Cable Positive Doles Grants


Cable Positive, the cable and telecommunications industry's AIDS-action organization, awarded grants totaling $69,304 to 14 community-based and AIDS-service organizations working with their local cable systems through the organization's Tony Cox Community Fund.

The fund provides grants of up to $5,000 for nonprofit AIDS-related organizations to collaborate with their local cable systems in work towards HIV/AIDS awareness, education and prevention.

Grantee projects range from teen-produced public-service announcements, promotional spots for AIDS-awareness events, AIDS walks or rides or programming to provide Hispanics with culturally competent HIV/AIDS information.

Participating cable systems include ones owned by Charter Communications Inc., Comcast Corp., Cox Communications Inc., Mediacom Communications Corp., Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Systems Corp.