A global platfrom to promote transparency and strengthen the governance of grant funding worldwide.
At the core of the Global Grant Community is a new international standard for Good Financial Grant Practice which provides an innovative and integrated approach to standardize, simplify and strengthen financial governance of grant funding worldwide.
The development of the GFGP standard was funded by Wellcome and the Medical Research Council (UK) as a platform of The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS).
The enabling platform allows community-based organisations, NGOs, research and academic institutions of any size to rate their capability to receive and manage grants. It provides an online self-assessment tool covering four grant management practice areas —financial management, human resources, procurement and governance — adopted by ARSO to promote transparency in the use of funds by local organisations to mitigate the risk of fraud and corruption.
Institutions are benchmarked on a cumulative four-tier assessment – Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum – that rates their capabilities to manage grants with the goal of:
Benefits of the Global Grant Community