Thirteen nonprofit organizations providing HIV-related services in Oklahoma received a total of $120,000 in grants from the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF), reports The Gayly.
Founded in 1991, OACF is a fundraising and advocacy group that provides financial assistance and resources to groups battling the epidemic in Oklahoma. Grants help with everything from promoting prevention and testing to providing food, workshops and linkage to care.
OACF raises money through its annual Red Tie Night gala, which celebrated 25 years in 2017. In that time, it has raised over $12 million. Below are videos marking the 25th anniversary gala and exploring the impact of the OACF grants.
This year, these 13 nonprofits received grants from OACF:
- Be the Change
- Expressions Community Center
- Grateful Day
- Guiding Right
- Latino Community Development Agency
- MAMA Knows
- Other Options
- OU Foundation
- Teen emPower!