$55.9 Million
out of $190.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$5.7 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$5.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.8 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.5 M
Caerus Foundation
$3.1 M
Oak Foundation
$2.0 M
Skoll Foundation
$1.5 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.1 M
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation
$1.0 M
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$999.9 K
Pershing Square Foundation
$878.6 K
Ploughshares Fund
$786.9 K
Nduna Foundation
$700.0 K
Colombe Foundation
$660.0 K
Sigrid Rausing Trust
$649.7 K
San Francisco Foundation
$618.2 K
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
$600.0 K
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$592.1 K
Charitable Foundation
$483.2 K
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$366.5 K
Aon Foundation
$362.8 K
Compton Foundation
$346.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$317.1 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$300.0 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
$14.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$11.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$7.4 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.5 M
$4.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$3.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$3.5 M
International Development
$1.8 M
$1.7 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.3 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$970.9 K
Gender Equality
$888.2 K
$810.7 K
Conflict Resolution
$715.0 K
$545.4 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$517.1 K
Transitional Justice
$398.6 K
$228.6 K
$105.2 K
International and Regional Institutions
$75.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$40.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$15.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

24% $13,249,880 62 Grants = 24%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.