Asia and the Pacific

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$32.9 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$14.2 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$3.7 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.1 M
Oak Foundation
$1.9 M
The Charitable Foundation
$1.4 M
$1.1 M
American Jewish World Service
$899.4 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$781.1 K
Ford Foundation
$656.5 K
The International Development Research Centre
$508.8 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$500.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$400.0 K
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$376.7 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$350.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$324.2 K
Bernard and Sandra Otterman Foundation
$300.0 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$255.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$225.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$216.5 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$216.1 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$206.6 K
Tamalpais Trust
$200.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$176.2 K
Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
$150.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$126.4 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’.

Issue Focus

Nuclear Issues
$7.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$6.7 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$6.7 M
$2.7 M
International Development
$2.5 M
Gender Equality
$2.4 M
$1.9 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.3 M
Transitional Justice
$1.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.0 M
Accountability and Transparency
$884.8 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$817.1 K
$685.0 K
$669.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$322.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$299.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$239.6 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$229.2 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$37.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$27.0 K
$2.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

5% $1,484,471 25 Grants = 8%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.