Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

18%
$39.1 Million
out of $215.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $28,500

Top Funders

The Oak Foundation
$7.0 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$3.1 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$2.8 M
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$2.7 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.4 M
Humanity United
$2.4 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.5 M
Colombe Foundation
$1.4 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.4 M
King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
$1.3 M
Ford Foundation
$1.1 M
U.S. Institute of Peace
$876.5 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$625.0 K
TrustAfrica
$522.0 K
The International Development Research Centre
$508.8 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$481.5 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$370.0 K
Proteus Fund, Inc.
$357.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$334.2 K
Cordaid
$326.6 K
Mama Cash
$286.4 K
Peace Direct
$284.3 K
Mensen met een Missie
$250.8 K
Secure World Foundation
$238.8 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$7.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$5.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$5.4 M
Transitional Justice
$4.7 M
Gender Equality
$4.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.2 M
Peacebuilding
$1.7 M
Nuclear Issues
$1.6 M
Democracy-building
$1.6 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.6 M
International Development
$1.5 M
Migration
$1.5 M
Militarism
$1.2 M
Peace Negotiations
$1.1 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$794.7 K
Weapons
$758.8 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$647.3 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$301.7 K
International and Regional Institutions
$87.8 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$77.0 K

Regional Focus