North America

$46.3 Million
out of $190.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$17.9 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$9.4 M
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$7.2 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.8 M
Colombe Foundation
$1.5 M
Compton Foundation
$1.5 M
Oak Foundation
$865.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$750.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$537.2 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$500.0 K
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$495.0 K
David Tepper Charitable Foundation
$400.0 K
Source of Hope Foundation
$350.0 K
Nathan Cummings Foundation
$319.4 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$270.0 K
Dan Murphy Foundation
$250.0 K
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$230.0 K
Boston Foundation
$226.0 K
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
$206.6 K
Arca Foundation
$170.0 K
California Community Foundation
$150.0 K
Marguerite Casey Foundation
$150.0 K
El-Hibri Foundation
$135.0 K
Flora Family Foundation
$130.0 K
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
$125.0 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
$12.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$7.8 M
$5.5 M
Gender Equality
$3.0 M
$1.7 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$934.8 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$915.0 K
$888.6 K
$705.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$598.4 K
$595.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$500.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$403.6 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$320.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$270.1 K
Transitional Justice
$270.0 K
$113.0 K
Accountability and Transparency
$107.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$30.6 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$30.5 K
International Development
$25.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

16% $7,161,010 47 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • The Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.