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$45.1 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,208

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$6.2 M
Robbins Family Foundation
$6.0 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.6 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.5 M
The International Development Research Centre
$2.0 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.7 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.6 M
Ford Foundation
$1.6 M
Oak Foundation
$1.3 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$1.0 M
The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc.
$985.0 K
Comic Relief
$888.3 K
The Tudor Trust
$828.5 K
The Pershing Square Foundation
$750.0 K
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$594.1 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$575.5 K
Peace Direct
$571.7 K
United States Institute of Peace
$551.5 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$430.1 K
Central Valley Community Foundation
$420.0 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$350.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$340.0 K
Greater Houston Community Foundation
$300.0 K
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$7.4 M
Gender Equality
$7.0 M
International Development
$7.0 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$6.1 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$5.8 M
$4.5 M
$3.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.8 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.2 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.4 M
$1.4 M
Transitional Justice
$1.1 M
Nuclear Issues
$1.1 M
$877.6 K
Accountability and Transparency
$633.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$496.5 K
Conflict Resolution
$475.8 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$285.6 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$178.2 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$132.8 K
Peace Negotiations
$38.8 K
$20.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$4.0 K
$3.8 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

8% $3,558,840 52 Grants = 12%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.