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$26.3 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $26,200

Top Funders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.7 M
The Skoll Foundation
$2.2 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$2.0 M
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$1.9 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.3 M
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$1.1 M
The National Lottery Community Fund
$1.0 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.0 M
The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc.
$985.0 K
Ford Foundation
$875.0 K
Oak Foundation
$855.0 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$825.4 K
The Pershing Square Foundation
$750.0 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$618.9 K
Peace Direct
$571.9 K
NoVo Foundation
$480.0 K
Central Valley Community Foundation
$470.0 K
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
$468.7 K
Unbound Philanthropy
$413.2 K
The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$400.0 K
Greater Houston Community Foundation
$300.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$300.0 K
Flora Family Foundation
$260.0 K
United States Institute of Peace
$253.0 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

$12.9 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$5.3 M
Gender Equality
$5.2 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$3.3 M
International Development
$1.9 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.2 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$793.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$735.7 K
Transitional Justice
$520.0 K
$346.8 K
$285.2 K
Conflict Resolution
$267.5 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$181.2 K
Accountability and Transparency
$100.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$26.2 K
$4.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

16% $4,083,991 34 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $38,282 to Help Without Frontiers

    For assistance, education, and food to thousands of migrant and refugee children from Burma/Myanmar along the border with Thailand.

  • Arab Human Rights Fund
    awarded a grant for $39,941 to Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance Egypt

    To directly serve 500 Syrian asylum seekers by providing them with information/advice on the asylum procedures and obtaining temporary protection from UNHCR.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $800,000 to International Rescue Committee

    For emergency relief for conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic.