Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A key partner of the Global Fund for financing, governance and advocacy

Total contribution
US$3.31 billion
Current pledge (2020-2022)
US$760 million
Partner since

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a key partner of the Global Fund, providing cash contributions, actively participating on its board and committees, and supporting the Global Fund’s advocacy, communications and fundraising efforts.

The Gates Foundation has contributed US$3.31 billion to the Global Fund to date, and pledged US$760 million for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, covering 2020-2022. 

The Gates Foundation has funded many of the Friends of the Global Fund organizations as well as advocacy partners in both developing and developed countries. The foundation provided support to develop and launch initiatives like Debt2Health and (PRODUCT)RED. The foundation has also funded special initiatives in the health supply chain related to the Global Fund.

The Gates Foundation and other foundations are represented on the Global Fund Board through the private foundations delegation. 

“The Global Fund will go down in history as one of humanity’s biggest achievements. It’s also one of the kindest things people have ever done for each other. The Global Fund’s track record proves it is an excellent investment for our global health dollars. Its work is critical to achieving the goal of ending AIDS, TB and malaria, and making our world a more equitable place for people everywhere.”
Bill Gates, Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Pledge and contribution data updated on: 16 April 2024