Climate Security and Natural Resource Management

Grants focused on the access to, management of, and control of natural resources and grants looking at the relationship between climate change and conflict. As natural resources and climate change can be a conflict trigger and driver, ensuring climate security and transparent management of natural resources are essential for creating resilient societies.

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$9.5 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.6 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.4 M
Ford Foundation
$2.2 M
Omidyar Network Fund, Inc.
$950.0 K
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security
$232.2 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$135.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$135.0 K
Open Society Institute
$100.0 K
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
$75.0 K
Mama Cash
$72.0 K
Meyer Memorial Trust
$70.0 K
Global Greengrants Fund, Inc.
$63.0 K
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
$55.0 K
Fondo De Mujeres Del Sur
$54.7 K
The Prospect Hill Foundation, Inc.
$50.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$50.0 K
The Swift Foundation
$50.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$50.0 K
The Christensen Fund
$40.0 K
The Bullitt Foundation
$40.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$40.0 K
Equality Fund
$39.8 K
The New York Community Trust
$18.0 K
Oregon Community Foundation
$15.0 K
$15.0 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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

48% $4,498,000 20 Grants = 33%

Sample Grants

  • Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Security Project

    To support the Climate Change and Threats to Global Security gathering.

  • The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
    awarded a grant for $45,000 to Center for Naval Analyses

    For both a private roundtable discussion with the Military Advisory Board and Jackson Foundation to examine the impact of climate change on national security and a public forum with policymakers, military, and other experts to discuss the accelerating impacts of climate change in advance of the Paris COP.

  • Ford Foundation
    awarded a grant for $400,000 to Social Science Research Council

    To facilitate the High Level Working Group on Mining and Development in Colombia's efforts to reduce conflict, influence policy, and minimize the negative impacts of the extractive resource industry.