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Strategic documents and policies

Read our annual and financial reports, strategy plans and organisational policy documents. This library is also a repository for documents generated by our civil society partners including policy recommendations.

Resource Types
Publication

A Commonwealth of the People: Time for Urgent Reform

The Report of the Eminent Persons Group to Commonwealth Heads of Government.

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Foundation strategic document

Charter of the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Charter is a document of the values and aspirations which unite the Commonwealth.

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Foundation strategic document

Commonwealth Foundation Annual Report 2020-21

While our latest annual report focusses particularly on the past year, we also reflect on the broader achievements of our current four-year strategic period which is now close to completion.

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Foundation strategic document

Strategic Review: 2017-2021

The Commonwealth Foundation commissioned Collaborative Impact (CI) to undertake a Review of its Strategy 2017-2021 and to facilitate the design and drafting process for the […]

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Foundation strategic document

Annual work plan 2020-21

The 2020/2021 period is the final year of the Foundation's current Strategic Plan and the work to be undertaken during the next 12 months will largely focus on securing the results expected under that plan.

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Foundation strategic document

Audited Financial Statements 2019-2020

I am pleased to provide this brief introduction to the 2019/20 Annual Financial Statements of the Commonwealth Foundation. My thanks to our Finance Team for […]

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Grant resource

COVID-19 special grants call documents – September 2020

Having trouble downloading all of our grants guidelines and criteria at once? Download each file individually below. Once you have everything you need, you can submit […]

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Annual Report 2019/20

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Publication

Gender Analysis Guidance Tool

This Gender Analysis Guidance Tool has been developed to help civil society organisations in the Caribbean understand the connections between gender and climate change, as well as develop gender-sensitive policies and programmes for adapting to climate change.

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Foundation strategic document

Audited accounts 2018-19

View the Foundation's audited accounts for the 2018-19 financial year.

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Foundation strategic document

Gender and its intersectionality: guidelines for programming and engagement in governance

This document provides an understanding of intersectionality and its application to the Foundation’s focus in supporting people’s participation in governance.

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