Funding Model

The Global Fund / John Rae

Value for Money Resources for Applicants

21 February 2020

Value for money – maximizing and sustaining equitable and quality health outputs, outcomes and impact for a given level of resources – is a key principle guiding Global Fund investments. While the concept has long been an integral part of the Global Fund’s operations, from the 2020-2022 funding cycle onward applicants are encouraged to consider it from funding request development through grant closure.

Technical brief

Our technical brief, developed in close consultation with Global Fund’s Technical Review Panel and development partners, articulates key elements of value for money for applicants to consider when developing funding requests. It is also aimed to support implementing partners when developing disease-specific and health sector national strategic plans:

Information sessions

Our recorded information or webinar sessions further explain value for money and answer questions from Country Coordinating Mechanisms and Principal Recipients.

  • A recorded information session in English is available now on our iLearn online education platform.
  • A recorded information session in French will be available on iLearn in early March.
  • A webinar in Spanish, jointly organized by the Global Fund and the Regional Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC Platform), is scheduled for 5 March 2020. To join, complete the registration form.