$77.0 Million
out of $247.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $36,558

Top Funders

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$21.0 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$8.8 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$6.9 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$4.3 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$4.2 M
Ford Foundation
$3.9 M
The Oak Foundation
$3.5 M
NoVo Foundation
$3.0 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.6 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$2.3 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.3 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung, GmbH
$1.2 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.0 M
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$1.0 M
GHR Foundation
$962.0 K
Humanity United
$874.8 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$816.9 K
Ploughshares Fund
$747.5 K
The Nduna Foundation
$700.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$550.0 K
The Starr Foundation
$525.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$509.5 K
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
$456.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$435.0 K
The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
$385.0 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

Nuclear Issues
$40.1 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$16.2 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.2 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$4.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$4.0 M
Gender Equality
$3.5 M
Transitional Justice
$2.4 M
$1.4 M
$1.3 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$808.1 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$777.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$658.0 K
$596.7 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$447.5 K
International Development
$440.2 K
International and Regional Institutions
$335.0 K
$203.9 K
Peace Negotiations
$199.0 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$191.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$167.4 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$131.6 K
$35.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

21% $15,941,172 98 Grants = 27%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.