Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

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$16.7 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.5 M
$2.7 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.4 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$1.4 M
The International Development Research Centre
$824.7 K
Comic Relief
$781.6 K
American Jewish World Service
$748.0 K
Oak Foundation
$650.0 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$500.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
Humanity United
$340.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$258.1 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$233.5 K
$217.1 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$200.4 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$159.1 K
$140.8 K
New Israel Foundation
$108.3 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$100.0 K
Ford Foundation
$80.0 K
Arab Human Rights Fund
$77.0 K
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
$75.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$70.0 K
Foundation for Middle East Peace
$59.9 K
The Global Fund for Children
$55.0 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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

5% $743,572 25 Grants = 22%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.