Women and Girls

10%
$37.2 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $20,000

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$10.0 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$5.0 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$4.1 M
Cordaid
$2.2 M
American Jewish World Service
$2.1 M
Ford Foundation
$1.7 M
Hivos
$1.5 M
The Oak Foundation
$1.0 M
Comic Relief
$812.3 K
The Global Fund for Women
$781.3 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$545.4 K
Mensen met een Missie
$530.4 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$530.0 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$500.0 K
Mama Cash
$451.5 K
The Cleveland Foundation
$400.0 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$359.3 K
Humanity United
$300.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$262.8 K
Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation
$230.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$210.9 K
African Women's Development Fund
$185.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$175.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$171.5 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$165.3 K

Starting in 2014, the Open Society Foundations’ grants data is reported by and attributed to the individual legal entities that constitute the Foundations. Prior to 2014, grantmaking from these funders are collectively attributed to ‘Open Society Foundations’.

Issue Focus

Gender Equality
$21.1 M
Democracy-building
$4.3 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.2 M
Migration
$3.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$3.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$3.2 M
Peacebuilding
$2.5 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.6 M
Transitional Justice
$1.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$819.5 K
Accountability and Transparency
$733.4 K
Conflict Resolution
$399.0 K
Nuclear Issues
$332.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$217.1 K
International Development
$163.3 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$160.0 K
Weapons
$136.6 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$65.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$53.3 K
Militarism
$51.9 K
International and Regional Institutions
$5.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

20% $7,373,417 98 Grants = 20%

Sample Grants

  • Urgent Action Fund - Africa
    awarded a grant for $12,000 to African Womens Development and Communication Network

  • UN Women's Fund for gender-equality
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Afghanistan Watch

    To support the continued development of a national women's agenda in Afghanistan and the drafting of concrete policy recommendations for the advancement and preservation of women's rights, including on the role of women in peace talks, in the political and security transition and in politics at national and local levels.

  • NoVo Foundation
    awarded a grant for $303,470 to Elman Peace and Human Rights Center

    To support the scale up of satellite and mobile services to new areas of Somalia where survivors of violence do not have response services and to improve efforts to respond to adolescent girls.