This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2017. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area.

$435.4 Million
2,162 Grants
for all peace and security in 2017
Median Grant Amount: $50,000

Top Funders

Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$55.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$46.3 M
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$30.1 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$26.0 M
Ford Foundation
$21.0 M
Open Society Institute
$19.9 M
NoVo Foundation
$16.3 M
Oak Foundation
$16.3 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$14.5 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$12.6 M
The Skoll Foundation
$11.3 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$10.6 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$10.2 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$9.2 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$8.5 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
Humanity United
$7.0 M
Tides Foundation
$6.2 M
Bohemian Foundation
$5.0 M
Good Ventures Foundation
$5.0 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$4.8 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$4.5 M
GHR Foundation
$4.3 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$3.7 M
Peace Direct
$3.7 M

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
$100.8 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$70.9 M
Nuclear Issues
$48.1 M
$44.9 M
Transitional Justice
$41.2 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$34.7 M
International Development
$31.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$27.0 M
Gender Equality
$24.3 M
Accountability and Transparency
$21.2 M
$18.8 M
$16.4 M
$15.1 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$9.5 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$8.6 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$8.2 M
$7.8 M
Gender-based Violence
$6.3 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$4.5 M
International and Regional Institutions
$3.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.7 M
$1.2 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$775.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$709.6 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $62,326,956 407 Grants = 19%

Population Focus