The HIV Endgame Program supports people and projects (including innovative, discovery-based and investigator-driven-game-changing projects) that have the potential to:

  • Meet the needs of populations in Ontario most affected by HIV.
  • Drive changes in policy and practice across the HIV prevention, engagement, and care cascade.
  • Lead to more integrated health and social services.
  • Identify effective ways to address the social determinants that have a negative impact on the health of communities most affected by HIV.
  • Contribute to a rapid learning HIV health and social system.

Spring 2021-2022 Grants


Winston Husbands Leadership Award in Strengthening the Response to HIV among Black Communities

Application deadline: August 16, 2021
Maximum annual funding is up to $75,000
Duration: Up to 2 years


Game Changer Grants

Project funding to generate and share game-changing knowledge, pilot and scale-up new and evidence-based game-changing interventions. Please review the application guidelines before submitting an application, and contact OHTN staff if you have any questions.

Breaking New Ground

Annual amount: $50,000 – $150,000
Duration: Up to 2 years

Implementation Science

Annual amount: $150,000 – $250,000
Duration: Up to 3 years


Incubator Grants

Project funding to establish high-risk , high-reward initiatives that will test, evaluate, and scale up innovative interventions and effective programs and services.  The intervention should be solution-focused, ready for implementation, disruptive to the system or act as accelerator to close gaps in HIV prevention, treatment and care, and provide timely and early access to data. Please review the application guidelines before submitting an application, and contact OHTN staff if you have any questions.

Maximum annual funding: $50,000 – $300,000
Duration: up to 2 years


Community-Based Project and Participatory Evaluation Grants

Project funding for community-based agencies and people living with HIV to undertake HIV projects, needs assessments, quality improvements, and evaluations that will have a meaningful impact on services for those most affected by HIV. Please review the application guidelines before submitting an application, and contact OHTN staff if you have any questions.

CBPPEP

Annual amount: $25,000 – $50,000
Duration: 1 year


Student Leadership Grants

Maximum annual funding: up to $25,000
Duration: up to two years


OHTN Training Award: High Resolution Anoscopy

Applications are welcomed from licensed physicians in Ontario to undertake training in high resolution anoscopy. Applicants must be providing care to individuals with HIV, and have access to medical facilities with the appropriate equipment (or the potential to secure such equipment). The purpose of this support is to enhance the provision of anal cancer screening and follow-up of HPV-infected, HIV-positive individuals.


Review Process

A diverse OHTN Review Committee will review and appraise every proposal submitted to the HIV Endgame Program. Review criteria will be included in the application guidelines.