Asia and the Pacific

$16.4 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$3.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$2.6 M
The Oak Foundation
$2.2 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.6 M
The Charitable Foundation
$1.4 M
American Jewish World Service
$899.4 K
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$795.5 K
The International Development Research Centre
$508.8 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$357.8 K
Mensen met een Missie
$304.2 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$300.0 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$216.1 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
$206.6 K
Tamalpais Trust
$200.0 K
GHR Foundation
$200.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$135.3 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$126.4 K
Peace Direct
$98.1 K
Global Greengrants Fund
$81.9 K
Mama Cash
$81.0 K
The Prospect Hill Foundation, Inc.
$80.0 K
The Seattle Foundation
$74.2 K
Norwegian Human Rights Fund
$70.0 K
The Global Fund for Women
$69.6 K
$67.6 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$4.0 M
$2.0 M
Gender Equality
$2.0 M
International Development
$1.9 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.6 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$1.3 M
Transitional Justice
$1.1 M
Nuclear Issues
$1.1 M
International and Regional Institutions
$754.9 K
Accountability and Transparency
$665.0 K
$573.8 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$550.6 K
$486.4 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$325.3 K
Gender-based Violence
$228.6 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$220.0 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$79.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$61.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$7.0 K
$2.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

18% $3,009,761 21 Grants = 10%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.