DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS
15th of March 2017

DIFFA Partners with ONE Condom to Bring NYC Youth and Artists Together for HIV Education and Prevention

ONE Makes a DIFFArence by Bringing NYC Youth and Artists Together for  HIV Education and Prevention NEW YORK, NY — Using art as a powerful medium to make an impact on HIV prevention and education, professional artists and youth in NYC came together for ONE Makes a DIFFArence. Created by ONE® and DIFFA: Design Industries […]


9th of March 2017

Blog Post: 20 Ways DINING BY DESIGN Has Made A DIFFArence

Now one of the design industry’s largest and most anticipated fundraisers to fight against HIV/AIDS, DIFFA’s DINING BY DESIGN originated in Kansas City, MO in 1990. Originally conceived as a dinner and musical fundraising event, DINING BY DESIGN gained popularity and the focus gravitated toward uniquely designed tabletops. DIFFA chapters across the country began to […]


21st of February 2017

DIFFA to Host #DBD20 Tweetchat with Bloggers and Designers

DIFFA to Host #DBD20 Tweetchat with Bloggers and Designers Join DIFFA tomorrow, February 22 at 1 pm EST for our #DBD20  Tweetchat in celebration of our 20th Annual DINING BY DESIGN (DBD)!  As DIFFA National’s largest fundraiser, DBD raises a nearly a million dollars annually- contributing to over $42 million in grants to organizations combating […]


23rd of January 2017

MEDIA ALERT: DIFFA ANNOUNCES 20TH ANNUAL DINING BY DESIGN FUNDRAISER TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS

  MEDIA ALERT: DIFFA ANNOUNCES 20TH ANNUAL DINING BY DESIGN FUNDRAISER TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS What: DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) will gather thousands of designers, notable guests and avid supporters to celebrate its 20th Annual DINING BY DESIGN (DBD), March 16 – 20. As DIFFA National’s largest fundraiser, DBD raises nearly a million […]


21st of December 2016

Blog Post: Bailey House Helping Thousands Find a Place to Call Home

Bailey House was formed in 1983 to create the nation’s first response to homeless individuals living with AIDS. Starting off with one residence in the Greenwich Village in New York City, the organization now serves more than 1,800 men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses in neighborhoods throughout New York City. […]


1st of December 2016

DIFFA Commemorates World AIDS Day

Today on World AIDS Day, DIFFA unites with people across the globe to demonstrate support for those impacted by HIV/AIDS and to remember the millions who lost their lives to the disease. There are an estimated 1.2 million people living with HIV in the United States and nearly 13,000 people in the United States die […]


16th of November 2016

DIFFA National Grants 333K to Support HIV/AIDS Organizations Across the U.S

DIFFA National Grants 333K to Support HIV/AIDS Organizations Across the U.S DIFFA recognizes 26 grantees combating at annual Grant Reception New York, NY (November 16, 2015) – Last night, DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) recognized and awarded $333,000 to its 2016 grantees at its annual DIFFA National Grant Reception. Hosted on the waterfront […]


15th of November 2016

DIFFA and CRI Join as Co-beneficiaries for Boston Home Decor Gala

DIFFA and CRI Join as Co-beneficiaries for Boston Home Decor Gala In 1984, at the height of the AIDS epidemic, a group of 12 designers and architects came together in New York City to respond to the growing crisis and its effect on the design community—thus launching what became DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. […]


10th of November 2016

DIFFA National To Introduce 26 Grantees Combating HIV/AIDS Nationwide

DIFFA National To Introduce 26 Grantees Combating HIV/AIDS Nationwide DIFFA to host annual Grant Reception on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to highlight 2016 grantees New York, NY (November 10, 2016) –Despite many advances in care, prevention and survival rights over the last three decades, HIV/AIDS remains an epidemic and organizations across the country are in […]


9th of November 2016

A message from DIFFA Executive Director Johanna Osburn

A message from DIFFA Executive Director Johanna Osburn DIFFA’s role is as important as ever. Despite many advances in care, prevention and survival rates over the last three decades, HIV/AIDS remains an epidemic here in the United States. Since our founding 32 years ago, DIFFA continues our mission to help organizations serving those living with HIV/AIDS, […]