Children and Youth

$19.6 Million
out of $190.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $19,791

Top Funders

International Development Research Centre
$2.0 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.5 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.4 M
Oak Foundation
$1.3 M
Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$1.2 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.1 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$1.0 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.0 M
Comic Relief
$888.3 K
Human Dignity Foundation
$880.8 K
Pershing Square Foundation
$750.0 K
Peace Direct
$571.7 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$405.6 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
$340.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$244.2 K
Nathan Cummings Foundation
$216.4 K
Open Technology Fund
$192.6 K
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$140.0 K
Bush Foundation
$124.2 K
Chicago Community Trust
$120.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$111.9 K
American Jewish World Service
$109.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$102.4 K
William Randolph Hearst Foundation
$100.0 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

Gender Equality
$4.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$4.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$3.8 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.6 M
$1.4 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.3 M
Nuclear Issues
$1.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$752.7 K
$719.3 K
International Development
$586.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$472.5 K
Transitional Justice
$457.6 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$400.0 K
$392.6 K
$237.9 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$169.9 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$163.9 K
Conflict Resolution
$27.3 K
Accountability and Transparency
$4.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$4.0 K
$3.8 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

13% $2,511,475 30 Grants = 15%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. FPFD will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.