Founded in 2011, The CARES Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides grants to organizations in the Greater Sacramento Area that directly serve the needs of people with HIV/AIDS or aid in the prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission. These grants may include funds for general support or specific projects or programs, including HIV education and research.


Current Events

The CARES Foundation grant cycle is now closed.  The grant cycle will re-open on July 1, 2014.  Sponsorships are considered on a limited basis.

The CARES Foundation has given a total of $2,292,958.00 from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 to the following organizations:

  • Safer Alternative through Networking and Education (SANE)

  • Center for AIDS Research, Education & Services (CARES)

  • WIND Youth Services