Democracy for a better future.
Together we build resilient democracies that deliver for all.
IFES Strategic Plan 2020-24
We believe in the power of people.
We develop individual, institutional and collaborative capacities to strengthen democracy.
We pursue excellence and innovation.
We learn and adapt to best serve the people and principles we support.
We embody diversity, equality and opportunity.
We build inclusive relationships based on trust and mutual respect.
We are here to advance democracy’s promise. Every day, we choose the path that furthers our mission and exemplifies our values. We apply thoughtful, rigorous solutions to complex problems. We take informed risks and view setbacks as opportunities for reflection and growth. Our people drive IFES and prize inclusion, trust and accountability. We conduct our work with integrity. We are IFES.