We support people’s participation in democracy and development through three main programme areas: Participatory Governance and Gender, Commonwealth Writers, and Grants. Take a look at our projects and filter by governance areas, issues, project type, or location.


Gender equality

Patriarchal systems dominate governance and decision-making systems worldwide, disadvantaging outcomes for women and girls and frequently excluding them from meaningful participation in decision-making and policy processes.  The Foundation supports innovative projects that tackle this pervasive issue.

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