Grants made to prevent the escalation of conflict, including through early warning mechanisms, understanding the flow of small weapons, and peace education. Additionally, grants here look at refugee flows, migration, and internally displaced persons.

$27.2 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Issues in Focus

Conflict Prevention
$6.0 M
Early Warning Mechanisms
$260.2 K
Small Arms/Light Weapons
$5.0 K

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$4.8 M
Open Society Foundations
$4.0 M
Ford Foundation
$3.7 M
Humanity United
$2.2 M
The International Development Research Centre
$2.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.3 M
The Oak Foundation
$1.2 M
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$750.0 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$625.0 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$601.2 K
American Jewish World Service
$550.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$525.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$503.5 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$500.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$489.5 K
Comic Relief UK
$395.8 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$370.0 K
Arab Human Rights Fund
$329.3 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$259.4 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$235.0 K
Dreilinden, GmbH
$199.2 K
$183.3 K
New Israel Fund
$175.9 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$170.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$164.3 K


Sample Grants

  • Peace Direct awarded a grant for $15,569 to Le Reseau des Batisseurs de la Paix

    For the implementation of a rapid response project to prevent conflict from escalating.

  • Humanity United awarded a grant for $250,000 to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    For the creation of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Atrocities Early Warning System.

  • Ford Foundation awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to Crisis Action

    For general support to develop and use new models of global collaboration to stop and prevent serious human rights abuses and protect civilians from armed conflict (toward a new global architecture).

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Population Focus