Charity information


Cord works internationally to build lasting, peaceful relationships between communities, civil society, and governments as a way of bringing about positive, transformative change for some of the world's most marginalised communities.

Founded 1967

  • Mission statement

    Cord is an international charity working in societies affected by poverty, inequality, and fractured relationships, where mistrust and a lack of cooperation between the state and civil society is undermining sustainable development and the defence of people's human rights. Cord works in partnership with local community based organisations to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise with a view to enabling them to more effectively advocate on behalf of communities with government, private companies, and others with power and leverage to impact the quality of life of disadvantaged communities.

  • Aims

    Cord aims to:

    • The charity's aim is to build transformative relationships between communities, civil society, government and others, creating lasting positive change in the lives of marginalised communities.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1967

    Registered Charity Number: 1070684

    Full time staff: 21

    Volunteers: 6

    Phone number: 024 7708 7777

    Address: Floor 9Eaton House1 Eaton RoadCoventry CV1 2FJ

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