Welcome to ARTS Foundation

Advocacy, Research, Training & Services (ARTS) Foundation is a not for profit and an indigenous civil society organization established on January 30, 2008 by a group of young motivated community development professionals, researchers, media persons, human rights activists and concerned citizens who were trying to contribute their time and skills to mainstream women, girls, youth and children. ARTS Foundation registered on November 13, 2008 under Societies Act XXI of 1860 with the Registrar Joint Stock Companies and Societies, Government of Sindh, Pakistan.

ARTS Foundation aims to mainstream marginalized and most vulnerable segments of the society in development process through creating, strengthening and supporting local community groups, organizations and networks to influence policies through advocacy, lobbying, networking and training to promote and protect fundamental rights to empower women, girls, youth and children.

ARTS Foundation in collaboration with Government, Philanthropist, National and International donors has completed 22 projects of worth PKR 29.6 million (USD 281,905) in the last eight years while 02 projects of worth PKR 9.4 million (USD 89,610) are on-going. ARTS Foundation has mainly been working on capacity building, advocacy and awareness as a right base approach organization but partially been engaged in service delivery in emergencies and people in need to respond their civic needs.

ARTS Foundation has been/is in partnership with Action Aid Pakistan, Government of Pakistan (National Trust for Population Welfare – NATPOW), Government of Sindh (Sindh Education Foundation – SEF and Ministry of Youth Affairs), British Council, USAID (Citizens Voice Project – CVP), UNFPA, WHO, Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO), Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD), Civil Society Support Program (CSSP), USAID (Small Grants and Ambassadors Program), Maypole Fund, SCOPE, Habib University Foundation, Associated Country Women of World (ACWW), Channan Development Association (CDA), Tear Fund, AlifAilaan and Global Giving.

Health, Education & Literacy Program Social Mobilization & Community Empowerment Program Sustainable Livelihood and Disaster Response Program Women, Youth and Children Development Program
Gender and Governance Program Natural Resource Management & Environment Protection Program Community Physical Infrastructure, Water and Sanitation Program Human & Institutional Capacity Building Program