Our Mission

DIFFA Chicago champions the fight to end HIV/AIDS through building awareness, supporting prevention efforts, and the pursuit of a cure.

We support programs and ideas that reflect unique or innovative approaches to controlling and ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic; projects which incorporate strategic collaboration between agencies or provide treatment, direct services, preventive education/advocacy programs and outreach.

DIFFA Chicago serves a broad range of organizations and communities, including At-risk Youth, MSM/Men of Color, and the LGBTQ community living in poverty due to unemployment and homelessness.

The DIFFA Chicago grant philosophy is to address the most pressing community needs, closing the gap left by insufficient and declining government funding.

DIFFA Chicago Excellence in Care 2022 Grant Recipients:

University of Chicago – Care2Prevent 

Amita Health Housing & Health Alliance

Center on Halsted

Chicago House

Children’s Place

Heartland Alliance Health

Heartland Alliance Human Care Services

Legal Council for Health Justice

Mother & Child Alliance

Northwestern Medicine Fellowship

Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)

Youth Outlook