Reports Examine U.S., European HIV/AIDS Funding
The groups Funders Concerned About AIDS and the European HIV/AIDS Funders Group recently released reports detailing HIV/AIDS funding that found total HIV/AIDS-related philanthropy increased to $555 million among U.S.-based funders and $168 million among European-based funders. Summaries of the reports appear below.
- "U.S. Philanthropic Support To Address HIV/AIDS in 2007," FCAA: According to the report, disbursements from U.S. philanthropies in 2007 increased by 10% compared with 2006. Eighty percent, or $446 million, of the funding in 2007 was allocated to international HIV/AIDS efforts. More U.S. funders -- 45% in 2007 compared with 35% in 2006 -- provided support to address exclusively the domestic epidemic, according to the report.
- "European Philanthropic Support To Address HIV/AIDS in 2007" (.pdf), EFG: The report found that 94% of European funders allocated all or some of their resources to HIV/AIDS outside of European Union countries. In addition, 6% of European funders in 2007 focused only on HIV/AIDS within E.U. countries, and 19% of all European funding was devoted to addressing the disease in Western and Central Europe (FCAA release, 11/20).