Women and Girls

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$37.7 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $15,111

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$9.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$4.5 M
Ford Foundation
$2.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.6 M
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$2.1 M
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$1.8 M
Comic Relief
$949.9 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$900.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$785.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$782.1 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$663.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$622.8 K
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$600.5 K
Oak Foundation
$600.0 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$500.0 K
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
$476.6 K
Mama Cash
$464.9 K
African Women's Development Fund
$447.2 K
American Jewish World Service
$422.5 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$404.0 K
Peace Direct
$402.5 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$356.0 K
Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Inc.
$300.0 K
Blue Shield of California Foundation
$250.0 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

Gender Equality
$28.1 M
Gender-based Violence
$5.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$4.2 M
$2.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.7 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.3 M
$2.0 M
Transitional Justice
$1.9 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.0 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$999.5 K
$866.1 K
Nuclear Issues
$800.5 K
International Development
$757.1 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$542.1 K
Peace Negotiations
$311.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$268.3 K
$261.6 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$229.5 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$213.7 K
$125.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$90.0 K
$47.7 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$10.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$8.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

20% $7,680,240 138 Grants = 28%

Sample Grants

  • Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises
    awarded a grant for $4,731 to Bosam

    To support for women's involvement in the peace negotiation process in Rutshuru Territory.

  • UN Women's Fund for Gender-Equality
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Afghanistan Watch

    To support the continued development of a national women's agenda in Afghanistan and the drafting of concrete policy recommendations for the advancement and preservation of women's rights, including on the role of women in peace talks, in the political and security transition and in politics at national and local levels.

  • NoVo Foundation
    awarded a grant for $303,470 to Elman Peace and Human Rights Center

    To support the scale-up of satellite and mobile services to new areas of Somalia where survivors of violence do not have response services and to improve efforts to respond to adolescent girls.