Middle East and North Africa

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$34.7 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $40,000

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$6.7 M
Open Society Foundations
$4.5 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$3.6 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.4 M
Ford Foundation
$1.8 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.5 M
Adessium Foundation
$1.3 M
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$1.1 M
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$740.0 K
Tides Foundation
$671.5 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$621.0 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$595.0 K
Humanity United
$504.2 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$450.0 K
Charles H. Revson Foundation, Inc.
$420.0 K
$415.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$404.1 K
One8 Foundation
$400.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$380.0 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$345.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$324.1 K
$300.8 K
Jack Buncher Foundation
$300.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$273.5 K
United States Institute of Peace
$261.6 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$12.7 M
$4.6 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$4.6 M
International Development
$2.8 M
Nuclear Issues
$2.6 M
Gender Equality
$2.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.4 M
Transitional Justice
$2.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.1 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.7 M
$1.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.4 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.2 M
$1.0 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$973.3 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$642.8 K
Conflict Resolution
$625.4 K
$382.8 K
Gender-based Violence
$365.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$146.7 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$98.0 K
$25.7 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

12% $3,982,263 79 Grants = 23%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.