Women and Girls

11%
$30.6 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$4.9 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$2.8 M
Open Society Foundations
$2.6 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.6 M
The Oak Foundation
$2.5 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$2.3 M
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$1.6 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.5 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.4 M
NoVo Foundation
$903.5 K
The Cleveland Foundation
$900.0 K
The Global Fund for Women
$668.9 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$563.2 K
Cordaid
$477.9 K
Hivos
$371.8 K
NIKE Foundation
$329.7 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$325.0 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$275.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$265.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$261.4 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$250.0 K
Akiba Uhaki Foundation
$233.5 K
Mama Cash
$225.8 K
African Women's Development Fund
$216.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$215.5 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
$20.8 M
Gender-based Violence
$6.7 M
Democracy-building
$2.6 M
Transitional Justice
$2.4 M
Peacebuilding
$2.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.0 M
Migration
$1.9 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.8 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.4 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$451.1 K
Peace Negotiations
$396.3 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$385.0 K
International Development
$338.1 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$284.4 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$212.2 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$200.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$182.7 K
Weapons
$157.8 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$86.5 K
Militarism
$10.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

8% $2,415,842 102 Grants = 27%

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.