Global Innovations for Character Development

Templeton World Charity Foundation to provide an initial $15M in funding for character development innovations over 5 years

We are delighted to announce a new Request For Proposals aimed at attracting high-quality applications for character development research and implementation projects in low and middle income countries worldwide, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

Workshops & Resources

July 23-24, 2019: Asia Regional Symposium on Character Development and Wisdom, Sri Lanka

In 2018, TWCF funded three character development symposia in The Bahamas,  Colombia and Kenya. Select workshop presentations:

Keynote Presentation Richard M. Lerner

Character Development Research Methodology Jennifer Urban

Our Grants

Templeton World Charity Foundation announces first grants awarded under the GICD initiative (March 2019). 

Press Release

All Character Development Grants

Featured Grant

Based in Cape Town, the Youth Radio Dialogues on Ubuntu program trained a new generation of radio reporters. The young reporters explored the African concept Ubuntu—"I exist because of you"—an exploration that had a profound impact on their community.

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