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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 award ceremony Kevin Jared Hosein announced as the overall winner View Now

Details for a difference

The learning team meet project partners and discover some surprising outcomes of Sri Lanka's recently-enshrined Right to Information law.
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Grants roundup: helping civic voices to be heard

Following a rigorous, multi-stage selection process, the Foundation can reveal five new grant initiatives for 2018.
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Pursuing change through the power of storytelling

Erato Ioannou, a Cypriot writer, shares her experience of working with Commonwealth Writers to deploy the power of storytelling.
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Features

  • Commonwealth Writers

    Commonwealth Writers is the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation. It inspires, develops and connects writers and storytellers in a range of disciplines. 

  • Commonwealth People’s Forum

    The CPF brings together civil society representatives from around the world to discuss and debate key issues facing Commonwealth people. 

  • Publications

    Browse a library of publications from our knowledge hub, including policy briefs written in collaboration with civil society partners, toolkits, guides and more.
  • Awarded Grants Map

    View the Commonwealth Foundation's Grants footprint in this interactive map.