Asia and the Pacific

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$33.5 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $47,800

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$10.7 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$3.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.4 M
The International Development Research Centre
$2.5 M
Open Society Foundations
$2.3 M
Oak Foundation
$2.2 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.4 M
Ploughshares Fund
$864.2 K
Ford Foundation
$861.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$735.8 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$620.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$538.3 K
Henry Luce Foundation
$525.0 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$430.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$405.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$351.1 K
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Inc.
$280.1 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$275.0 K
Peace Direct
$170.2 K
Humanity United
$150.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$128.9 K
$122.0 K
Berghof Foundation for Conflict Studies
$110.2 K
The ARCA Foundation
$110.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$102.0 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
$7.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$6.5 M
Gender Equality
$3.6 M
$3.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.9 M
International Development
$2.5 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.3 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.0 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$889.8 K
Peace Negotiations
$884.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$815.0 K
$775.6 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$723.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$688.8 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$630.6 K
$497.8 K
$485.5 K
Transitional Justice
$275.8 K
Conflict Resolution
$202.1 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$80.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$25.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

3% $922,531 38 Grants = 14%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.