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$50.8 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$18.2 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$6.5 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$5.1 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$2.2 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.6 M
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$1.5 M
Ford Foundation
$1.4 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
Oak Foundation
$865.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$750.0 K
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
$699.8 K
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
$690.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$500.0 K
Bright Horizon Foundation
$500.0 K
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
$495.1 K
The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$362.2 K
Colombe Peace Foundation
$345.0 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$319.4 K
American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds
$270.0 K
Dan Murphy Foundation
$250.0 K
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$250.0 K
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$230.0 K
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
$219.5 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$213.1 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
$17.5 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$9.3 M
Nuclear Issues
$9.2 M
$6.0 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.8 M
Transitional Justice
$1.7 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.7 M
Gender Equality
$1.6 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.3 M
$1.2 M
$1.2 M
$975.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$848.8 K
$830.9 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$830.5 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$829.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$785.1 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$734.4 K
Accountability and Transparency
$678.1 K
$595.0 K
International Development
$110.8 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$62.5 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

9% $4,796,310 41 Grants = 11%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.