Asia and the Pacific

$16.0 Million
out of $190.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$6.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.6 M
American Jewish World Service
$792.0 K
International Development Research Centre
$663.8 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$350.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$265.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$250.0 K
Oak Foundation
$240.0 K
Coca-Cola Foundation
$218.8 K
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$203.0 K
Compton Foundation
$200.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$180.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$160.0 K
Peace Direct
$147.7 K
Mama Cash
$122.1 K
Chino Cienega Foundation
$114.0 K
KIOS Foundation
$95.8 K
Fund For Global Human Rights
$92.5 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$84.2 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$50.9 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
$50.0 K
Channel Foundation
$45.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$44.3 K
Global Fund for Community Foundations
$42.0 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

Nuclear Issues
$4.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.3 M
International Development
$2.4 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.1 M
Gender Equality
$1.5 M
$1.1 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.0 M
Transitional Justice
$598.8 K
Conflict Resolution
$357.1 K
$356.5 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$297.0 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$257.0 K
$209.8 K
$199.5 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$160.2 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$125.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$104.5 K
Accountability and Transparency
$103.9 K
Gender-based Violence
$82.0 K
$33.4 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

6% $959,500 11 Grants = 7%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.