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$92.4 Million
out of $357.1 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $36,750

Top Funders

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$14.4 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
$5.9 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$5.9 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$4.3 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$3.3 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.3 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$3.2 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$2.6 M
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$2.6 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$2.0 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.0 M
Adelson Family Foundation
$1.9 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$1.8 M
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security
$1.7 M
One8 Foundation
$1.4 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.3 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$1.3 M
Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
$1.2 M
Robert & Ardis James Foundation
$1.2 M
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
$1.1 M
Oak Foundation
$1.1 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$1.1 M
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$1.0 M
Ford Foundation
$980.0 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

Nuclear Issues
$24.5 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$24.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$16.2 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$6.4 M
$5.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$4.6 M
$3.8 M
Gender Equality
$3.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$3.2 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$2.5 M
International Development
$2.5 M
Transitional Justice
$2.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.8 M
$1.6 M
$1.4 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$907.8 K
$866.6 K
Conflict Resolution
$758.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$737.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$372.8 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$342.4 K
Gender-based Violence
$275.1 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

15% $13,710,094 185 Grants = 21%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.