AIDS Partnership RFP


The Heart of America Community AIDS Partnership and Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) are beginning their funding cycle for 2012 - 2013. This year the Partnership/DIFFA will consider funding requests for HIV Prevention for Targeted Populations and Targeted Community Capacity Building.

The application process consists of:

Letter of Intent - Must be completed and submitted with a copy of the applicant’s 501(c)(3) IRS Designation Letter by 4:30 pm, June 1, 2012 to

Agencies submitting a letter of intent must have a letter from the IRS stating that they have been determined to be a 501(c)(3) agency. Agencies must have been in existence for at least two years. Only one letter of intent may be submitted per funding category.

It is important that you review the RFP, paying special attention to the funding priorities before you prepare the Letter of Intent.

The Partnership/DIFFA is especially interested in collaborative programs and strongly encourages agencies to combine efforts when appropriate.

You will be notified by June 11, 2012 via email regarding the acceptance or rejection of your letter of intent.

If your letter of intent is accepted, you will be invited to complete the RFP application (attached) and submit it for consideration.


Request for Proposals - For those invited to submit a full proposal, the original and six (6) copies (7 total) are due by 4:30 pm, July 6, 2012.

Heart of America Community AIDS Partnership/DIFFA
c/o United Way of Greater Kansas City
1080 Washington
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
ATTN: Alinda Dennis

If you have any questions or need assistance with collaboration or program development, call Kelly Welch, Partnership Project Consultant
at (913) 634-6934 or by email at