Research and Evaluation

Efforts to discover, collect, analyze, and interpret data, information, knowledge, and the applications of that knowledge.

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$57.2 Million
out of $350.7 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $100,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$29.7 M
Humanity United
$2.4 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.8 M
Ford Foundation
$1.7 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$1.5 M
The Charitable Foundation
$1.3 M
Robert & Ardis James Foundation
$1.1 M
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$996.1 K
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$975.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$846.5 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$770.4 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$730.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$719.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$673.6 K
The Stanley Foundation
$651.9 K
Oak Foundation
$628.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$455.5 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$435.7 K
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$405.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$375.0 K
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
$359.3 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$309.0 K
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
$300.0 K
The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress
$296.0 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

National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$13.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$13.6 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$11.0 M
$5.0 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.2 M
$3.4 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.7 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.4 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.2 M
$2.0 M
Gender Equality
$1.9 M
International Development
$1.9 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.6 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.1 M
$1.1 M
$955.7 K
Transitional Justice
$751.8 K
Conflict Resolution
$305.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$280.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$242.5 K
$35.0 K

Regional Focus