The Tuberculosis Elimination Alliance (TEA), led by the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF), and Stop TB USA, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of TB Elimination, announced that it awarded a total of $250,000 to 12 community health organizations serving Asian, Asian American (A/AA), Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (NH/PI), Hispanic/Latino and African American communities that are disproportionately impacted by tuberculosis (TB).
TEA offered a third cycle of 12 mini-grant awards totaling $250,000 to community providers that increase awareness and build capacity on TB testing and treatment. The newly awarded mini-grant recipients in this cycle are as follows:
- Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese (Springdale, AR)
- Asian Pacific Health Foundation (San Diego, CA)
- EthnoMed (Seattle, WA)
- Jericho Road Community Health Center (Buffalo, NY)
- Midwest Asian Health Association (Chicago, IL)
- Mission Neighborhood Health Center (San Francisco, CA)
- Regional Pacific Islander Taskforce (San Francisco, CA)
- Revive Community Health (Tempe, AZ)
- Rural Women's Health Project (Gainesville, FL)
- San Diego County Medical Society Foundation, dba Champions for Health (San Diego, CA)
- Todu Guam Foundation, Ltd. (Tamuning, Guam)
- We Are TB / Somos TB (National)
Since its inception in 2019, TEA has distributed over $800,000 in mini-grant funding to 36 organizations. TEA, our members, partners, and mini-grantees look forward to building on the progress that we have made so far towards TB elimination.
For more information on TEA, please visit www.tbeliminationalliance.org.