Middle East and North Africa

$28.9 Million
out of $247.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $24,042

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$6.6 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.9 M
Ford Foundation
$3.3 M
The Oak Foundation
$2.6 M
The International Development Research Centre
$1.5 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.1 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.1 M
The Global Fund for Women
$682.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$600.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$513.1 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung, GmbH
$420.0 K
$420.0 K
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
$378.8 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$376.4 K
Comic Relief UK
$337.6 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$303.8 K
$286.5 K
Foundation for Middle East Peace
$267.5 K
Bernard and Sandra Otterman Foundation
$264.9 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$241.0 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$225.0 K
John Templeton Foundation
$217.4 K
New Israel Fund
$215.6 K
The Leichtag Foundation
$213.3 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 - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$7.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$6.8 M
$4.8 M
$3.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$3.4 M
Gender Equality
$2.3 M
Nuclear Issues
$1.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$1.2 M
$886.6 K
$653.5 K
Transitional Justice
$640.2 K
Accountability and Transparency
$600.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$534.0 K
International Development
$467.1 K
$410.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$350.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$290.2 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$191.1 K
Conflict Resolution
$186.1 K
$126.3 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

15% $4,254,933 85 Grants = 25%

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.