Asia and the Pacific

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$33.8 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $42,581

Top Funders

National Endowment for Democracy
$10.7 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$7.9 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$5.4 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$1.4 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.1 M
American Jewish World Service
$792.0 K
The International Development Research Centre
$663.8 K
Ploughshares Fund
$640.9 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$542.2 K
Tamalpais Trust
$400.0 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$350.0 K
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$310.0 K
Ford Foundation
$250.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$250.0 K
Oak Foundation
$240.0 K
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
$218.8 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$218.0 K
Chino Cienega Foundation
$208.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$203.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$150.0 K
Peace Direct
$147.7 K
Mama Cash
$122.1 K
Secure World Foundation
$100.3 K
KIOS-The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights
$95.8 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$92.5 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$7.7 M
$6.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$5.8 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.3 M
Gender Equality
$2.2 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.1 M
International Development
$1.8 M
Transitional Justice
$1.6 M
$1.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.2 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.2 M
$1.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$930.4 K
Conflict Resolution
$851.9 K
Peace Negotiations
$661.1 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$642.0 K
$577.4 K
$371.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$178.5 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$154.6 K
$100.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$64.5 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

4% $1,481,601 24 Grants = 7%

Sample Grants

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $40,000 to Burma Partnership

    To increase regional and international support for Burma's democracy and ethnic rights movement by lobbying regional actors and supporting local groups to strengthen their media outreach and advocacy efforts.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    awarded a grant for $165,000 to Center for Strategic and International Studies

    For a project to explore the United States' approach to its nuclear technical cooperation agreement with Korea.

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    awarded a grant for $200,000 to Atlantic Council of the United States

    To assess Japan's future defense needs against the backdrop of Asia's evolving security dynamics.