The Global Fund

Chair’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Health

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 four billion dollars a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Working together, they have saved millions of lives and provided prevention, treatment, and care services to hundreds of millions of people, helping to revitalize entire communities, strengthen local health systems, and improve economies.