This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2016. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area. Grants from 2016 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$190.2 Million
1,473 Grants
for all peace and security in 2016
Median Grant Amount: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$38.0 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$21.7 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$17.5 M
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$8.1 M
Oak Foundation
$7.5 M
Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$5.9 M
International Development Research Centre
$3.7 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
$3.6 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.1 M
Caerus Foundation
$3.1 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$2.7 M
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$2.5 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$2.5 M
Skoll Foundation
$2.4 M
UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$2.3 M
Comic Relief
$2.2 M
Colombe Foundation
$2.2 M
Compton Foundation
$2.1 M
Peace Direct
$2.0 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.7 M
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$1.7 M
Pershing Square Foundation
$1.6 M
GHR Foundation
$1.4 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.4 M

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
$51.6 M
Nuclear Issues
$34.4 M
Gender Equality
$17.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$14.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$9.6 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$9.0 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$8.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$7.8 M
$7.5 M
$7.4 M
$7.1 M
$7.1 M
Transitional Justice
$6.7 M
$6.7 M
International Development
$5.5 M
Accountability and Transparency
$4.7 M
Gender-based Violence
$4.1 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$3.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$3.2 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.3 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$1.7 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.5 M
$827.4 K
Peace Negotiations
$528.6 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $27,121,631 234 Grants = 16%

Population Focus