Middle East and North Africa

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$48.5 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$9.0 M
Oak Foundation
$5.3 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$5.2 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.8 M
New Israel Foundation
$2.9 M
The International Development Research Centre
$2.5 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$2.2 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.4 M
The Jay and Jean Schottenstein Foundation
$1.1 M
Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
$814.5 K
Ford Foundation
$750.0 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$690.0 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$600.0 K
United States Institute of Peace
$542.3 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$530.0 K
The Skoll Foundation
$500.0 K
The PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
$496.9 K
NoVo Foundation
$465.0 K
One8 Foundation
$460.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$404.8 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$390.0 K
$352.9 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$310.8 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$12.2 M
Nuclear Issues
$11.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$10.8 M
$8.3 M
$5.4 M
Gender Equality
$5.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.5 M
$3.3 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$3.0 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.9 M
International Development
$1.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.0 M
Conflict Resolution
$986.1 K
Gender-based Violence
$707.1 K
International and Regional Institutions
$555.1 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$412.6 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$352.8 K
Transitional Justice
$338.8 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$150.0 K
$75.0 K
$20.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

8% $4,050,542 87 Grants = 17%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.