Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

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$20.2 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

$4.9 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.2 M
Oak Foundation
$2.5 M
Humanity United
$1.4 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.0 M
Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
$814.5 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$790.5 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$650.0 K
The PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$500.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$450.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$400.0 K
Comic Relief
$375.9 K
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
$300.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$252.2 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$182.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$155.5 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$150.0 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$150.0 K
$130.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$126.8 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$109.7 K
American Express Foundation
$100.0 K
The Francis Family Foundation
$100.0 K
The Tudor Trust
$76.4 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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

3% $670,741 14 Grants = 10%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.