Gilead COMPASS Initiative®

The Gilead COMPASS Initiative® is working to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Southern United States by collaborating with local community organizations and stakeholders to use evidence-based solutions to meet the needs of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS. COMPASS Coordinating Centers are comprised of Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Southern AIDS Coalition, & University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, which create collaborative partnerships to share knowledge on increasing organizational capacity, building awareness, reducing HIV-related stigma, and promoting holistic wellness of individuals through mental health services and trauma-informed care to end the HIV epidemic.

Who We Are
Pride HIV and AIDS Resources




Grants & Trainings


People Reached
Collaborative Learning

Opportunities to collaborate, share, & learn with other organizations working to end the epidemic.

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Funding to support building organizational structure, wellness, and stigma-related capacities.

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Free training and coaching based on your organizational capacity needs.

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Looking for services in your area?

Use our partner, AIDSVu, to find HIV testing and prevention services.

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News & Updates

‘5B’ Goes Inside The First Hospital Ward That Treated AIDS Patients With Dignity

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Gilead COMPASS Initiative’s Update to the Ongoing Response to COVID-19

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Emory University Rollins School of Public Health receives $6 million from the Gilead COMPASS Initiative® to End HIV in the South

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