Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

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$7.3 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$1.3 M
American Jewish World Service
$706.9 K
Ford Foundation
$615.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$500.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$475.4 K
Open Society Foundations
$466.3 K
Humanity United
$344.9 K
The Charitable Foundation
$310.7 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$200.0 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$200.0 K
Oak Foundation
$175.0 K
Comic Relief
$157.8 K
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
$136.9 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$113.0 K
Unbound Philanthropy
$100.0 K
General Mills Foundation
$100.0 K
Waterford Foundation
$100.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$100.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$87.8 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$75.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$67.6 K
Citi Foundation
$60.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$60.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$56.5 K
The Minneapolis Foundation
$50.0 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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

12% $860,554 15 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.