This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2016. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area.

$328.2 Million
2,605 Grants
for all peace and security in 2016
Median Grant Amount: $40,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$48.5 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$38.2 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$26.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$24.2 M
The Skoll Foundation
$17.4 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$13.3 M
Ford Foundation
$13.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$11.9 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$9.5 M
Oak Foundation
$7.5 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$6.0 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$5.9 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$5.0 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.7 M
The International Development Research Centre
$3.7 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$3.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.2 M
Humanity United
$3.2 M
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$3.1 M
NoVo Foundation
$3.0 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$2.7 M
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$2.5 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$2.5 M
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$2.3 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
$78.8 M
Nuclear Issues
$36.4 M
Gender Equality
$28.2 M
$26.7 M
International Development
$26.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$23.4 M
Accountability and Transparency
$17.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$16.5 M
Transitional Justice
$16.4 M
$15.5 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$15.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$13.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$12.1 M
$11.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$9.9 M
$9.2 M
$7.4 M
Conflict Resolution
$6.7 M
Gender-based Violence
$5.5 M
International and Regional Institutions
$3.7 M
Peace Negotiations
$2.3 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$2.3 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$2.0 M
$927.4 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $45,029,616 312 Grants = 12%

Population Focus