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$26.0 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$5.0 M
Ford Foundation
$3.0 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.5 M
American Jewish World Service
$2.4 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$2.0 M
Open Society Foundations
$1.3 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.1 M
The Cleveland Foundation
$1.1 M
Comic Relief
$822.9 K
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
$450.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$442.7 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$410.0 K
NIKE Foundation
$329.7 K
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Inc.
$280.1 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$275.0 K
Berghof Foundation for Conflict Studies
$273.6 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$266.2 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$258.5 K
Oak Foundation
$256.2 K
Humanity United
$255.5 K
Peace Direct
$223.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$222.5 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$205.0 K
The John R. Oishei Foundation
$200.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$200.0 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
$9.7 M
Gender Equality
$5.8 M
Gender-based Violence
$3.4 M
$2.7 M
Transitional Justice
$1.8 M
$1.7 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.7 M
International Development
$1.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.2 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$994.4 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$834.2 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$619.0 K
$512.3 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$451.4 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$356.7 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$340.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$218.4 K
$99.1 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$84.1 K
International and Regional Institutions
$40.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$39.8 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

5% $1,325,156 59 Grants = 22%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.