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$104.6 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $75,000

Top Funders

Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$9.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$7.1 M
Ford Foundation
$7.1 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$5.0 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$4.8 M
NoVo Foundation
$4.5 M
Open Society Institute
$4.5 M
Oak Foundation
$4.4 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$4.3 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$3.9 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.7 M
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$2.6 M
Humanity United
$2.5 M
Robert & Ardis James Foundation
$2.4 M
Tides Foundation
$2.1 M
GHR Foundation
$1.8 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$1.6 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$1.3 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$1.2 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.0 M
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$1.0 M
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation
$1.0 M
Robertson Foundation
$1.0 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

Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$24.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$18.2 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$18.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$14.8 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$7.0 M
Accountability and Transparency
$6.2 M
Transitional Justice
$4.1 M
Gender Equality
$3.5 M
$3.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.8 M
$2.7 M
$2.1 M
International Development
$1.9 M
$1.7 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.3 M
$1.2 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$895.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$283.0 K
$253.9 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$202.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$199.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

30% $31,733,811 126 Grants = 27%

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.