We work across five programme areas
They complement one another to support people’s participation in democracy and development
We award grants to civil society organisations for development projects that contribute to participatory governance
We give storytellers platforms so they can shape public discourse
We enhance the capacity of regional civil society organisations, networks and alliances so they can engage in participatory governance
We facilitate interaction and constructive engagement between civic voices and government institutions
We encourage a culture of learning and knowledge sharing between the civic voices we support
SAAYE’s vision is a Southern Africa where young people have access to gainful and productive employment that enables them and their communities to be lifted out of poverty.
Arts and culture have emerged as key areas of focus in the global discourse on sustainable development.
Sponsored by the Commonwealth Foundation, Commonwealth Health Professionals Alliance (CHPA) and other partners, the annual Commonwealth Civil Society Forum takes place each May prior to the World Health Assembly and in conjunction with the Commonwealth Health Ministers’ Meeting (CHMM).
There are 31 Small States in the Commonwealth, 25 of which are Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
The Foundation is supporting civil society in the Caribbean to form a consultative working group
A gathering of stories from Commonwealth Writers.