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The Pandemic Fund | 2nd Round of Funding Call with Half-a-Billion-Dollar Envelope

The Pandemic Fund has opened its second Call for Proposals (CfP) 1 on December 22, 2023 and is inviting interested Eligible Countries, Regional Entities 1, and Implementing Entities to develop full proposals for potential projects to be supported by this initial funding. Unsuccessful Applicants from the first CfP are encouraged to re-apply during this CfP.
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Funding Amount:
The envelope of funding for this CfP is US$ 500 million. The Pandemic Fund expects that further rounds of funding (3rd and 4th) will likely be launched in 2024-2025, subject to available resources and alignment with the Fund’s Strategic Plan.

Projects of interest:
The second CfP continues to prioritize high-impact investments in: 1) early warning and disease surveillance systems, 2) laboratory systems, and 3) strengthening human resources/public health and community workforce capacity, including workforce capacity related to human and animal health.

Important Dates:

Late February 2024:
The Secretariat will release further information on the technical evaluation criteria and scoring methodology, along with the application template. The online application portal will also be opened at this time.

May 17, 2024:
The deadline for submission of proposals is May 17, 2024 at 23:59 Eastern Time.

June – August 2024:
Review of eligible proposals by the Technical Advisory Panel.

September – October 2024 (TBC in June 2024):
Review of eligible proposals by the Governing Board. Announcement of selected proposals to be funded.

For more information see:
Funding Opportunities 1 and The Pandemic Fund Announces Second Round of Funding with Half-a-Billion-Dollar Envelope.