The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has awarded more than $1.8 million in its second round of 2012 grants to two new and 11 renewal grantees, according to an EJAF statement. Combined with the first round of 2012 grants, EJAF has given more than $2.6 million so far this year. The grantees will use the funds in various programs targeting gay men, injection drug users, incarcerated populations and African Americans.

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