This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2012. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area.

$267.9 Million
2,204 Grants
for all peace and security in 2012
Median Grant Amount: $42,920

Top Funders

Open Society Foundations
$31.5 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$25.2 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$24.2 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$21.9 M
Humanity United
$12.9 M
$12.2 M
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$10.7 M
Ford Foundation
$10.2 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$7.9 M
Oak Foundation
$7.1 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$6.7 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$5.3 M
American Jewish World Service
$4.3 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.7 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.2 M
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$3.0 M
The Atlantic Philanthropies
$3.0 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$2.9 M
Adessium Foundation
$2.8 M
Tides Foundation
$2.6 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$2.6 M
The Skoll Foundation
$2.6 M
Robina Foundation
$2.4 M
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$2.4 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
$78.5 M
Nuclear Issues
$28.6 M
$25.2 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$24.3 M
Accountability and Transparency
$16.6 M
Gender Equality
$16.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$15.9 M
Transitional Justice
$14.9 M
International Development
$14.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$12.0 M
$10.4 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$10.1 M
$7.3 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$7.1 M
International and Regional Institutions
$5.8 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$5.3 M
Conflict Resolution
$5.2 M
$4.9 M
Gender-based Violence
$4.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.0 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$1.1 M
$868.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$475.8 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

16% $42,000,063 382 Grants = 17%

Population Focus