Middle East and North Africa

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$46.6 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,156

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$8.6 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.9 M
Open Society Institute
$3.6 M
Ford Foundation
$3.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$2.6 M
Oak Foundation
$2.6 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$1.7 M
Adelson Family Foundation
$1.6 M
Bloomberg Philanthropies
$1.5 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.1 M
Tides Foundation
$1.0 M
NoVo Foundation
$800.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$715.7 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$682.0 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$660.0 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$600.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
United States Institute of Peace
$441.7 K
$434.3 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$420.0 K
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
$378.8 K
New Israel Foundation
$368.3 K
Comic Relief
$337.6 K
American Friends Service Committee
$323.0 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

General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$21.3 M
$6.8 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$6.5 M
$5.2 M
Nuclear Issues
$5.1 M
Gender Equality
$4.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$3.8 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.2 M
Transitional Justice
$1.0 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.0 M
$886.6 K
International Development
$847.0 K
$777.6 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$711.1 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$658.2 K
Accountability and Transparency
$600.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$551.3 K
$309.3 K
Conflict Resolution
$186.1 K
$25.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

14% $6,514,469 81 Grants = 20%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.