Research and Evaluation

Efforts to discover, collect, analyze, and interpret data, information, knowledge, and the applications of that knowledge.

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$71.4 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $87,175

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$19.9 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$12.9 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$6.9 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$6.1 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$3.5 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$2.7 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$2.1 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.8 M
The Starr Foundation
$1.4 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$1.1 M
William Davidson Foundation
$1.0 M
United States Institute of Peace
$887.0 K
GHR Foundation
$805.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$742.6 K
Ploughshares Fund
$727.5 K
The Rockefeller Foundation
$700.0 K
Oak Foundation
$690.0 K
Ford Foundation
$600.0 K
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security
$594.2 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$483.5 K
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
$443.4 K
Mensen met een Missie
$394.8 K
Peace Direct
$342.6 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$300.0 K
The Skoll Foundation
$300.0 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
$17.7 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$15.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$8.7 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$8.4 M
$5.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.4 M
International Development
$4.2 M
Gender Equality
$3.5 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.7 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.3 M
$2.2 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.9 M
$1.6 M
$1.5 M
$1.2 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.1 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.0 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$967.0 K
Transitional Justice
$922.7 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$603.0 K
$496.4 K
Peace Negotiations
$473.1 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$66.6 K

Regional Focus