Our grant giving programme has reached 2.6 million young people in 10 years.

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We work hard to find new, creative ways to raise money. Through innovative partnerships we produce events, create campaigns and work together in all kinds of ways to increase our reach and impact.

Our wide-ranging partnerships support both our content production and our grant giving, spreading the message of HIV prevention through programming and grassroots community projects around the world.


We are delighted to be chosen by skincare brand Kiehl’s again as their 2017 charity partner. Kiehl’s has a long-standing commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS so we are very proud to be getting creative together and working in innovative new ways to support more young people around the world to stop HIV.
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Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered have partnered with us to fund 8 SAF grantees running organisations in Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, Tanzania, Indonesia, India and China.

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YR Store

Best known for their live all-over print YR Store has released a limited edition MTV SAF collection at Topshop and Topman. Fronted by MTV presenters Becca Dudley and Bluey Robinson, this collaboration has opened up a rare opportunity for consumers to delve into MTV’s 25 years old design archive.

“We’re very excited about this collaboration. MTV Staying Alive Foundation has been doing some extraordinary work and we feel privileged to partner up with them. And to be able to custom MTV’s iconic designs is pretty special."

Tim Williams, YR Store Creative Director
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Staying Alive Partners

  • Standard Chartered, a leading international banking group partnered with SAF to give organisations led by young people a boost in the campaign to tackle HIV by funding grants with an objective to reduce new infections of HIV and AIDS related deaths.
  • YR Store
    SAF and YR Store have joined forces to raise money to fight HIV. Best known for their live all-over print and collaborations with some of the big names in the fashion industry, YR Store has released a limited edition collection at Topshop and Topman of which a proportion of the sales are donated.
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Grant-making foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Durex® is the #1 sexual well-being brand worldwide. With over 80 years of experience in the bedroom, Durex is dedicated to inspiring lovers to love sex safely.
  • Rush Foundation
    RUSH was founded in September 2010 to help breathe new thinking into HIV policy and on-the-ground interventions in sub-Saharan Africa. RUSH is funded by philanthropist and co-founder Kimbell Duncan.
  • Viacom International Media Networks
    VIMN is a leading global entertainment content company with more than 160 networks around the world. As a founding partner of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Viacom provides in-kind and financial support to the Foundation through staffing and communications resources.
  • Youth-led development agency Restless Development has been delivering our capacity building programme since 2009, equipping MTV Staying Alive’s young leaders with the knowledge and skills to effectively lead their HIV prevention organisations.
  • Croatia Wave
    Croatia Wave are a forward thinking travel company for young people heading over to holiday in Croatia. Set up by young music festival enthusiasts in 2011 who were attracted to Croatia by the emerging scene, DJ and producer turned entrepreneur Mike Gill and his partner Adam Paton noticed a gap in the market and decided to help make holidaying to the Adriatic a whole lot smoother.

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