This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2014. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area.

$357.1 Million
2,773 Grants
for all peace and security in 2014
Median Grant Amount: $36,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$36.1 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$30.7 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$28.5 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$23.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$19.7 M
$14.1 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$14.0 M
Ford Foundation
$10.8 M
NoVo Foundation
$10.0 M
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$9.9 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$8.4 M
Humanity United
$7.5 M
Oak Foundation
$7.2 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
American Jewish World Service
$6.2 M
Comic Relief
$5.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$4.0 M
The International Development Research Centre
$3.9 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.8 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$3.6 M
$3.6 M
Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation
$3.1 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$3.1 M
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$3.1 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$3.0 M

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
$93.2 M
Nuclear Issues
$43.8 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$35.5 M
International Development
$30.7 M
$30.0 M
Gender Equality
$26.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$19.2 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$17.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$17.4 M
$16.7 M
$15.7 M
Transitional Justice
$15.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$13.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$12.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$11.7 M
Conflict Resolution
$7.3 M
International and Regional Institutions
$6.9 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$6.4 M
$5.0 M
Gender-based Violence
$4.3 M
$3.2 M
Peace Negotiations
$2.5 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$1.8 M

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

16% $55,413,233 467 Grants = 17%

Population Focus