Asia and the Pacific

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$42.0 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$10.4 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$8.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$6.9 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.8 M
The Rockefeller Foundation
$1.0 M
Ford Foundation
$979.0 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$897.2 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$750.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$749.7 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$715.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$704.1 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$632.9 K
Oak Foundation
$600.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$512.2 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$500.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$490.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$458.0 K
The McConnell Foundation
$400.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$380.0 K
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$365.1 K
Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
$300.0 K
United States Institute of Peace
$278.2 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$233.5 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$205.6 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
$12.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$10.9 M
$9.1 M
Gender Equality
$4.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.9 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.4 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.1 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.1 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$1.0 M
$957.8 K
$851.2 K
Transitional Justice
$718.2 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$458.0 K
$458.0 K
International Development
$427.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$403.0 K
$335.6 K
Accountability and Transparency
$175.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$158.4 K
Gender-based Violence
$143.2 K
$81.4 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$58.5 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

4% $1,792,375 28 Grants = 10%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.