Strengthening financial management can increase the ability of Global Fund implementers to achieve more impact against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The Global Fund provides its implementing partners with opportunities to strengthen their work in this area by making available the following resources.
The Financial Management Handbook for Grant Implementers outlines core aspects of a robust financial management system and sets out required standards to support the optimal and efficient use of funds.
The handbook is available for download:
The Global Fund has a list of pre-qualified service providers to support implementers in strengthening their financial management systems and to help them achieve the standards outlined in the handbook. The providers were pre-qualified based on technical and cost factors. This pre-qualification allows implementers to receive technical support from a qualified provider in a timely manner in order to address their financial management challenges.
The pre-qualified providers can support implementers with:
The providers can enter into a direct agreement with implementers in order to support them with services for which they have been pre-qualified. The agreement is signed between the relevant grant implementer and the selected service provider. The Global Fund is not involved in agreements signed between implementers and providers. Neither party is bound to enter an agreement with these providers.
The list of providers and the process for accessing them are detailed in our documents:
The Guidelines on Financial Risk Management establish guidance on the Global Fund’s approach to mitigating financial risks within grants. The guidelines:
The guidelines are available for download: