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$60.4 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$16.7 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$5.1 M
Open Society Foundations
$5.0 M
Heising-Simons Foundation
$3.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.3 M
Oak Foundation
$3.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.5 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$2.1 M
Ford Foundation
$1.8 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.7 M
The Atlantic Philanthropies
$1.6 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$1.5 M
Humanity United
$1.3 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$1.1 M
The Cleveland Foundation
$1.1 M
Klarman Family Foundation
$714.0 K
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$533.6 K
NoVo Foundation
$400.0 K
Omidyar Network Fund, Inc.
$400.0 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$395.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$365.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$360.0 K
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$325.0 K
The ARCA Foundation
$300.0 K
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
$300.0 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
$17.7 M
Nuclear Issues
$12.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$12.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$3.4 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$3.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.7 M
International Development
$2.4 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.4 M
$2.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.9 M
$1.7 M
Gender Equality
$1.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.0 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$860.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$787.6 K
Transitional Justice
$779.8 K
$521.7 K
$353.8 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$199.9 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$37.5 K
$30.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$30.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

8% $5,052,015 82 Grants = 19%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.