Women and Girls

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$40.3 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $20,000

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$13.3 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$4.5 M
Oak Foundation
$3.1 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.9 M
Ford Foundation
$2.8 M
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$2.0 M
Foundation for a Just Society
$1.7 M
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$1.5 M
Peace Direct
$1.4 M
Pro Victimis Foundation
$979.6 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$717.5 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$703.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$641.4 K
$597.0 K
Mama Cash
$514.7 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$350.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$335.0 K
Tides Foundation
$315.0 K
$305.5 K
African Women's Development Fund
$298.0 K
Comic Relief
$290.8 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$272.3 K
Open Society Institute
$265.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$250.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$240.0 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

Gender Equality
$20.5 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$8.3 M
International Development
$6.4 M
$4.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.3 M
$3.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$3.3 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.7 M
$1.0 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$819.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$782.7 K
Transitional Justice
$538.9 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$532.8 K
Peace Negotiations
$470.0 K
$441.0 K
Accountability and Transparency
$227.5 K
Nuclear Issues
$195.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$154.2 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$84.8 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$27.8 K
$20.0 K
$10.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$6.5 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

18% $7,325,919 75 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.