North America

$64.4 Million
out of $247.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$27.2 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$7.4 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$4.4 M
Ford Foundation
$1.7 M
Colombe Foundation
$1.6 M
Ploughshares Fund
$1.5 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$1.4 M
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$1.4 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$1.4 M
The Democracy Fund
$1.3 M
The Oak Foundation
$1.2 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$994.4 K
The Ahmanson Foundation
$963.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$860.0 K
GHR Foundation
$846.2 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung, GmbH
$803.9 K
The Spencer Foundation
$800.5 K
Public Welfare Foundation, Inc.
$620.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$529.3 K
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$500.0 K
The David Tepper Charitable Foundation, Inc.
$400.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$379.0 K
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
$375.0 K
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
$350.0 K
The Rockefeller Foundation
$350.0 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 - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$18.6 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$13.1 M
Nuclear Issues
$12.1 M
$5.6 M
$5.4 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$3.3 M
Gender Equality
$2.9 M
$2.8 M
$2.0 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.2 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$972.4 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$853.2 K
Gender-based Violence
$780.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$779.3 K
$775.0 K
Accountability and Transparency
$369.0 K
Transitional Justice
$357.3 K
$330.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$145.6 K
International and Regional Institutions
$86.0 K
International Development
$36.5 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

7% $4,367,280 96 Grants = 22%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.