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$121.5 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$15.9 M
Nationale Postcode Loterij
$14.2 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$7.4 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Oak Foundation
$5.0 M
United Nations Foundation
$4.9 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$4.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.5 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$3.4 M
Ford Foundation
$2.8 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$2.7 M
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$2.7 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.9 M
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$1.8 M
Humanity United
$1.7 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.6 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$1.5 M
The Charitable Foundation
$1.5 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$1.5 M
The Stanley Foundation
$1.4 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$1.3 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$1.2 M
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation
$1.2 M
Robert & Ardis James Foundation
$1.1 M
Eugene and Emily Grant Family Foundation
$1.1 M

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
$45.2 M
Nuclear Issues
$18.1 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$12.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$7.0 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$7.0 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$6.3 M
$5.5 M
Gender Equality
$4.6 M
Transitional Justice
$4.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$4.0 M
$3.7 M
International Development
$3.6 M
Conflict Resolution
$3.1 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.8 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.8 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.2 M
$710.0 K
$604.1 K
Gender-based Violence
$538.0 K
$489.1 K
$452.9 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$364.9 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

35% $42,919,687 152 Grants = 26%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.