Sustainable People and Planet Wellbeing


In a world faced with many challenges from AI jobs displacement to economic inequalities, The Commons Fund offers opportunities to transition to a more sustainable system.  By giving everyone an equal voice through their stories and offering opportunities for meaningful work using the principles of a living wage, the Fund empowers individuals and communities to explore their meaning, purpose and sustainable solutions for a period of up to two years, unlocking bottom-up innovation and an opportunity to discover a post AI future of work.

The Opportunities


Ethos co-Founders

Robert Pye

Robert Pye


Rob left EY in 1999 with colleagues Annabelle and Tony to discover less bureaucratic forms of organi...

Annabelle Lambert

Annabelle Lambert


I want to help. #everystorycounts #workredefined #systemchange #valueexchange #humancentric #peoplec...

Get involved


Join our community of funders

If you are:

  • Philanthropists / Family Offices
  • Revenue Partners / Charities / Investment Funds
  • Sponsors / Corporate Donors


Join our community of projects

If you:

  • Have an idea to improve people and planet wellbeing in your community
  • Already have a passionate team of 2-12 people
  • You are aged 16+
  • Prepared to participate in project community governance


Become a supporter

There are many ways people can support, but if you have capacity to offer some time and attention to supporting The Commons Fund mission we’d love to hear from you