This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2015. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area. Grants from 2015 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$215.7 Million
1,787 Grants
for all peace and security in 2015
Median Grant Amount: $33,250

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$41.6 M
The Oak Foundation
$18.6 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$16.6 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$14.2 M
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$14.2 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$10.0 M
Humanity United
$8.4 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$7.6 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$6.0 M
The International Development Research Centre
$4.7 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$3.8 M
Colombe Foundation
$3.5 M
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$3.4 M
Ford Foundation
$3.2 M
The Rockefeller Foundation
$3.0 M
U.S. Institute of Peace
$2.6 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.4 M
The Skoll Foundation
$2.4 M
King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
$2.1 M
$2.0 M
GHR Foundation
$2.0 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.9 M
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$1.9 M
The Stanley Foundation
$1.9 M
The Charitable Foundation
$1.7 M

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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$54.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$27.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$26.6 M
Gender Equality
$18.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$17.6 M
$17.3 M
International Development
$11.9 M
$11.8 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$10.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$10.3 M
Accountability and Transparency
$10.0 M
Transitional Justice
$9.7 M
$9.5 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$8.8 M
Conflict Resolution
$8.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$4.7 M
Gender-based Violence
$4.2 M
International and Regional Institutions
$3.2 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$3.0 M
$2.2 M
$2.0 M
Peace Negotiations
$1.4 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$563.1 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

10% $22,422,079 223 Grants = 13%

Population Focus