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$31.4 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $20,000

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$11.8 M
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$2.5 M
Peace Direct
$2.1 M
Ford Foundation
$1.9 M
American Friends Service Committee
$1.2 M
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$1.2 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$860.0 K
The Spencer Foundation
$800.5 K
The National Lottery Community Fund
$698.6 K
The International Development Research Centre
$696.8 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$660.0 K
Oak Foundation
$640.4 K
GHR Foundation
$556.2 K
Comic Relief
$458.4 K
Humanity United
$428.4 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$405.0 K
The California Wellness Foundation
$400.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$390.0 K
Tides Foundation
$369.4 K
Buffett Early Childhood Fund
$300.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$300.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$285.0 K
$237.7 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$226.0 K
The Wunderkinder Foundation
$200.0 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’.

Issue Focus

International Development
$6.8 M
$4.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$4.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$3.8 M
$2.7 M
Gender Equality
$1.9 M
Transitional Justice
$1.9 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$1.6 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.6 M
$1.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.1 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$628.4 K
Gender-based Violence
$420.6 K
Conflict Resolution
$410.1 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$297.4 K
International and Regional Institutions
$68.4 K
Peace Negotiations
$39.5 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$38.0 K
$13.5 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$11.1 K
Nuclear Issues
$7.5 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

16% $5,088,627 56 Grants = 21%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.