This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2015. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area.

$350.7 Million
2,908 Grants
for all peace and security in 2015
Median Grant Amount: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$47.2 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$22.7 M
Oak Foundation
$17.8 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$16.0 M
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$14.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$14.1 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$10.4 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$10.0 M
Ford Foundation
$9.8 M
Humanity United
$8.4 M
$8.3 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$6.9 M
Ploughshares Fund
$6.9 M
United Nations Foundation
$4.9 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$4.9 M
The International Development Research Centre
$4.6 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$4.4 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$4.4 M
Tides Foundation
$4.2 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$4.0 M
Comic Relief
$3.8 M
NoVo Foundation
$3.7 M
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$3.7 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$3.4 M

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
$89.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$45.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$40.1 M
Gender Equality
$32.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$21.8 M
$20.5 M
$20.2 M
$19.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$17.6 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$15.4 M
Transitional Justice
$14.3 M
International Development
$14.1 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$13.2 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$13.0 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$11.6 M
Conflict Resolution
$9.5 M
$6.9 M
$6.8 M
Gender-based Violence
$6.5 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$5.2 M
International and Regional Institutions
$4.4 M
Peace Negotiations
$2.1 M
$1.5 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$930.3 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

19% $65,187,585 440 Grants = 15%

Population Focus