Women and Girls

10%
$26.8 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $24,000

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$3.9 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$3.6 M
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$2.4 M
Open Society Foundations
$1.9 M
Cordaid
$1.8 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.5 M
The Oak Foundation
$1.3 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.3 M
Comic Relief
$1.3 M
Humanity United
$958.9 K
The Global Fund for Women
$853.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$526.9 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$460.5 K
Tides Foundation
$398.5 K
Robina Foundation
$377.0 K
Mama Cash
$372.0 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$356.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$301.5 K
NIKE Foundation
$285.6 K
Hivos
$235.0 K
Kalliopeia Foundation
$175.0 K
Urgent Action Fund - Africa
$173.9 K
Colombe Foundation
$150.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$119.9 K
Ploughshares Fund
$110.0 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
$15.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$3.9 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.9 M
Democracy-building
$2.8 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.6 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.5 M
Peacebuilding
$2.4 M
Transitional Justice
$1.8 M
Migration
$1.6 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.4 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$846.9 K
Conflict Resolution
$449.2 K
Weapons
$396.3 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$379.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$326.0 K
Nuclear Issues
$125.0 K
International Development
$90.9 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$82.5 K
Militarism
$35.7 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$33.4 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$30.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$19.8 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

10% $2,700,478 102 Grants = 23%

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.