North America

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$53.6 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$9.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$6.7 M
Ploughshares Fund
$6.7 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$5.4 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$3.2 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$3.0 M
The Stanton Foundation
$1.8 M
Tides Foundation
$1.7 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$910.0 K
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$815.0 K
Ford Foundation
$771.5 K
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$748.0 K
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$722.5 K
GPD Charitable Trust
$561.8 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$479.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$466.0 K
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
$449.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$412.0 K
Omidyar Network Fund, Inc.
$400.0 K
The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$325.0 K
Secure World Foundation
$297.6 K
Cisco Systems Foundation
$275.0 K
Cherna Moskowitz Foundation
$270.0 K
Google Foundation
$250.0 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

Nuclear Issues
$17.5 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$16.6 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$13.8 M
$6.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.6 M
Gender Equality
$1.4 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.2 M
$1.2 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.2 M
$1.1 M
$886.1 K
International Development
$835.5 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$718.0 K
$559.5 K
Transitional Justice
$547.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$430.3 K
Gender-based Violence
$354.6 K
Conflict Resolution
$326.7 K
$251.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$185.5 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$86.9 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$7.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

15% $8,249,358 68 Grants = 13%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.