Are you a W4GF Advocate working in communities and with civil society organisations advocating for or delivering a TB response that is rights-based, gender-transformative, people-centred and accountable? If so, this funding opportunity is for you!

Deadline: Monday, 3 February 2020 (18:00 Central European Time)

For more information on eligibility and selection criteria click here and to apply click here.

In mid December the Stop TB Partnership issued a call for funding applications for the Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS). This is supported by USAID and the Global Fund Strategic Initiative to Find the Missing People with TB, the Challenge CFCS is the Stop TB Partnership grant mechanism for TB affected community and civil society grassroots organisations to transform the TB response so that it promotes and protects human rights and gender equality. Strengthening community and civil society actors is an ethical and programmatic imperative in this pursuit.

In line with this the Global Fund has allocated US$317 million from catalytic investment funds for 2020-2022 matching funds in these priority areas which include TB: HIV prevention: Adolescent girls and young women in high prevalence settings HIV prevention: Scaling up community-led key population programs HIV prevention: Condom programming HIV: TB preventive treatment for people living with HIV, with a family approach TB: Finding missing people with TB TB: Strategic engagement in Western and Central Africa Cross cutting: Programs to remove human rights-related barriers to health services

Who is eligible to apply?
Community and civil society organisations from the following countries or regions are eligible to apply for CFCS.

  • For countries (Track 1): The following countries can apply: Bangaldesh, Cambodia, DR Congo, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania, and Ukraine.
  • For Regions (Track 2): Regional proposals from the following regions can apply: Anglophone Africa, Francophone Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe.