Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

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$43.2 Million
out of $267.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$6.3 M
Ford Foundation
$5.8 M
Open Society Foundations
$5.1 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$5.1 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$4.6 M
Oak Foundation
$2.2 M
Robina Foundation
$2.0 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.8 M
Humanity United
$1.1 M
American Jewish World Service
$837.5 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$750.0 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$720.0 K
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$710.0 K
Unbound Philanthropy
$680.5 K
Adessium Foundation
$642.8 K
Omidyar Network Fund, Inc.
$430.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$354.3 K
$340.8 K
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$340.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$283.9 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$264.0 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$255.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$235.0 K
Tides Foundation
$234.3 K
Mensen met een Missie
$230.7 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
$8.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$8.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$6.5 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.3 M
Transitional Justice
$3.2 M
$2.8 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.6 M
Gender Equality
$2.4 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.2 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.8 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.7 M
International Development
$1.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.3 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.2 M
$1.2 M
$915.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$844.2 K
$612.2 K
Conflict Resolution
$378.5 K
Gender-based Violence
$308.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$146.7 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$53.0 K
$15.0 K

Regional Focus