Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest Global Fund donor in the Gulf region. Saudi Arabia has been a donor to the Global Fund since 2004. The country has contributed a total of US$136 million to date. It is the 19th largest public donor to the Global Fund.

Saudi Arabia is a large provider of humanitarian and development aid. Official development assistance, including contributions to the Global Fund, is channeled through the Saudi Fund for Development. For the Global Fund's Seventh Replenishment Saudi Arabia pledged US$39 million, which represents a 30% increase from its previous pledge of US$30 million for the Sixth Replenishment (covering 2020-2022).

A delegation headed by H.E. Sultan Al Marshad, CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development, came to Geneva on 19 May 2023 to co-sign the Multi-Year Contribution Agreement with Peter Sands.

Government donor ranking

As of: end 2023


Pledges and contributions

Data updated on: 16 April 2024


Total pledged

US$162 million

Total contributed

US$136 million

Seventh Replenishment (2023-2025)

Total pledged

US$39 million

Total contributed

US$13 million

Pledges and contributions by replenishment

See Saudi Arabia's profile on the Global Fund Data Explorer