Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

$65.2 Million
out of $190.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$10.0 M
Oak Foundation
$7.3 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$4.7 M
International Development Research Centre
$3.7 M
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$3.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.0 M
UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$2.3 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$2.2 M
Compton Foundation
$2.1 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.7 M
Comic Relief
$1.7 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$1.3 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.2 M
Sigrid Rausing Trust
$1.0 M
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$950.0 K
Stanley Foundation
$929.0 K
Human Dignity Foundation
$880.8 K
Peace Direct
$880.6 K
Colombe Foundation
$832.5 K
Fund For Global Human Rights
$713.3 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$660.4 K
Nathan Cummings Foundation
$518.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$500.0 K
Charitable Foundation
$483.2 K
Flora Family Foundation
$464.0 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$18.4 M
Gender Equality
$11.3 M
Nuclear Issues
$5.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.2 M
$3.8 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$3.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$3.5 M
$3.0 M
$2.7 M
Transitional Justice
$2.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.3 M
$1.9 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.9 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.5 M
International Development
$1.0 M
$818.6 K
Conflict Resolution
$641.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$540.3 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$407.7 K
$385.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$350.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$126.3 K

Regional Focus