Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

$9.5 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

The Oak Foundation
$2.7 M
Humanity United
$1.4 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.0 M
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$665.5 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$500.0 K
The PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$450.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$300.0 K
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
$300.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$252.2 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$182.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$150.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$143.0 K
The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, Inc.
$130.0 K
The UPS Foundation
$100.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$83.5 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
$70.7 K
American Jewish World Service
$54.7 K
Arab Human Rights Fund
$52.5 K
Ben & Jerry's Foundation, Inc.
$50.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$40.1 K
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
$40.0 K
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Inc.
$36.0 K
Ukrainian Women's Fund
$35.4 K
Disability Rights Fund
$35.0 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’.

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

3% $327,245 20 Grants = 22%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.