Publications and information about the New Funding Model (NFM).

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Background to NFM and Guidance

Gender in The Global Fund: Overview of the New Funding Model
Brief PowerPoint presentation from the Global Fund, prepared in mid-2013, summarizing where and how to “maximize opportunities” for gender programming within the New Funding Model (NFM).

Global Fund Strategic Investment Information Note
Background information prepared by the Global Fund to provide guidance for applicants for HIV/AIDS grants to employ strategic investment thinking in the development and review of National AIDS Strategies and in the preparation of Global Fund concept notes

Civil Society engagement in NFM: CCM Pilot concept paper
Global Fund document from September 2013 that provides information on a pilot initiative aimed at enhancing the “quality engagement” of country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs) with networks of key populations and people living with the diseases. Special funds are available for CCMs for this work.

UNAIDS Support to Countries in the New Funding Model
Draft UNAIDS document indicating how it can and will support countries in the Global Fund’s New Funding Model (NFM).

ICASO Civil Society Global Fund Application Preparedness Guide
Guidance document released in July 2013 by the International Council of AIDS Service Organisations (ICASO). It is intended to help so-called standard applicants—those who are eligible to begin applying for funding in 2014— “navigate” the New Funding Model (NFM).

Assessments of NFM

Communities Consultation on the NFM: Final Report
Meeting report from a consultation organised by the Communities Delegation of the Global Fund Board in January 2013 to discuss the New Funding Model (NFM).

Communities Consultation on the NFM: Action Plan
Action plan agreed to at the end of a consultation organised by the Communities Delegation of the Global Fund Board in January 2013 to discuss the New Funding Model (NFM).

Communities Consultation on the NFM: Final Statement
“Communities statement” released by participants at the end of a consultation organised by the Communities Delegation of the Global Fund Board in January 2013 to discuss the New Funding Model (NFM).

NFM Rapid Assessment
Document prepared by the Open Society Foundations and released in June 2013. It aimed to provide “early feedback” to the Global Fund in hopes of contributing to the development of the NFM. The report focuses on assessing local civil society participation in the process in three “accelerated early applicant” countries: Burma, El Salvador and Zimbabwe.

The Experience of Zimbabwe with the Global Fund’s New Funding Model
Report prepared by Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Welfare and released in June 2013. It provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the country’s experience with “testing” the NFM as one of the early applicants.

EHRN Regional Initiative on HIV and Harm Reduction for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: first steps, processes and lessons learned
The Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) was invited by the Global Fund to submit one of three regional proposals as part of the NFM pilot phase (“early applicants”). Its is the only HIV-focused regional proposal. EHRN has closely documented its experiences of being in the first wave of NFM applications.