Third Coast affiliate members from community not-for-profit organizations can request funds to support workshops, seminars, or small conferences where Third Coast CFAR (or other HIV-related) research can be disseminated to and with the community. Creative mechanisms for disseminating research are invited.


A Third Coast affiliate member from a not-for-profit community organization will serve as the principal investigator, and collaborations are supported. All key personnel on the proposal should register for membership. It is free and it is simple to register online here.


  • One-year award
  • Up to $2,000

Application Process

Applicants are encouraged to contact Justin Schmandt, Third Coast CFAR Assistant Director for Community Interactions & External Communication ( prior to submission of a proposal. He will advise on project and budget development, university and CFAR goals and policies that may apply, and can suggest CFAR faculty members who can provide collaboration, advice, or sponsorship for the proposal if needed.

  • Short, one-page application completed online
  • Instructions are available¬†here
  • Click here to access the one-page application