Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

$36.3 Million
out of $247.9 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $36,500

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$5.2 M
The Oak Foundation
$4.0 M
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.6 M
Peace Direct
$2.8 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.7 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.6 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.5 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$2.2 M
The Global Fund for Women
$1.9 M
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$1.9 M
Colombe Foundation
$1.8 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.7 M
Humanity United
$1.3 M
King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
$917.2 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$719.5 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung, GmbH
$683.9 K
$351.6 K
Public Welfare Foundation, Inc.
$320.0 K
Buffett Early Childhood Fund
$300.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$290.0 K
U.S. Institute of Peace
$246.0 K
The Charitable Foundation
$237.2 K
Bridgeway Foundation
$220.0 K
$185.8 K
Channel Foundation
$165.0 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
$11.8 M
Nuclear Issues
$8.0 M
Gender Equality
$5.4 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$5.1 M
Transitional Justice
$2.1 M
$2.0 M
Accountability and Transparency
$1.6 M
$1.4 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.1 M
Conflict Resolution
$951.6 K
$908.5 K
International Development
$850.7 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$835.8 K
$720.5 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$645.9 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$623.8 K
$509.8 K
$401.7 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$369.9 K
International and Regional Institutions
$293.1 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$219.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$105.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$79.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$75.5 K

Regional Focus