Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

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$109.9 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $27,000

Top Funders

Oak Foundation
$17.8 M
$8.0 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$7.3 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$5.6 M
The International Development Research Centre
$4.6 M
United Nations Foundation
$4.6 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$3.8 M
NoVo Foundation
$3.7 M
Comic Relief UK
$3.3 M
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$2.9 M
New Israel Foundation
$2.9 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.8 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.7 M
Humanity United
$2.4 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$2.0 M
Ford Foundation
$2.0 M
Tides Foundation
$1.9 M
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$1.9 M
The Stanley Foundation
$1.7 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.6 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$1.5 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.5 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$1.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.4 M
King Baudouin Foundation
$1.3 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
$24.2 M
Gender Equality
$23.2 M
$11.4 M
Accountability and Transparency
$9.3 M
Transitional Justice
$8.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$6.9 M
$6.6 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$6.4 M
$6.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$6.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$5.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$5.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$4.9 M
Conflict Resolution
$4.9 M
International Development
$4.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.4 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.8 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$2.2 M
$2.0 M
Peace Negotiations
$1.3 M
$1.0 M
$901.2 K
International and Regional Institutions
$628.3 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$267.0 K

Regional Focus