Women and Girls

$15.2 Million
out of $247.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $16,282

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$3.2 M
Ford Foundation
$2.4 M
The Global Fund for Women
$2.0 M
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$1.5 M
Peace Direct
$1.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$703.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$567.5 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$546.9 K
The Oak Foundation
$507.6 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$350.0 K
Fund For Global Human Rights, Inc.
$335.0 K
$305.5 K
Comic Relief UK
$290.8 K
African Women's Development Fund
$286.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung, GmbH
$240.0 K
California Community Foundation
$200.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$198.4 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$166.8 K
Colombe Foundation
$165.0 K
Channel Foundation
$165.0 K
Fondo De Mujeres Del Sur
$155.1 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$150.0 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$133.7 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$125.0 K
The MATCH International Women's Fund
$99.4 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

Gender Equality
$7.8 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$3.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.7 M
$1.6 M
$1.1 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$907.5 K
Transitional Justice
$582.8 K
$439.5 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$396.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$284.4 K
Accountability and Transparency
$227.5 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$219.7 K
Nuclear Issues
$195.0 K
$180.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$142.2 K
Conflict Resolution
$99.2 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$84.8 K
Peace Negotiations
$29.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$25.0 K
$10.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

22% $3,263,194 53 Grants = 19%

Sample Grants

  • Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises
    awarded a grant for $4,731 to Bosam

    To support for women's involvement in the peace negotiation process in Rutshuru Territory.

  • UN Women's Fund for Gender-Equality
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Afghanistan Watch

    To support the continued development of a national women's agenda in Afghanistan and the drafting of concrete policy recommendations for the advancement and preservation of women's rights, including on the role of women in peace talks, in the political and security transition and in politics at national and local levels.

  • NoVo Foundation
    awarded a grant for $303,470 to Elman Peace and Human Rights Center

    To support the scale-up of satellite and mobile services to new areas of Somalia where survivors of violence do not have response services and to improve efforts to respond to adolescent girls.