As Foundations Shift Priorities, Nonprofits Scramble to Adapt

As Foundations Shift Priorities, Nonprofits Scramble to Adapt 2

Courtesy of AIDS United

AIDS United, which raises money that it then gives to smaller groups, has stayed in the race for support by recasting the work of its grantees.

Dazon Dixon Diallo has been running an Atlanta nonprofit that educates women about HIV and safe sex since 1989.

That means the charity veteran has seen it all: surging attention to fight the disease, donors shifting their focus to the global AIDS pandemic, foundations moving grants away from preventing the disease to treating it or from helping afflicted children to men.

Her nonprofit’s budget has gone up and down as grant makers changed their priorities. But she’s