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$25.9 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $40,000

Top Funders

Oak Foundation
$4.2 M
NoVo Foundation
$3.6 M
Tides Foundation
$2.8 M
Ford Foundation
$2.6 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.0 M
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$1.2 M
The Spencer Foundation
$800.5 K
Open Society Institute
$733.0 K
Comic Relief
$675.1 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$660.0 K
GHR Foundation
$600.0 K
Humanity United
$588.9 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$576.2 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$550.0 K
The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$380.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$300.0 K
$290.7 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$250.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$237.2 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$229.6 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$229.5 K
Center for Disaster Philanthropy Inc.
$200.0 K
The Wunderkinder Foundation
$200.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$160.0 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

$15.0 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$3.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$3.2 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$3.1 M
Gender Equality
$2.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$775.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$587.8 K
International Development
$568.5 K
$358.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$300.0 K
$237.2 K
Conflict Resolution
$49.7 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$15.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$13.5 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

18% $4,772,200 22 Grants = 15%

Sample Grants

  • King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $38,282 to Help Without Frontiers

    For assistance, education, and food to thousands of migrant and refugee children from Burma/Myanmar along the border with Thailand.

  • Arab Human Rights Fund
    awarded a grant for $39,941 to Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance Egypt

    To directly serve 500 Syrian asylum seekers by providing them with information/advice on the asylum procedures and obtaining temporary protection from UNHCR.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $800,000 to International Rescue Committee

    For emergency relief for conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic.