Middle East and North Africa

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$28.9 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $40,106

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$4.6 M
Open Society Foundations
$4.2 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.0 M
Ford Foundation
$2.4 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.7 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.7 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$1.1 M
New Israel Foundation
$1.0 M
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$750.0 K
Adelson Family Foundation
$725.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$500.0 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$500.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$466.4 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$453.0 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
Comic Relief
$395.8 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$370.0 K
One8 Foundation
$366.0 K
Arab Human Rights Fund
$355.0 K
The Skoll Foundation
$350.0 K
Arie and Ida Crown Memorial
$320.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$250.0 K
The Pershing Square Foundation
$250.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$203.4 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$12.2 M
$4.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$3.1 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.4 M
$2.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.2 M
Gender Equality
$1.9 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.5 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.3 M
International Development
$1.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$909.8 K
Transitional Justice
$829.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$598.4 K
Peace Negotiations
$450.0 K
$442.1 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$381.3 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$368.4 K
Gender-based Violence
$311.3 K
$5.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$4.7 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

15% $4,314,241 74 Grants = 23%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.