Leadership and Professional Development

Professional development of management, boards, staff, and volunteers. Includes leadership development, recruiting, training, and salaries.

Select Year

$2.7 Million
out of $328.2 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

Comic Relief
$574.9 K
GHR Foundation
$363.9 K
Ford Foundation
$300.0 K
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
$215.8 K
American Jewish World Service
$176.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$175.0 K
Catalyst for Peace
$142.8 K
National Endowment for Democracy
$135.1 K
Secure World Foundation
$81.8 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$70.0 K
$66.6 K
Peace Direct
$63.6 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$50.0 K
ViiV Healthcare
$45.5 K
The ARCA Foundation
$35.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$35.0 K
African Women's Development Fund
$30.0 K
Mama Cash
$24.4 K
Chino Cienega Foundation
$20.0 K
Mize Family Foundation
$15.0 K
EMpower - The Emerging Markets Foundation
$15.0 K
Bernard and Sandra Otterman Foundation
$10.0 K
Fundación AVINA
$9.1 K
$8.0 K
Ukrainian Women's Fund
$7.4 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
$1.3 M
Conflict Resolution
$435.0 K
Gender Equality
$407.9 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$363.9 K
Nuclear Issues
$255.0 K
International Development
$215.8 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$112.7 K
$101.8 K
$94.9 K
Transitional Justice
$68.3 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$55.8 K
Gender-based Violence
$47.0 K
$25.0 K
$20.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$8.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$5.0 K

Regional Focus