innovative finance

3.

The Global Fund explores innovative finance instruments to help unlock financial flows from private and public sources

4 Sep 2018
Challenge funds, advance market commitments and seed capital require indirect support
Part 3 of a 3-part series

To many, the Global Fund is known primarily as a source of funding—a place governments can turn to for an injection of cash for programs aimed at ending the scourges of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. And the Global Fund’s main use and focus of its innovative finance program has been on raising the funds needed to meet country demand for these otherwise unaffordable programs.

4.

The Global Fund explores the use of impact bonds and social success notes

21 Aug 2018
Outcomes-based financing approach could reduce the risks associated with innovation
Part 2 of a 3-part series

In the beginning, there was performance-based funding. It was the outcomes-based mechanism of choice for the Global Fund and forms the foundation on which the Global Fund’s grant architecture was built. The idea was simple. Release funding in tranches, whereby recipients were required to reach specific targets before the rest of the grant would be disbursed.

2.

Incoming Executive Director Peter Sands spells out some directions for the Global Fund

20 Feb 2018
"Under my leadership, the Global Fund will take a big picture view of its mission"

Peter Sands is not expected to take up his new duties as the Executive Director of the Global Fund until mid-March, but he has already been in the public eye through interviews he has given to the media and a speech he made at an international conference. And he has been raising issues that suggest that he may be getting ready to take the Global Fund in some new directions.

Subscribe to innovative finance