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$71.5 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $75,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$23.3 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$7.7 M
NoVo Foundation
$7.0 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$5.0 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$4.4 M
Humanity United
$3.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.0 M
Robina Foundation
$2.0 M
Ford Foundation
$1.3 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$1.1 M
The Charitable Foundation
$1.0 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$932.3 K
Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation
$845.0 K
GHR Foundation
$804.7 K
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$664.0 K
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$452.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$400.3 K
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$375.0 K
Catalyst for Peace
$362.4 K
Ploughshares Fund
$341.0 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$300.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$290.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$288.5 K
Colombe Peace Foundation
$245.0 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
$17.9 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$13.2 M
Nuclear Issues
$13.0 M
Gender Equality
$9.3 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$7.2 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.8 M
International and Regional Institutions
$3.8 M
$3.5 M
Transitional Justice
$2.6 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.6 M
$2.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.7 M
International Development
$1.3 M
Accountability and Transparency
$970.9 K
Gender-based Violence
$790.0 K
$745.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$650.0 K
$360.9 K
Conflict Resolution
$174.2 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$151.3 K
$30.2 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

25% $17,628,796 56 Grants = 24%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.