Global Fund catalytic investments support programs, activities and strategic initiatives that complement country allocations and that are essential to achieve the aims of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022 and global partner plans.
For the 2020-2022 funding period, US$890 million in catalytic investments comprise:
US$317 million from catalytic investment funds are designated for 2020-2022 matching funds in these priority areas:
Subject to funding confirmation, there is a possible additional US$24.5 million available for these priority areas:
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In order to access matching funds, applicants must meet specific conditions on how allocation funds are budgeted towards the matching funds priority areas. These conditions are outlined in allocation letters sent to countries. More details are in the Applicant Handbook 2020-2022. Technical assistance will be available to help countries operationalize matching funds.
Through multicountry funding, the Global Fund addresses a limited number of key multicountry priorities deemed critical to fulfill the aims of the Global Fund strategy and not addressed through country allocations alone.
Details on how to apply will be announced later in 2020.
Strategic initiatives are needed to support the success of country allocations, but cannot be funded through country grants. For 2020-2022, there are 19 workstreams totaling US$343 million under the strategic initiatives modality.