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Global Fund makes significant progress on Strategy implementation during a busy year of grant-making

16 Nov 2017
However, timelines and resources have been squeezed in the process

A report prepared for the Board meeting on 14-15 November in Geneva, Switzerland provided an update on the implementation of activities under the objectives and sub-objectives of the Global Fund’s 2017-2022 Strategy. For each sub-objective, the report described the progress achieved to date, as well as key challenges and risks, and future plans. In addition, the report identified the key performance indicator (KPI) tied to each sub-objective.

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Comparisons between Global Fund allocations for 2014-2016 and 2017-2019 are misleading

23 Oct 2017
The funds for the 2014-2016 allocation period covered four years, as a transition measure, instead of the usual three years

If your country receives money from the Global Fund, and if you compare your country’s allocation in 2017-2019 with its allocation in 2014-2016, it is likely you will find that the amount for 2017-2019 is lower, sometimes significantly lower. This may be true whether you are looking at the full allocation for your country or at the allocations for individual components.

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On holding the pen: reflections from a writer of Global Fund funding requests

5 Sep 2017
No two country processes are the same

This year, I wrote three Global Fund funding requests for African HIV and TB programs. In Window 1 (20 March 2017), I wrote for Zimbabwe; in Window 2 (23 May 2017), I wrote for Zambia; and in Window 3 (28 August 2017), I wrote for Swaziland.

Both Zimbabwe’s and Zambia’s funding requests were invited to proceed directly to grant-making. Swaziland anticipates learning the outcome of its request in mid-October.

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Global Fund announces plans for $260 million allocated to multi-country approaches

8 Aug 2017
A combination of pre-identified applicants and competitive applications will be used

The Global Fund has unveiled its plans for the $260 million earmarked for multi-country approaches in the 2017-2019 allocations. The multi-country funding is part of a larger pot of money ($800 million) set aside for catalytic investments.

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Global Fund steps up investments in women and girls

28 Jan 2017
$55 million in catalytic funding is available to support HIV programmes among adolescent girls and young women in 13 countries

For the first time, gender equality is included as a top-line strategic objective in the Global Fund’s Strategy (2017-2022). HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa will be a strong focus for the Global Fund in the coming funding cycle (2017-2019).

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Les lettres d’allocation clarifient les priorités des investissements à effet catalyseur

27 Jan 2017
Les lettres précisent les pays éligibles aux fonds de contrepartie
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Allocation letters shed further light on catalytic investment priorities

12 Jan 2017
Letters specify which countries are eligible for matching funds
*Editor’s Note: Since the publication of this article, the Global Fund has subsequently made all information about matching funds publicly available on its website:
 
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$10.3 billion is available for the 2017-2019 allocations to countries

17 Nov 2016
Includes $1.1 billion in unutilized funds from the 2014-2016 allocations

The amount of money available for country allocations for 2017-2019 is $10.3 billion. This amount includes $1.1 billion in unutilized funds from the 2014-2016 allocation period. See the table for details on how the final amount was calculated.

Table: Calculation of amount available for allocations to countries in 2017-2019 ($US)

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