Middle East and North Africa

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$33.6 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$5.2 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$4.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.8 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$2.9 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.2 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$2.0 M
New Israel Foundation
$1.9 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$1.1 M
The International Development Research Centre
$969.9 K
$774.4 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$738.5 K
GPD Charitable Trust
$630.0 K
Oak Foundation
$617.5 K
The Skoll Foundation
$550.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
United States Institute of Peace
$469.8 K
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$450.0 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$450.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$359.8 K
The Heinz Endowments
$350.0 K
Ford Foundation
$300.0 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$300.0 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$275.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$240.0 K
Sabanci Foundation
$233.2 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$10.6 M
$6.9 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$6.3 M
$5.3 M
Nuclear Issues
$4.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.4 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.9 M
$1.4 M
Gender Equality
$1.3 M
Transitional Justice
$1.3 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.3 M
International Development
$1.1 M
$1.0 M
International and Regional Institutions
$826.2 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$632.1 K
Gender-based Violence
$483.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$280.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$274.2 K
$162.3 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$120.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$63.1 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$37.2 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $4,598,004 87 Grants = 26%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.