Believe it or not, there are now a number of grants that will allow for transgender grants for women whether it is to help women achieve their educational goals, to help with medical procedures that will enable them to achieve their goals or to help with artistic projects. The nature of the grant you will be looking for will depend entirely on what sort of help you are looking for.
What kinds of Transgender Women’s Grants Are Available?
There are two basic kinds of transgender women’s grants available. First there are those that are available to individual. Secondly there are those grants that are available to those who are doing research into transgender studies in order to help make their lives a little easier.
The Obama administration announced that as of 2012 there is now grant money that will be made available to transgender women for a number of medical procedures, specifically for treatment of transgender women who are HIV positive. This money will be filtered down to the individuals who need it thorough a number of organizations and government programs. These programs can be accessed by applying to the specific programs. Personal information will have to be given in order to be able to verify the financial and medical needs of the person applying for the grant.
If you are a transgender woman of color and are looking for monies for HIV treatment, you can find information on government funds available by applying through your specific state or local social services departments. They will have a list of the organizations that are receiving money for these kinds of grants and will be able to point you in the right direction.
If, however, you are looking for money to be able to help transgender women afford the kind of healthcare and prescription drugs necessary for HIV treatments, then you may want to consider applying for grant money from the Federal Government. By visiting Transgender Women HIV Grant you can find information regarding the grant money, where it goes, who is eligible to receive it, and what the grant money can be used for. While this money is not available to individuals, organizations, groups or foundations that provide these kinds of treatments are eligible for application. Here you will not only find information on the grants themselves as well as what they cover and who they can be given to.
By providing money to the institutions that provide money to transgender women who are in need of HIV treatment and supplies and by providing research organizations with the money they need to conduct research to help individuals in these circumstances, the Federal Government ensures that this particular segment of its population receives the kind of medical treatment that they need.