Maximizing the Value of Philanthropic Efforts through Planned Partnerships between the U.S. Government and Private Foundations. Administration and Governance


Global health or human services initiatives require substantial communication, coordination, and/or collaboration among multiple entities. This ranges from cooperation among federal agencies to collaboration in planning and funding across international agencies and national governments. Three examples from the case studies illustrate innovative approaches to the administration and governance of USG-foundation interactions and collaborative activities. PMI and PEPFAR are initiatives led and supported by a single, centralized Coordinators office in USG. GAVI was established with both public and private funding and has created its own Secretariat, whose growth underscores the substantial effort and resources needed for administering ongoing collaboration.

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