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$20.0 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$3.8 M
American Jewish World Service
$2.2 M
Open Society Foundations
$1.9 M
Oak Foundation
$1.2 M
Comic Relief
$1.1 M
Adessium Foundation
$642.8 K
Humanity United
$631.7 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$500.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$456.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$433.6 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$410.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$385.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$373.6 K
$357.1 K
Tides Foundation
$326.1 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$323.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$300.0 K
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
$300.0 K
NIKE Foundation
$285.6 K
Ford Foundation
$275.0 K
Eurasia Partnership Foundation
$252.8 K
Peace Direct
$233.8 K
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
$213.9 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$200.0 K
Unbound Philanthropy
$180.5 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

Gender Equality
$4.0 M
International Development
$3.9 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$3.8 M
$2.4 M
$1.9 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.8 M
$1.3 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.2 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$705.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$701.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$532.3 K
Transitional Justice
$433.8 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$315.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$276.6 K
Accountability and Transparency
$184.3 K
$151.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$115.6 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$90.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$66.1 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

9% $1,740,408 47 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.