September 8, 2008

AWARDS / OPPORTUNITIES: MTV Staying Alive Foundation - Deadline: September 15, 2008

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation invites grant applications from
youth-led organizations and young people (aged between 15-27 years) who
are working on HIV prevention and AIDS education
campaigns within their communities.

The deadline for December 2008 proposals is 15 September 2008, and
successful applicants will be announced on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2008.

Young people, 15–24 years of age, accounted for approximately 45 per
cent of all new HIV infections in 2007 and many young people lack
accurate, complete information on how to avoid exposure to the virus.
The Staying the information geared towards young people is one of the
keys to helping prevent HIV infection and that young people can bring
about positive social change around HIV prevention, if given the

A Staying Alive Award comes with a financial grant up to US$12,000,
Staying Alive materials (including MTV Staying Alive programming and
teaching kits),
a small fund to buy technical media equipment, a local mentor and a
personal grant manager.

If you have any questions, please email

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