We support people’s participation in democracy and development by providing grants, platforms for civic voices and opportunities for sharing expertise. Take a look at our projects below, and filter by issues or by the different governance methods adopted. You can also filter by project type or location.
With more than 2.3 billion citizens, the Commonwealth provides a potentially huge pool of ideas for advancing societies.
The Foundation offers grants of up to £50,000 in support of innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments and that have the potential to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation.
The Foundation also believes in the power of stories and storytelling for social change and will award grants for creative approaches that have the potential to influence public discourse.