The Rocket Fund will reignite the conversation around HIV/AIDS and turbo-charge our mission to reach vulnerable people in most need of support, helping to provide access to HIV prevention and treatment services for over 1 million people.

The Rocket Fund Leadership

Tani Austin - The Rocket Fund Co Chair

Tani Austin


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David Furnish


Elton John AIDS Foundation_David Geffen

David Geffen


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Donatella Versace


The Rocket Fund Partners

A+E Networks*

Charlotte Tilbury*

David Geffen Foundation*

Ford Foundation*

Gilead Sciences, Inc.*

Saks Fifth Avenue*

The Versace Foundation*

*Founding Level Distinction

The Rocket Fund Council Members

The Rocket Fund Ambassadors

As a Co-Chair of The Rocket Fund, I am committed to accelerating the Foundation’s remarkable impact in the U.S. and across 90 countries where they are making lives better, healthier, longer, and more visible.

Tani Austin

As a Co-Chair of The Rocket Fund, I am proud to champion the fund’s commitment to decreasing stigma in the LGBTQ+ community. We all have the right to be accepted, to be loved, and to be our most authentic selves.

Donatella Versace

I’m proud to continue to support the Elton John AIDS Foundation and am pleased to join Elton, David, and my Co-Chairs in this critical new initiative.

David Geffen

We share the belief that alone we can’t do much, together we can change the world. The Rocket Fund will amplify the Foundation’s incredible work and impact to realize a future free from AIDS and the stigma around it.

Tani and Bill Austin

Saks is proud to support The Rocket Fund and partner with Elton John, who shares our passion for self-expression through creativity and fashion.

Marc Metrick - CEO, Saks Fifth Avenue

It is the biggest honour and privilege to support The Rocket Fund. Elton is a legend, one of life’s visionaries and I truly believe together we can inspire and empower everyone, everywhere to live a life filled with confidence and end the stigma around HIV and AIDS.

Charlotte Tilbury MBE
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I am honored to stand with the Elton John AIDS Foundation in support of The Rocket Fund to help further their life-saving work.

Paul Buccieri - President & Chairman, A+E Networks Group

Gilead and the Elton John AIDS Foundation are committed to addressing the evolving needs of the communities most impacted by HIV. By working together, we can help end the HIV epidemic for everyone, everywhere.

Daniel O’Day - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gilead Sciences

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has been instrumental in raising awareness and funding research to combat this devastating disease. Ford Foundation is a proud partner of The Rocket Fund, which represents a beacon of hope for countless individuals and communities worldwide.

Darren Walker - President, Ford Foundation

Get Involved

Join us this Pride Month and Speak Up Sing Out to celebrate the amazing people in your life who have supported you to be your authentic self. Learn more about how you can get involved and access the campaign toolkit here.

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Become a corporate sponsor

As a global leader in HIV/AIDS, we’re always looking to partner with like-minded, ambitious companies who share our passion. By partnering with the Elton John AIDS Foundation, you’ll help us to accelerate our mission, reach more people, and save more lives.

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Launch your own fundraiser

Join our team and get involved by fundraising, donating, and spreading awareness for our cause! Whether it's fundraising for your birthday, Pride month, or running your first marathon—there are endless ways to make a difference.

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Other ways to give

From tax-friendly giving to increasing your impact with corporate matching, there are many ways that you can support our life-saving work with communities most vulnerable to HIV. Learn more here.

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Donate to The Rocket Fund to help us end AIDS for all. Without the financial support of our generous donors like you, we would not be able to continue being a powerful force in supporting the most vulnerable communities affected by HIV.


Donate crypto

Donating crypto is also one of the most tax-efficient ways for individuals to support causes that matter to them. Your donation supports our mission to bring an end to the stigma and discrimination that prevent us from ending the AIDS epidemic.