This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2018. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area. Grants from 2018 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$239.3 Million
1,471 Grants
for all peace and security in 2018
Median Grant Amount: $40,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$46.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$30.5 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$16.6 M
Ford Foundation
$16.4 M
Oak Foundation
$14.4 M
NoVo Foundation
$11.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$10.2 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$6.4 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$6.2 M
Humanity United
$6.1 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$6.0 M
Ploughshares Fund
$4.1 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$3.8 M
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$3.7 M
New Israel Foundation
$3.1 M
The Starr Foundation
$2.6 M
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$2.2 M
The Skoll Foundation
$2.2 M
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$2.2 M
Peace Direct
$2.1 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$2.1 M
King Baudouin Foundation
$1.9 M
Secure World Foundation
$1.7 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$1.6 M
American Friends Service Committee
$1.5 M

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
$46.6 M
Nuclear Issues
$37.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$30.0 M
Gender Equality
$28.5 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$20.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$17.4 M
International Development
$14.9 M
$14.6 M
$13.7 M
Gender-based Violence
$11.7 M
Accountability and Transparency
$9.3 M
$8.7 M
Transitional Justice
$8.0 M
$7.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$7.4 M
$5.9 M
International and Regional Institutions
$4.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$4.2 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$3.8 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$2.6 M
Conflict Resolution
$2.2 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$2.0 M
$1.8 M
Peace Negotiations
$1.3 M

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

16% $38,081,067 247 Grants = 17%

Population Focus