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$93.7 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $56,628

Top Funders

Foundation to Promote Open Society
$10.9 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$9.1 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$8.7 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$5.7 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.5 M
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$3.1 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$3.0 M
Ford Foundation
$3.0 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.2 M
Humanity United
$2.1 M
Oak Foundation
$2.0 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.1 M
Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund
$1.0 M
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation
$1.0 M
Ploughshares Fund
$990.6 K
The Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc.
$985.0 K
Omidyar Network Fund, Inc.
$950.0 K
The Pershing Square Foundation
$878.6 K
The Nduna Foundation
$700.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$634.4 K
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
$600.0 K
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$600.0 K
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
$592.1 K
The San Francisco Foundation
$540.0 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
$22.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$21.9 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$8.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$7.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$5.9 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$5.1 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$5.0 M
$3.8 M
$3.3 M
$2.5 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.5 M
Gender Equality
$1.7 M
Transitional Justice
$1.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.3 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.2 M
International Development
$1.2 M
$820.7 K
International and Regional Institutions
$744.0 K
$449.7 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$240.0 K
$228.6 K
Gender-based Violence
$200.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$60.1 K
Peace Negotiations
$7.5 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

30% $28,404,540 103 Grants = 22%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.