• Gavi support

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  • Learn how to apply for new support, how to request renewal, as well as the review and approval process.

  • Gavi’s grant process involves a series of steps, including application submission for new vaccine and/or health system strengthening support, and the subsequent renewal of this support each year.

    IRC review
    Application approval & cash/vaccine delivery disbursement
    The country develops and submits an application for new vaccine (NVS) or health system strengthening support (HSS) based on country plans.
    Applications for NVS or HSS are reviewed by the Independent Review Committee (IRC).
    Gavi Executive Committee, Board or CEO approves IRC recommendations, and the funds or vaccines are sent to the country.

    More information on applying for Gavi support  

    Key application dates in 2016


    Round 1  

    Round 2 

    Round 3 

    Deadline for submitting application

    15 January 2016

    1 May 2016

    9 September 2016

    Application review dates (Independent Review Committee)

    7-18 March 2016

    17-24 June 2016

    7-18 November 2016

    Gavi Board/ CEO decision

    by June 2016

    by November 2016

    by March 2017

    Grant monitoring & reporting
    Joint appraisal
    High Level Review Panel (HLRP)
    Grant approval & cash/vaccine delivery disbursement
    Tracking the use of Gavi resources towards intended results/ immunisation outcomes. Grant monitoring is based on existing country monitoring arrangements and certain Gavi-specific requirements (performance framework, financial reports) which also aim to use existing country data, where possible.
    In-country multi-stakeholder review of implementation progress and performance of Gavi’s support and its contribution to improved immunisation outcomes.
    Recommendation of the renewal of Gavi NVS and/or HSS support for a further year and recommendations to strengthen grant performance and accountability.
    Approval of HLRP recommendations by Gavi EO. Funds or vaccines sent to the country.

    More information on renewing Gavi support  

    Key renewal dates in 2016

    Joint appraisal submission  

    HLRP meeting  

    15 September 2015

    13-16 October 2015

    20 April 2016

    12-13 May 2016

    27 June 2016

    27-29 July 2016

    5 September 2016

    5-7 October 2016

    Gavi’s grant application, monitoring and review redesign | [Spanish]  

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