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$41.2 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $22,200

Top Funders

Oak Foundation
$5.7 M
$5.0 M
United Nations Foundation
$4.6 M
NoVo Foundation
$3.4 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$3.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.5 M
Comic Relief
$2.3 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$1.7 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.7 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$1.2 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$770.0 K
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$555.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$469.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$440.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$401.5 K
The Wunderkinder Foundation
$400.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$383.4 K
Peace Direct
$340.8 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$333.3 K
Stephen Lewis Foundation
$270.0 K
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality
$260.0 K
Tides Foundation
$219.7 K
$213.5 K
United States Institute of Peace
$208.7 K
Gill Foundation
$200.0 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$15.5 M
Gender Equality
$12.3 M
$10.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.1 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.0 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.6 M
$1.2 M
$1.1 M
International Development
$1.0 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$699.7 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$534.9 K
Transitional Justice
$488.0 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$485.9 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$398.8 K
Accountability and Transparency
$311.9 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$233.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$199.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$145.0 K
$125.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$73.9 K
Nuclear Issues
$7.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

9% $3,572,886 68 Grants = 19%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.