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$18.0 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $21,600

Top Funders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.2 M
Oak Foundation
$2.8 M
Humanity United
$1.1 M
NoVo Foundation
$872.2 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$857.7 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$850.5 K
Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
$814.5 K
Ford Foundation
$500.0 K
The PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$421.5 K
The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
The Wunderkinder Foundation
$400.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$400.0 K
Comic Relief
$375.9 K
$320.8 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$252.2 K
New Israel Foundation
$244.3 K
American Jewish World Service
$238.9 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$225.0 K
Greater Houston Community Foundation
$210.0 K
$207.6 K
GHR Foundation
$200.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$182.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$155.5 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$150.0 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

$12.6 M
Gender Equality
$4.0 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$3.1 M
International Development
$1.7 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.4 M
Conflict Resolution
$870.5 K
$792.0 K
$528.2 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$526.9 K
Transitional Justice
$241.5 K
Gender-based Violence
$207.6 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$202.6 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$200.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$195.0 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$135.0 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$86.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$55.8 K
Accountability and Transparency
$41.9 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$7.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

12% $2,133,485 30 Grants = 15%

Sample Grants

  • King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $38,282 to Help Without Frontiers

    For assistance, education, and food to thousands of migrant and refugee children from Burma/Myanmar along the border with Thailand.

  • Arab Human Rights Fund
    awarded a grant for $39,941 to Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance Egypt

    To directly serve 500 Syrian asylum seekers by providing them with information/advice on the asylum procedures and obtaining temporary protection from UNHCR.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $800,000 to International Rescue Committee

    For emergency relief for conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic.