EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso organizations and Ciudad Juárez are set to receive $36,000 in grants from the Border AIDS Partnership on Monday morning.
The El Paso Community Foundation has a scheduled in-person presentation at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the El Paso Community Foundation Room in Downtown El Paso. Five organizations in both border cities are set to receive the grants, according to a news release.
The following organizations and programs receiving funds from the effort include:
Programa Compañeros of Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua
- • Positive Prevention for Women – $7,500
- • Harm Reduction Strategies for People who Inject Drugs – $9,000
- • Prevention with Pride – $7,500
Alliance of Border Collaboratives – El Paso, TX
- TransFronterizxs Project – $3,500
- Project Encuentro – $8,500
A partnership between the El Paso Community Foundation and the U.S. Mexico Border Health Association formed in 1994 to create HIV/AIDS assistance to nonprofit organizations in the region. The partnership also provides education, testing and social services to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS or those at high risk of infection.