Research and Evaluation

Efforts to discover, collect, analyze, and interpret data, information, knowledge, and the applications of that knowledge.

16%
$31.1 Million
out of $190.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $91,721

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$9.6 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$5.3 M
International Development Research Centre
$3.2 M
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$1.7 M
Oak Foundation
$721.3 K
Sigrid Rausing Trust
$680.3 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$650.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$600.0 K
UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$585.4 K
Compton Foundation
$550.0 K
San Francisco Foundation
$525.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$488.9 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$410.0 K
Peace Direct
$392.6 K
NoVo Foundation
$360.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$308.6 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$255.5 K
Fund For Global Human Rights
$242.2 K
Skoll Foundation
$226.0 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$210.0 K
Prospect Hill Foundation
$205.0 K
Open Technology Fund
$192.6 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
$150.0 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$150.0 K
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$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
$7.2 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$6.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.6 M
Gender Equality
$3.3 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$2.4 M
Weapons
$2.2 M
Migration
$1.4 M
Cybersecurity
$1.4 M
International Development
$1.3 M
Transitional Justice
$937.1 K
Accountability and Transparency
$751.9 K
Peacebuilding
$723.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$377.8 K
Democracy-building
$329.9 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$303.3 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$285.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$282.1 K
Gender-based Violence
$258.9 K
Peace Negotiations
$225.4 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$194.0 K

Regional Focus