Grants that refer to issues related to militarism, the Pentagon budget, and military spending. Militarism is the belief, opinion, or desire of a person or group to pursue excessive military capability and use of force in order to aggressively defend, promote, or gain power, achieve a national agenda, or pursue national interests.

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$1.5 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

Colombe Peace Foundation
$1.1 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$105.0 K
Jubitz Family Foundation
$67.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$61.1 K
Mama Cash
$58.3 K
Stewart R. Mott Foundation
$25.0 K
Fund for Nonviolence
$10.0 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

7% $105,427 3 Grants = 10%

Sample Grants

  • Jubitz Family Foundation
    awarded a grant for $15,000 to PeaceVoice

    For support for an organization devoted to changing the U.S. national conversation about the possibilities of peace and justice, and the inadvisability of war and injustice.

  • Colombe Foundation
    awarded a grant for $90,000 to USAction Education Fund

    For continued efforts to integrate Pentagon budget reduction, federal budget priorities, and militarism issues as core to USAction Education Fund and its state-based affiliates, national partners, and allies.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $500,000 to National Security Initiative

    For general operating support to bolster the National Security Initiative for anticipated debates over Iran diplomacy and the Pentagon budget.