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$21.3 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Oak Foundation
$4.7 M
Heising-Simons Foundation
$3.5 M
Open Society Foundations
$2.5 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.1 M
The International Development Research Centre
$973.4 K
Humanity United
$953.5 K
American Jewish World Service
$946.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$750.0 K
Ford Foundation
$680.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$531.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$489.5 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$459.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$400.0 K
Comic Relief
$395.8 K
New Israel Foundation
$212.4 K
Greater Houston Community Foundation
$200.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$164.3 K
The Northern Rock Foundation
$156.4 K
Marguerite Casey Foundation
$150.0 K
The James Irvine Foundation
$150.0 K
Arab Human Rights Fund
$115.3 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$106.7 K
The Wunderkinder Foundation
$100.0 K
The Fund for New Jersey
$75.0 K
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$63.8 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

$8.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.0 M
Accountability and Transparency
$3.7 M
Gender Equality
$3.1 M
International Development
$3.0 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.9 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.8 M
$637.3 K
$492.7 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$228.5 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$204.6 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$200.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$106.3 K
Conflict Resolution
$74.5 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$37.8 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$18.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$10.0 K
Transitional Justice
$10.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$7.6 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

9% $1,806,717 48 Grants = 29%

Sample Grants

  • King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $38,282 to Help Without Frontiers

    For assistance, education, and food to thousands of migrant and refugee children from Burma/Myanmar along the border with Thailand.

  • Arab Human Rights Fund
    awarded a grant for $39,941 to Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance Egypt

    To directly serve 500 Syrian asylum seekers by providing them with information/advice on the asylum procedures and obtaining temporary protection from UNHCR.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $800,000 to International Rescue Committee

    For emergency relief for conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic.