GF R10 PROPOSAL

Report
Global Fund Proposal Development
in Guinea:
Round 10 Malaria
Sarah Weber
Catholic Relief Services
23 March 2011
CRS and the Global Fund
• 32 projects in 22 countries, worth
more than $93 million to date.
• Currently PR in 3 countries; named
PR in 3 countries under Round 10.
• SR for 28 projects to date.
• Meets with GF 2-3 times a year
and attends regional GF meetings
as well.
• Member of consultative group to
the Global Fund Board of
Directors, advising the Northern
NGO Board member/delegation.
• Leads Civil Society Principal
Recipient Network, a group of
implementers officially recognized
by the Global Fund.
Guinea Proposal
Development - background
• CRS leads malaria consortium of international
agencies in Guinea
• Round 6 malaria grant ongoing – MOH PR
• Round 9 proposal not approved; revised and
resubmitted for Round 10
• Political instability resulted in a vacuum at the
Ministry
Round 10 Process
January 2010
CCM decided
to submit
Round 10
proposal
Late June 2010
Mock TRP in
Dakar
August 16,
2010
SRs selected
May 2010
Active
engagement
started
June 2010
First
stakeholder
workshop for
Mock TRP
July 2010
Stakeholder
workshop for
Draft 1
August 17,
2010
CCM approves
final version of
proposal
Mid-July 2010
PRs selected
August 19,
2010
• Final
proposal sent
Key actors and roles
Guinea CCM
Made decision
to submit R10
proposal
CCM malaria
commission
Oversaw
malaria
proposal
development
process
Coordinated
technical
assistance
Selected PRs
and SRs
National
Malaria
Control
Program
Identified
priorities for
Round 10
Malaria NGOs
and
organizations
Technical
partners –
esp. RBM
Contributed
technically
Led overall
proposal
writing
Contributed
in-kind
Ensured
technical
quality
Contributed
technically to
proposal
FBO outcomes and
successes
CRS and FBOs more credible to CCM
• Recognition of what civil society can
contribute
• Better understanding of FBOs in
development
• Demonstrated consistent collaboration
with PNLP and CCM
Challenges
• Leadership capacity and availability
• Balancing efficiency with participatory
processes
• Ministry of Health participation
Successful strategies
• Develop key working relationships beforehand
• Plan early, start early: have a roadmap
• Ensure sufficient staff availability and organize
your team
• Offer in-kind support: workspace, an intern,
document review, etc.

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