Middle East and North Africa

$24.1 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,712

Top Funders

The Oak Foundation
$5.3 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$5.2 M
The International Development Research Centre
$2.5 M
The Skoll Foundation
$2.2 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$2.0 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$1.8 M
The PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$492.1 K
NoVo Foundation
$465.0 K
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$450.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$423.3 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$280.0 K
Ford Foundation
$260.0 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$260.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$240.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$175.8 K
The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, Inc.
$170.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$143.0 K
GPD Charitable Trust
$140.5 K
The Global Fund for Women
$121.0 K
Foundation for Middle East Peace
$118.5 K
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
$110.5 K
The UPS Foundation
$100.0 K
The Prospect Hill Foundation, Inc.
$80.0 K
$66.6 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

$5.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.8 M
Gender Equality
$4.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$4.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.1 M
Nuclear Issues
$3.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$2.6 M
$2.3 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.0 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.8 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.6 M
$1.1 M
International Development
$1.0 M
Gender-based Violence
$699.8 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$300.0 K
Accountability and Transparency
$212.1 K
International and Regional Institutions
$145.1 K
Transitional Justice
$128.0 K
$75.0 K
$7.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

15% $3,655,407 31 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.