We will be offering a total of five Transformative Grant informational webinars: Two general overviews about the request for proposals (RFP) as a whole and three which are specific to each Coordinating Center and their focus areas. Can’t make a webinar? Don’t worry, we will record each webinar and house them on this page.
General Overview of the COMPASS Initiative® Transformative Grant
Thursday, August 22 at 2pm EST or Friday, August 23 at 11am EST
While offering an overview of the COMPASS Initiative® and the three Coordinating Centers, this webinar will focus solely on the Transformative Grant RFP, specifically offering insight into the programmatic focus areas, requirements, submission and review process, important dates, and ending in a Q&A session.
Note: Both webinars will offer the same overview.
Southern AIDS Coalition COMPASS Coordinating Center
Transformative Grant Focus: Reducing HIV-Related Stigma
Wednesday, August 28th at 11am EST
Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC) will fund the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions created to reduce internalized HIV-related stigma in the Deep South. Organizations interested in funding from SAC are strongly encouraged to participate in the pre-application webinar Developing “Homegrown” Behavioral HIV Interventions to learn more about this focus area and key steps to effective intervention design. This session is being led by SAC staff and Dr. Jagadisa Dacus.
University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work SUSTAIN COMPASS Coordinating Center
Transformative Grant Focus: Wellbeing, Mental Health, Substance Use, Trauma-Informed Care, & Telehealth
Thursday, August 29th at 12pm EST
The SUSTAIN Wellbeing COMPASS Coordinating Center at the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work encourages applicants to attend an informational webinar about the Transformative Grant Funding Opportunity. During the webinar, we will introduce you to the SUSTAIN Center, provide specific information and tips to completing the SUSTAIN Center’s RFP, discuss content areas, discuss priority areas, and provide examples of funded projects. This is also a great opportunity to ask questions.
Emory University Rollins School of Public Health COMPASS Coordinating Center
Transformative Grant Focus: Building Organizational Capacity
Friday, August 30th at 11am EST
Join the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health COMPASS Coordinating Center as they provide a deeper dive into their specific Transformative Grant focus areas. The webinar will focus on providing descriptive examples of each focus area within capacity building, going through the criteria that is specific to Emory submissions (e.g. continuation, evaluation, and technical assistance throughout the grant), and giving tips for submitting an application that will stand out by sharing real-life examples of both current grant partners and previous applicants that will assist with application preparation.