Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

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$9.6 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $38,824

Top Funders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.3 M
Oak Foundation
$1.2 M
Open Society Foundations
$1.1 M
The International Development Research Centre
$999.4 K
Humanity United
$771.3 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$750.0 K
Ford Foundation
$680.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$535.5 K
The Charitable Foundation
$489.5 K
Comic Relief UK
$395.8 K
NoVo Foundation
$200.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$175.9 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$164.3 K
The Northern Rock Foundation
$156.4 K
Arab Human Rights Fund
$115.3 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$106.7 K
American Jewish World Service
$87.0 K
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$63.8 K
Mensen met een Missie
$59.8 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$50.0 K
Levi Strauss Foundation
$50.0 K
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
$46.9 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$38.3 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$33.0 K
$30.0 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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

8% $720,329 14 Grants = 17%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.