John Barnes is Executive Director of Funders Concerned About AIDS, the leading voice on philanthropic resources allocated to the global AIDS epidemic. For nearly 30 years, Barnes has worked in government, non-profit and corporate settings, and with community-based organizations, to serve people with HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses.


Recent Posts by John Barnes

Fighting HIV/AIDS: Human-Rights Focused Advocacy Is More Critical Than Ever

Philanthropy has awarded important grants for advocacy efforts related to HIV/AIDS—for example, helping to reduce stigma, expand legal services, and inform policy. But that funding is often the only money allocated to advocacy, a powerful weapon in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Advocacy is...

August 11, 2017GrantWatch