Recognizing the important role of Country Coordinating Mechanisms in our partnership, the Global Fund provides funding to cover their operational costs.
Country Coordinating Mechanisms can apply for funding, which comes from the Global Fund’s operating expenses, for eligible expenditures that contribute to their performance and planning. The combination of financial and technical assistance from stakeholders in country complements the support for the operation of Country Coordinating Mechanisms.
The application process can take up to three months. Funding is then available for a three-year period. A detailed look at the cycle is available in our overview:
The Country Coordinating Mechanism Funding Policy has evolved since its adoption in 2005. The current policy, approved in 2016:
The Country Coordinating Mechanism Funding Policy, Standard Terms and Conditions, guidelines and templates reflect the 2016 changes to the funding policy. The online platform used to manage funding is no longer in operation.
Our policies, guidelines and templates are available here for download. Please check this page and download the most recent versions before starting the application process.