This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2017. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area. Grants from 2017 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$247.9 Million
1,612 Grants
for all peace and security in 2017
Median Grant Amount: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$45.4 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$21.0 M
Ford Foundation
$20.1 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$17.6 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$17.4 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$11.7 M
The Oak Foundation
$11.5 M
The Skoll Foundation
$11.3 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$11.1 M
NoVo Foundation
$9.7 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$8.5 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$6.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$5.5 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung, GmbH
$4.8 M
Peace Direct
$3.7 M
Humanity United
$3.2 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$3.2 M
GHR Foundation
$3.0 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.7 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$2.5 M
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$2.4 M
The International Development Research Centre
$2.2 M
The Global Fund for Women
$2.0 M
Colombe Foundation
$1.9 M
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$1.9 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 - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$64.0 M
Nuclear Issues
$56.9 M
International Development
$21.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$19.3 M
Gender Equality
$14.0 M
$12.2 M
$11.4 M
$10.6 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$9.4 M
Accountability and Transparency
$9.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$8.1 M
$7.6 M
Transitional Justice
$7.5 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$5.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$5.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$3.9 M
$3.5 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.5 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.3 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.8 M
$1.4 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.0 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$717.1 K
Peace Negotiations
$328.1 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $34,803,152 345 Grants = 21%

Population Focus