Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

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$44.3 Million
out of $283.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $43,500

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$8.3 M
Oak Foundation
$5.3 M
Open Society Foundations
$4.3 M
Heising-Simons Foundation
$3.5 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$3.4 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$3.2 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.1 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.0 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$1.9 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.8 M
The Atlantic Philanthropies
$1.3 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.3 M
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$703.2 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$492.8 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$410.0 K
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$350.6 K
Tides Foundation
$236.3 K
NoVo Foundation
$200.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$200.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$200.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$170.0 K
$167.0 K
CS Fund
$160.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$153.9 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$150.0 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

Accountability and Transparency
$8.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$7.2 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$5.8 M
Nuclear Issues
$5.1 M
Transitional Justice
$2.8 M
Gender Equality
$2.7 M
$2.7 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$2.6 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.5 M
$2.1 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.9 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.6 M
$1.4 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.2 M
International Development
$1.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$685.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$419.0 K
$410.4 K
International and Regional Institutions
$109.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$100.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$65.5 K
$23.5 K

Regional Focus