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$37.7 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Comic Relief
$5.5 M
NoVo Foundation
$5.4 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$5.2 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$3.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.7 M
American Jewish World Service
$2.4 M
$1.9 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$1.5 M
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
$903.8 K
Oak Foundation
$650.0 K
The International Development Research Centre
$630.4 K
The California Endowment
$536.9 K
Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
$500.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$465.5 K
Humanity United
$450.0 K
The Cleveland Foundation
$400.0 K
Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation
$398.6 K
Peace Direct
$369.1 K
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
$261.3 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$250.0 K
Ford Foundation
$250.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$233.5 K
The Global Fund for Children
$203.0 K
$190.1 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$189.5 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
$9.8 M
$6.7 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$4.4 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.3 M
$3.6 M
Gender Equality
$3.2 M
International Development
$2.8 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.7 M
$2.1 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.0 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.2 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$922.6 K
Transitional Justice
$817.7 K
Conflict Resolution
$791.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$678.6 K
Gender-based Violence
$588.9 K
Nuclear Issues
$314.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$227.8 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$175.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$110.3 K
$95.3 K
Peace Negotiations
$15.6 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $5,370,281 76 Grants = 21%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.