Women and Girls

$19.9 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $15,000

Top Funders

The Oak Foundation
$7.2 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.1 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$1.7 M
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$1.1 M
The Global Fund for Women
$798.1 K
Ford Foundation
$765.0 K
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$650.0 K
Catalyst for Peace
$637.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$602.3 K
International Indigenous Women's Forum/Foro Internacional de Mujeres Indigenas
$500.0 K
Peace Direct
$370.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$340.1 K
Humanity United
$314.6 K
Mama Cash
$308.6 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$252.2 K
$185.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$179.4 K
$176.9 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$150.0 K
Norwegian Human Rights Fund
$117.5 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$100.9 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$100.0 K
New Field Foundation
$100.0 K
Channel Foundation
$95.0 K
Colombe Foundation
$91.9 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
$14.2 M
Gender-based Violence
$3.5 M
$3.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.9 M
$2.1 M
$1.5 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.3 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.3 M
Transitional Justice
$987.9 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$341.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$236.5 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$227.8 K
Nuclear Issues
$207.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$181.3 K
Peace Negotiations
$176.3 K
$120.9 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$88.6 K
International Development
$85.0 K
Accountability and Transparency
$81.9 K
$57.6 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$19.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$5.7 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

1% $257,169 37 Grants = 10%

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.