What is the current buy-in of the GFGP among the donor community? / development funders/ development partners?
Over the last few years, we have reached out to
many governmental and non-governmental funders.
Inevitably these organisations have established and well-practiced
approaches to their due diligence before funds are released, hence they are
cautious before any significant change in their processes are implemented. The strategy we are adopting is to request
these organizations to allow GFGP related expenses to be an allowable cost on
their awards. The funders who have currently agreed to allow GFGP to be an allowable
expense are USAID, Wellcome, NIHR and the AAS.
Most of these organizations have already been
approached and sensitized on Certification to GFGP. Typically, grantee
organisations only undertake a due diligence if requested by a grantor because
of they don't they will not get their awards. Introduction of GFGP has changed
this landscape as due diligence has been replaced by a certification to the
standard. This is a shift in the
paradigm as to how the grantor / grantee funding ecosystem is going to work in
the future. Inevitably it's going to take some time before grantee
organizations realise that in order to be eligible to be funded, they will need
to become certified to GFGP. The organisations which will drive this change are
the funders. Due to the conservative nature of funding organizations it will
take some time before certification to GFGP becomes universally adopted.
GFGP Certification Process
1. Pre-Certification Stage 1.1. Registration Register your Organization on the GGC Portal https://www.globalgrantcommunity.org/ 1.2. Review GFGP guidance documents · GFGP Policies, Procedures and ...
Steps taken by GGC to enable ISO accreditation of GFGP
The Global Grant Community has initiated the process for the submission of the GFGP new work item to ISO. Justifications on the benefits of GFGP certification and case studies on GFGP success stories are being documented and it is planned that GFGP ...
How to view GFGP Status for other Organizations
To view the status of other organizations; The Funder/Grantor would be required to: 1. Register on the GGC Portal 2. Buy/Have assessment credits to invite the interested organization to share their assessment If you are only registered ...
GFGP Standard & Obtaining the Standard
The GFGP standard contains over 300 clauses relating to best practice in financial management, human resources, procurement and governance of grant awards. It is essential for users of the standard to understand that it is structured into four ...
GFGP Policies, Processes and Procedures Guidelines
Once an organization has successfully registered and are at the stage of completing the GFGP pre-certification assessment, the attached document named “GFGP PPPs” gives you an overview of the documents required to be uploaded at the specified GFGP ...