• New Programs in 2017

    We’re delighted to introduce two new programs focusing on CSO capacity development in Myanmar and monitoring of e-Procurement in Ukraine. Both seek to fulfill our core focus of making development projects and public services more efficient, reliable and accessible for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities. In January, we launched a program to strengthen the

  • We’re THIS close – last chance!

    Thank you! Over the last few weeks, you helped us raise 77% of our fundraising goal for this year.Thank you for your support. Thank you for partnering with us. Thank you for empowering the most vulnerable and driving life-changing programs. It's your support that allows us to do what we

  • Can we count on your support to fight corruption?

    Corruption is the one of the greatest obstacles to development. But it doesn't have to be. By donating to the Partnership for Transparency Fund you're supporting programs that help civil society organizations demand and obtain transparency and accountability from governments and development agencies.         Our Impact in

  • New Report Released on Engaging Civil Society in the SDGs

    Civil Society & Development:Global Trends, Implications and Recommendations for Stakeholders in the 2030 Agenda The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development commits all 193 UN Member States to achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through collective efforts between a wide range of stakeholders, including governments, the private sector and civil society. The

  • Citizen Action Platform: Amplifying Citizen Voice for Quality Healthcare in Uganda

      In many developing countries, quality health care is compromised by a lack of oversight at the local level. Poor pay, difficult living conditions and little supervision create a situation rife for corruption. Life-saving medications go missing, public funds disappear, and patients are forced to pay bribes. We believe that

  • Development Projects Boosted by Citizen Demand for Good Governance

    Citizen engagement is increasingly recognized as a method to help improve development program effectiveness. From 2011-2015, the Citizen Action for Results, Transparency and Accountability (CARTA) program tested citizen engagement strategies in 11 World Bank-financed projects in a variety of sectors. CARTA marks one of the first times an international financial

  • Celebrating Our First 15 Years: What’s Next for the Anti-Corruption Agenda?

    On February 17, 2016, the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) celebrated 15 years of supporting civil society organizations (CSOs) in developing countries that are working to promote citizen demand for transparency, accountability and good governance. Current PTF President, Richard Stern, and former President, Daniel Ritchie, were joined by Nancy Birdsall,

  • Anti-Corruption Day 2016: Citizen action producing concrete results

    Corruption is one of the most critical obstacles to overcoming poverty in developing and emerging countries. Sustainable development cannot be achieved when governments are not effectively held accountable for using resources effectively and honestly. We work to promote transparent, accountable and effective governments through citizen-led action. Our goal is to

  • PTF Strives to Improve Health Service Delivery in the “Most Malarial Town on Earth”

    Access to anti-malarial medications are essential to human, economic, and social development in affected areas, but are frequently compromised by poor governance and lack of accountability. Life-saving medications go missing along the distribution chain, health center staff absenteeism leaves sick people untreated, and unethical clinicians solicit fees for services that

  • Corruption Kills

    Pervasive corruption plagues health service delivery across developing and emerging market countries. Nurses and doctors extort payments from the poor for services that should be free. Counterfeit drugs are sent to hospitals and clinics as public officials take kick-backs from rogue vendors. Illicit payments are often demanded of the very