Leadership and Professional Development

Professional development of management, boards, staff, and volunteers. Includes leadership development, recruiting, training, and salaries.

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$9.2 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$2.2 M
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$975.0 K
Oak Foundation
$750.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$749.1 K
$612.9 K
NoVo Foundation
$600.0 K
The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress
$566.1 K
Catalyst for Peace
$386.4 K
Bernard and Sandra Otterman Foundation
$300.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$253.8 K
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$250.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$175.0 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$159.6 K
United States Institute of Peace
$129.4 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$105.0 K
Humanity United
$102.9 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$88.0 K
African Women's Development Fund
$56.6 K
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
$55.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$40.0 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$40.0 K
Peace Direct
$36.1 K
United Methodist Women
$36.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$36.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$32.0 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

$3.8 M
Gender Equality
$2.1 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.2 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.1 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$612.0 K
Nuclear Issues
$550.0 K
$407.2 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$283.0 K
$253.8 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$250.0 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$250.0 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$156.6 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$152.9 K
Conflict Resolution
$143.4 K
International and Regional Institutions
$102.9 K
$78.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$35.0 K
Transitional Justice
$30.0 K
Accountability and Transparency
$30.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$5.0 K

Regional Focus