Asia and the Pacific

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$44.9 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,197

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$14.1 M
NoVo Foundation
$7.4 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$7.1 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.5 M
Foundation for a Just Society
$1.7 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$1.5 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.3 M
Open Society Institute
$1.3 M
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$1.1 M
Ford Foundation
$875.0 K
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$700.0 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$662.3 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$495.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$412.3 K
Mama Cash
$334.8 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$303.8 K
Terra Foundation for American Art
$250.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$246.6 K
John Templeton Foundation
$189.0 K
Bernard and Sandra Otterman Foundation
$162.2 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$160.8 K
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$157.9 K
Pro Victimis Foundation
$125.9 K
$120.0 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
$12.8 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$10.0 M
International Development
$7.9 M
Gender Equality
$5.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$4.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.2 M
$2.9 M
$1.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$858.8 K
Gender-based Violence
$727.0 K
$575.2 K
Conflict Resolution
$560.6 K
Accountability and Transparency
$536.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$496.2 K
International and Regional Institutions
$428.0 K
$411.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$405.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$350.0 K
Transitional Justice
$99.9 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$55.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

6% $2,881,212 27 Grants = 12%

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.