Asia and the Pacific

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$30.5 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $36,290

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$6.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$4.3 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$4.1 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$2.3 M
Ford Foundation
$1.4 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.0 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.0 M
The Charitable Foundation
$871.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$780.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$696.5 K
The International Development Research Centre
$583.7 K
$553.4 K
Foundation Open Society Institute - Switzerland
$540.2 K
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$486.8 K
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
$471.2 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$452.9 K
Mensen met een Missie
$447.5 K
The Heinz Endowments
$350.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$330.0 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$300.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$275.0 K
Oak Foundation
$240.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$240.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$229.5 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$200.0 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$6.9 M
$5.5 M
Nuclear Issues
$4.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$3.8 M
Gender Equality
$3.1 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.9 M
International Development
$1.1 M
$1.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.1 M
Transitional Justice
$974.6 K
Conflict Resolution
$881.1 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$880.6 K
$844.8 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$841.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$811.2 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$729.9 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$651.3 K
Peace Negotiations
$403.6 K
$368.0 K
$178.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$165.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$98.2 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

7% $2,053,897 57 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.