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Grant streams

We fund projects that support people’s engagement in democracy and development.

Grants open to all

Annual Grants Call

Our competitive grants call supports civil society organisations to partner with governments and advance Commonwealth principles. Eligibility rules apply.

Grants by invitation only

Creative grants

We help individuals and organisations use creative expression for social change. Our regional focus rotates each year.

Capacity strengthening grants

We help civil society organisations grow so they can influence policy processes. This grant stream focuses on small and vulnerable states Commonwealth-wide.