North America

$72.1 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$31.6 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$9.8 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$3.0 M
Colombe Foundation
$2.5 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$2.0 M
The Stanley Foundation
$1.9 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.7 M
$1.7 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.6 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$1.5 M
Lilly Endowment Inc.
$1.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$999.9 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$759.5 K
Proteus Fund, Inc.
$673.0 K
The Oak Foundation
$606.9 K
GPD Charitable Trust
$566.8 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$525.0 K
Cherna Moskowitz Foundation
$370.0 K
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$360.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$300.0 K
M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
$300.0 K
Secure World Foundation
$297.6 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$294.4 K
Cisco Systems Foundation
$275.0 K
Jubitz Family Foundation
$258.6 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

Nuclear Issues
$20.1 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$18.5 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$13.3 M
$5.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.6 M
International Development
$3.8 M
Gender Equality
$2.8 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$2.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.6 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.5 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.9 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.6 M
$1.3 M
$1.1 M
$866.9 K
$825.0 K
Transitional Justice
$665.8 K
Gender-based Violence
$585.6 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$354.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$74.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$65.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

10% $6,951,681 79 Grants = 17%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • The Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.