Middle East and North Africa

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$41.0 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$9.9 M
National Endowment for Democracy
$5.5 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$2.3 M
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
$1.9 M
Ford Foundation
$1.9 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.8 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$1.6 M
Adelson Family Foundation
$1.5 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.4 M
The Skoll Foundation
$900.0 K
Central Valley Community Foundation
$890.0 K
The Pershing Square Foundation
$750.0 K
$732.4 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$550.0 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$550.0 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$522.3 K
$510.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$495.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$474.0 K
Comic Relief
$382.2 K
United States Institute of Peace
$376.6 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$344.1 K
One8 Foundation
$300.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$266.9 K
Flora Family Foundation
$260.0 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$10.5 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$8.3 M
$5.9 M
Gender Equality
$4.1 M
Nuclear Issues
$3.6 M
International Development
$3.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.9 M
$2.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.3 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.1 M
$1.9 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.8 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.4 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.2 M
Transitional Justice
$747.2 K
International and Regional Institutions
$448.2 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$377.8 K
Conflict Resolution
$332.2 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$247.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$137.2 K
$65.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$5.0 K
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

13% $5,290,237 77 Grants = 19%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.