Government Donors

The Global Fund / Nicolas Rodet

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a founding member and long-time partner of the Global Fund. The country is the third largest public donor to the Global Fund, with a total contribution of GBP 3.25 billion to date.

In June 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May pledged GBP 1.4 billion for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, covering 2020-2022. Through the pledge, the United Kingdom government will match up to £100 million of investment from private sector organizations to encourage stronger private sector engagement in the fight against malaria.

The United Kingdom is the second largest government donor in global health, after the United States, investing US$2.4 billion in health official development assistance in 2016.

The United Kingdom has also been a leading advocate of an effective and modern approach to development that focuses on results, impact and best value for money.

Government donor ranking

As of: end 2019


Pledges and contributions

Data updated on: 12 May 2020


Total pledged

GBP 4.85 billion

Total contributed

GBP 3.25 billion

Sixth Replenishment (2020-2022)

Total pledged

GBP 1.4 billion

Total contributed


Pledges and contributions by replenishment

Contributions listed exclude technical assistance. A portion of the United Kingdom’s 2020-2022 pledge was reserved for technical assistance.

See United Kingdom's profile on the Global Fund Data Explorer

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