Asia and the Pacific

16%
$43.1 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $47,589

Top Funders

Open Society Foundations
$12.1 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$7.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$6.7 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$6.2 M
Cordaid
$1.0 M
Comic Relief
$957.2 K
Ford Foundation
$835.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$775.0 K
Adessium Foundation
$726.2 K
American Jewish World Service
$724.6 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$577.5 K
Ploughshares Fund
$514.5 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$430.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$400.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$389.8 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$370.6 K
Humanity United
$365.2 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$350.0 K
The McConnell Foundation
$299.0 K
Mama Cash
$231.0 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$200.0 K
Stichting DOEN
$192.8 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$165.8 K
The Global Fund for Women
$102.0 K
The Arca Foundation
$90.0 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

Democracy-building
$13.9 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$10.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$3.9 M
International Development
$2.5 M
Gender Equality
$2.4 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$1.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.1 M
Weapons
$1.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.0 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.0 M
Peacebuilding
$939.6 K
Transitional Justice
$643.9 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$510.9 K
International and Regional Institutions
$439.2 K
Migration
$371.6 K
Gender-based Violence
$296.6 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$234.2 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$220.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$121.5 K
Militarism
$15.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$2.8 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

25% $10,539,718 23 Grants = 7%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.