Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

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

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$113.6 Million
out of $435.4 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $40,000

Top Funders

Open Society Institute
$16.4 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$11.6 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$9.0 M
Oak Foundation
$8.7 M
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$7.2 M
Tides Foundation
$5.3 M
NoVo Foundation
$5.1 M
Bohemian Foundation
$5.0 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$4.8 M
Ford Foundation
$3.7 M
Good Ventures Foundation
$3.0 M
Peace Direct
$2.8 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.7 M
Humanity United
$2.7 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$2.7 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$2.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.5 M
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$1.9 M
Skoll Global Threats Fund
$1.9 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$1.8 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.7 M
The National Lottery Community Fund
$1.4 M
American Friends Service Committee
$1.3 M
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$942.9 K
Pro Victimis Foundation
$912.4 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
$22.2 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$20.1 M
Accountability and Transparency
$13.9 M
Transitional Justice
$13.7 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$12.6 M
Gender Equality
$9.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$8.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$6.4 M
$5.3 M
$4.8 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$4.2 M
$3.2 M
International Development
$2.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.6 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.1 M
$1.8 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.5 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.2 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.2 M
$1.1 M
Peace Negotiations
$559.5 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$384.9 K
$194.8 K

Regional Focus