The SUN Movement Pooled Fund is a catalytic and last resort source of grants to support multi-stakeholder platforms in scaling up nutrition (SUN) movement Countries in order to increase the effectiveness and impact of National efforts to end malnutrition in all its forms. The pooled fund grants will promote the engagement of additional relevant actors in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder national plans for nutrition. The Pooled Fund aims to achieve the following outcomes:
Outcome 1: (SMART planning & Legislation); by the end of the grant period the grantee SUN countries have SMART, costed, Multi-stakeholder, multi-stakeholder national plans for nutrition
Outcome 2: (Financial resourcing): by the end of the grants period, international and domestic resourcing are better mobilized to finance national plans.
Outcome 3: Effective implementation and accountability): By the end of the grant period, the SUN country Civil Society Alliance (CSA) is on track in implementing their nutrition commitments and are marking demonstrable contributions to reducing malnutrition at the sub-national level.
The one-year pooled fund grant which was signed off with the support of the SUN Movement and UNOPS in July, 2018 will promote the engagement of additional relevant actors in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder national plans for nutrition. The project is being implemented in six locations. Rivers, Gombe, Imo, Kwara, Oyo States, and FCT.