Children and Youth

$10.4 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$2.1 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$1.7 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$770.0 K
GHR Foundation
$560.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$469.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$369.3 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$360.0 K
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$360.0 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$338.4 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$333.3 K
Peace Direct
$321.2 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$201.5 K
The California Wellness Foundation
$200.0 K
Global Fund for Children
$191.0 K
EMpower - The Emerging Markets Foundation
$184.0 K
Ford Foundation
$150.0 K
Vital Projects Fund, Inc.
$150.0 K
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$150.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$107.0 K
The Skoll Foundation
$100.0 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$100.0 K
$95.5 K
Mensen met een Missie
$86.1 K
Annenberg Foundation
$83.5 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$80.8 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
$3.0 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.4 M
$1.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.5 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.1 M
$957.8 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$582.5 K
Accountability and Transparency
$556.9 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$456.8 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$425.4 K
Transitional Justice
$382.5 K
$323.8 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$321.7 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$198.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$177.8 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$175.0 K
International Development
$145.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$120.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$50.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$17.8 K
Nuclear Issues
$7.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

12% $1,245,976 28 Grants = 14%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional-justice law and court system. FPFD will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.