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$49.1 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$12.4 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$6.5 M
Open Society Foundations
$4.3 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.4 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$3.1 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.7 M
The Atlantic Philanthropies
$2.3 M
Ford Foundation
$1.6 M
Proteus Fund, Inc.
$1.6 M
Humanity United
$1.3 M
Oak Foundation
$1.3 M
The Starr Foundation
$760.0 K
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$710.0 K
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
The New York Community Trust
$350.0 K
The ARCA Foundation
$350.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$339.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$325.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$300.0 K
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
$300.0 K
United Nations Foundation
$250.0 K
El-Hibri Foundation
$218.0 K
Omidyar Network Fund, Inc.
$200.0 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$195.0 K
Tides Foundation
$190.5 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

National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$13.6 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$12.1 M
Nuclear Issues
$10.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$3.8 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.9 M
$2.0 M
$2.0 M
$1.7 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.2 M
Transitional Justice
$1.0 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$895.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$812.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$801.6 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$674.0 K
$490.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$377.0 K
$342.5 K
Gender Equality
$342.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$335.0 K
International Development
$256.1 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$213.1 K
Peace Negotiations
$7.8 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

7% $3,564,881 58 Grants = 14%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.