This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2018. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area.

$376.8 Million
2,539 Grants
for all peace and security in 2018
Median Grant Amount: $31,780

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$47.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$40.7 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$38.6 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$17.7 M
Ford Foundation
$16.7 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$16.0 M
NoVo Foundation
$11.7 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$10.3 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$8.9 M
Oak Foundation
$8.1 M
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
$7.0 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$6.4 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$6.3 M
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
$6.2 M
Humanity United
$6.1 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$5.9 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$5.3 M
Ploughshares Fund
$4.8 M
The Starr Foundation
$4.1 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$3.9 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$3.9 M
New Israel Foundation
$3.9 M
GHR Foundation
$3.4 M
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$3.0 M
Walton Family Foundation
$2.7 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
$75.9 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$53.5 M
Nuclear Issues
$51.9 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$34.9 M
Gender Equality
$31.7 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$28.6 M
Accountability and Transparency
$19.6 M
$18.9 M
International Development
$18.4 M
$16.9 M
$15.2 M
Transitional Justice
$15.2 M
$14.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$13.9 M
$7.4 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$7.3 M
Gender-based Violence
$5.6 M
International and Regional Institutions
$5.3 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$5.2 M
Conflict Resolution
$4.8 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$3.6 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$2.8 M
$2.3 M
Peace Negotiations
$1.5 M

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

17% $64,632,176 536 Grants = 21%

Population Focus