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$85.9 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$10.5 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$10.0 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
$5.5 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$5.4 M
Open Society Foundations
$3.7 M
Oak Foundation
$3.6 M
Humanity United
$3.5 M
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$3.0 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$2.5 M
Robina Foundation
$2.4 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$2.2 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$2.0 M
Ford Foundation
$1.8 M
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$1.4 M
Tides Foundation
$1.4 M
Adessium Foundation
$1.4 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$1.3 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.3 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$855.7 K
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
$822.8 K
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation
$800.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$783.0 K
The Atlantic Philanthropies
$750.0 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$29.4 M
Nuclear Issues
$17.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$10.8 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$6.3 M
Transitional Justice
$5.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.6 M
$3.2 M
$2.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.9 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.8 M
Gender Equality
$2.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.6 M
$1.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.1 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$873.0 K
International Development
$672.6 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$400.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$245.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$233.2 K
$196.8 K
Conflict Resolution
$115.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

23% $20,010,996 155 Grants = 29%

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.