Women and Girls

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$45.6 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $20,000

Top Funders

Bloomberg Philanthropies
$5.0 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$4.0 M
Oak Foundation
$3.8 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.6 M
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$2.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.9 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$1.5 M
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$1.4 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.3 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
The National Lottery Community Fund
$1.1 M
Ford Foundation
$1.0 M
The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc.
$985.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$850.0 K
$835.2 K
The International Development Research Centre
$815.5 K
The Pershing Square Foundation
$750.0 K
GHR Foundation
$747.3 K
American Jewish World Service
$679.5 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$570.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$535.6 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$500.0 K
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$394.1 K
Mama Cash
$387.9 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$351.5 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

Gender Equality
$25.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$5.7 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$5.3 M
$5.3 M
Gender-based Violence
$5.1 M
$4.0 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.8 M
$1.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.3 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.2 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.1 M
Transitional Justice
$922.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$591.3 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$511.2 K
$246.3 K
Nuclear Issues
$176.0 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$150.0 K
$140.0 K
$115.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$51.6 K
International Development
$14.6 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

9% $3,970,084 75 Grants = 15%

Sample Grants

  • Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises
    awarded a grant for $4,731 to Bosam

    To support for women's involvement in the peace negotiation process in Rutshuru Territory.

  • UN Women's Fund for Gender-Equality
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Afghanistan Watch

    To support the continued development of a national women's agenda in Afghanistan and the drafting of concrete policy recommendations for the advancement and preservation of women's rights, including on the role of women in peace talks, in the political and security transition and in politics at national and local levels.

  • NoVo Foundation
    awarded a grant for $303,470 to Elman Peace and Human Rights Center

    To support the scale-up of satellite and mobile services to new areas of Somalia where survivors of violence do not have response services and to improve efforts to respond to adolescent girls.