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$129.2 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $75,000

Top Funders

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$15.4 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$13.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$10.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$7.9 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$6.9 M
Oak Foundation
$4.8 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$4.4 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$4.3 M
The Starr Foundation
$3.9 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$3.6 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.5 M
Walton Family Foundation
$2.7 M
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$2.5 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$2.3 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$2.3 M
Ford Foundation
$2.1 M
GHR Foundation
$1.8 M
Secure World Foundation
$1.7 M
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$1.6 M
Robertson Foundation
$1.5 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.4 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$1.4 M
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security
$1.2 M
California Community Foundation
$1.1 M

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
$35.6 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$25.6 M
Nuclear Issues
$22.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$14.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$10.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$7.7 M
Accountability and Transparency
$4.0 M
International Development
$4.0 M
$4.0 M
Transitional Justice
$3.5 M
$3.3 M
$3.1 M
Gender Equality
$2.9 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.3 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.5 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.2 M
$1.1 M
$1.1 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.1 M
International and Regional Institutions
$752.4 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$730.0 K
$470.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$266.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$86.4 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

28% $36,374,576 132 Grants = 26%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.