Sub-Saharan Africa

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$94.2 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $33,948

Top Funders

Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$23.5 M
$6.3 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$6.0 M
Ford Foundation
$5.8 M
Comic Relief
$5.5 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$4.8 M
American Jewish World Service
$3.8 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$3.8 M
Humanity United
$3.6 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$3.0 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.9 M
Bridgeway Foundation
$2.2 M
$2.2 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$1.8 M
Oak Foundation
$1.4 M
Mensen met een Missie
$1.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.2 M
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$1.2 M
$1.1 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$1.0 M
Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation
$915.5 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$844.0 K
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
$778.6 K
Catalyst for Peace
$688.6 K
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$664.0 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

International Development
$24.7 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$21.8 M
$10.2 M
$9.2 M
Gender Equality
$7.3 M
Accountability and Transparency
$6.4 M
Transitional Justice
$5.3 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$3.9 M
$3.8 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$3.8 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$3.5 M
Conflict Resolution
$3.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$3.0 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.9 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.6 M
Peace Negotiations
$640.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$404.0 K
$380.7 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$330.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$254.3 K
Nuclear Issues
$207.0 K
$200.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

8% $7,370,428 45 Grants = 7%

Sample Grants

  • Catalyst for Peace
    awarded a grant for $4,500 to Salam Institute for Peace and Justice

    For community education about forgiveness and community reconciliation, through Arabic translation of a feature film about the nationwide program in Sierra Leone.

  • Urgent Action Fund - Africa
    awarded a grant for $5,100 to TVVT-ZIMBABWE

    To hold an emergency peaceful march on the voter registration process so as to raise the public profile on gender considerations of the voter registration process.

  • Channel Foundation
    awarded a grant for $25,000 to International Civil Society Action Network

    For the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders' awareness-raising, capacity-building and monitoring of UNSC Res. 1325 and 1820 implementation in South Sudan.