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As one of the three intergovernmental pillars of the Commonwealth, the Foundation operates within that critical space between government and the people. The Foundation works to bring the voice of civil society into all aspects of governance, supporting civil society engagement in shaping the policies and decisions that affect people’s lives.

The Foundation’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026 is strongly linked to the Commonwealth Charter and its values and aspirations, and it identifies three thematic areas of focus:

  • Health
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Freedom of Expression

Civil society projects that aim to advance these themes will be supported through this open grants call. 

Please download the supporting documents below before submitting your application. Once you have read these, click on ‘submit an application’ to start the application process.

Frequently Asked Questions Guidelines for Applicants Logic Model Template List of Eligible Countries How to Submit Your Grant Application Application Form Questions

Do you have any questions? Please view our frequently asked questions and send any further questions you have to cfgrants@commonwealth.int

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