. "After more than 20 years of doing this work, I know that the only way to fight AIDS is by helping everyone in need, especially those living at the...

2014-01-10 08:24:14

The funding marks the collaborative backing for a cocktail approach to fighting the HIV virus and critically for combating resistance by targeting treatment on an individual basis NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York science philanthropist, Jeffrey Epstein, has put his support behind the celebrated Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) to combat HIV resistance to drugs. For more than a decade, scientists have applied a cocktail of inhibitors and other drugs to suppress...

2013-12-19 23:20:37

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. As a result, neighborhoods in metro...


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