Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

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$18.8 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $28,797

Top Funders

Oak Foundation
$2.8 M
Ford Foundation
$2.6 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.3 M
Tides Foundation
$1.6 M
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$1.0 M
Humanity United
$723.9 K
Comic Relief
$675.1 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$660.0 K
The International Development Research Centre
$596.5 K
Open Society Institute
$583.0 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$450.0 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$426.2 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$400.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$400.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$360.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$300.0 K
Hickey Family Foundation
$250.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$237.2 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$229.5 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$225.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$220.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$211.6 K
Center for Disaster Philanthropy Inc.
$200.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$153.1 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$150.0 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

4% $817,909 17 Grants = 13%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.