International and Regional Institutions

Grants made to reinforce efforts focused on establishing strong, stable, and effective multi-lateral, multi-national, and regional organizations and institutions (e.g., NATO, UN, African Union). It also includes work around international law and economic institutions (e.g., World Bank, IMF) within conflict-affected contexts.

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$4.4 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $37,476

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$1.9 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$601.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$504.8 K
Humanity United
$462.5 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$250.0 K
Secure World Foundation
$185.9 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$110.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$66.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$65.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$60.0 K
The Global Fund for Children
$60.0 K
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
$55.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$40.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$31.7 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$27.8 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$25.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$20.0 K
$7.5 K
Fund 1818
$5.6 K
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
$5.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$4.9 K
Nexus Fund
$3.6 K
Ukrainian Women's Fund

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’.

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

12% $540,000 4 Grants = 10%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Citizens for Global Solutions

    For helping to create a strong United Nations capable of solving problems that nations cannot solve on their own.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Chicago Council on Global Affairs

    For a Task Force on NATO nuclear weapons that will examine policy options and recommendations.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to Center for Civilians In Conflict

    For work on civilian protection in sub-Saharan Africa, with a specific focus on the African Union, United Nations, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and South Sudan.