The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the “Global Fund”) is seeking proposals from regional stakeholders to implement a multicountry program under the Catalytic Investments for the 2017-2019 Allocation Period. Of the US$ 50,000,000 made available for this strategic priority area, this RFP refers to the US$ 13,000,000 made available under multicountry priority area “Sustainability of services for key populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia region”. The last date of submission of application is April 30, 2018.
Applicants will be notified of the outcomes of the review by the Global Fund Secretariat and Technical Review Panel (TRP). The successful Applicant or Applicants will then, with the proposed implementing entity and the support of the Global Fund Secretariat, proceed to grant-making. The maximum duration of each grant shall be three years from the grant implementation start date. The grant is expected to start in January 2019.
Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, however Global Fund multicountry eligibility criteria will apply.
1. The grant should build on and enhance existing mechanisms for collaboration and partnership between civil society organizations, in particular local organizations of key populations, and government, including through CCMs;
2. the grant should enable meaningful engagement of communities and organizations of key populations in planning for and delivering evidence-informed sustainable HIV services for key populations, and in reducing human rights-related barriers affecting the accessibility and effectiveness of such services;
3. the grant should be a model of transparency and inclusivity to enable national and local governments and other partners to support and enhance HIV services;
4. the grant should strengthen and build on existing regional and cross-border initiatives between civil society and governments in EECA;
5. the grant should leverage the potential for real-time networking and sharing of results, including through the innovative use of social media;
6. all actions and deliverables supported by the grant should be informed by and in conformity with the latest relevant international normative and operational guidelines and tools
The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs in countries and communities most in need.
For further information on Eligibility and Aplication Process, please visit: The Global Fund