Welcome to CANFAR
The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) was founded in 1987 and aims to end Canada’s HIV epidemic by leading national strategies to increase prevention, testing, treatment and linkage to care, and to end HIV stigma.
Fueled by fundraising, CANFAR supports research, builds awareness and cultivates partnerships.
Over the past three and a half decades, CANFAR has invested more than $24 million in close to 500 grants to HIV/AIDS research projects that have led to tremendous breakthroughs in HIV prevention, testing, access to treatment, stigma, and the search for a cure. In addition, CANFAR annually reaches thousands of Canadian youth and educators through its national youth HIV awareness programs.
CANFAR’s work in ending the HIV epidemic in Canada would not be possible without the support and generosity of our donors.
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It Ends With Us: CANFAR Unveils Theme of 2023 Bloor Street Entertains Fundraising Gala and Leads National Campaign to Commemorate World AIDS Day
United efforts reinforce the critical role communities play in ending the HIV epidemic Toronto, November 7, 2023 – The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) today revealed:
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