OUR MISSION

PTF advances innovative citizen-led approaches to improve governance, increase transparency, promote the rule of law and reduce corruption in developing and emerging countries.

A Global Home for Innovations in Citizen Engagement

Each of our programmatic priorities seeks to give voice to civil society and demonstrate the value of constructive partnerships between authorities and citizens.

Global Affiliates

Recognizing the importance of physical presence in the regions in which we work and where our potential partners reside, PTF has established four affiliates: PTF Europe, based in Germany, PTF Asia, based in the Philippines, PTF India, and PTF Africa, based in South Africa. These affiliates are legally independent but closely integrated arms of PTF that enable us to better understand local cultures, issues and other organizations working on similar issues.

Partners for Transparency Foundation India (PTF-India)

https://indiaptf.org

PTF-India

https://ptfafrica.org

Partnership for Transparency Fund Africa (PTF-Africa)

PTF-Africa

https://ptfasia.org

PTF Asia Foundation (PTF-Asia)

PTF-Asia

PTF-Europe

Partnership Fund for Transparency eingetragener Verein (PTF-Europe)

https://ptfeurope.org

Featured Publications

Citizens Against Corruption draws on over 200 case studies that describe impressive initiatives undertaken over the past decade by 130 CSOs in 53 countries which engage directly with public agencies to stop the extortion that damages peoples’ lives and obstructs progress.

The Report details the results and lessons of decade-long (2003-2013) PTF support to Filipino CSOs to fight corruption. It celebrates the successes and reflects on challenges faced as PTF enters a new phase in the Philippines – a regional affiliate called PTF Asia in Manila.

The study focuses on the World Bank’s recent “Governance and Anti-Corruption” (GAC) policies. It makes eight strategic recommendations, which can be put in place as part of the operational guidelines and funding and management arrangements for Phase 2 of the GAC Strategy.

News & Updates

PTF signs onto the Rome Civil Society Declaration on SDG16+

As a partner of the Transparency, Accountability & Participation Network (TAP) Network, PTF has signed onto the "Rome Civil Society Declaration on SDG16+", which outlines key recommendations and a broad call to action around SDG16+

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Myths and Realities of CSOs Promoting Transparent and Accountable Government Institutions

On May 3, PTF's Chief Technical Adviser, Vinay Bhargava, made a presentation at the 2019 Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting Civil Society Program on Myths and Realities of CSOs Promoting Transparent and Accountable Government Institutions.

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