Climate Security and Natural Resource Management

Grants focused on the access to, management of, and control of natural resources and grants looking at the relationship between climate change and conflict. As natural resources and climate change can be a conflict trigger and driver, ensuring climate security and transparent management of natural resources are essential for creating resilient societies.

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Grants from 2018 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$7.4 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $44,000

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$1.9 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$1.8 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.1 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$981.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$500.0 K
Oak Foundation
$250.0 K
The Stanley Foundation
$231.8 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$200.0 K
Peace Direct
$177.4 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$150.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$110.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$84.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$57.3 K
Meyer Memorial Trust
$30.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$25.0 K
Thousand Currents
$20.0 K
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
$10.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$10.0 K
Pangea: Giving for Global Change
$7.5 K
Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund
$7.5 K
New Israel Foundation
$5.8 K
$2.5 K
Fondo Accion Solidaria

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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

40% $2,989,000 7 Grants = 21%

Sample Grants

  • Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Security Project

    To support the Climate Change and Threats to Global Security gathering.

  • The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
    awarded a grant for $45,000 to Center for Naval Analyses

    For both a private roundtable discussion with the Military Advisory Board and Jackson Foundation to examine the impact of climate change on national security and a public forum with policymakers, military, and other experts to discuss the accelerating impacts of climate change in advance of the Paris COP.

  • Ford Foundation
    awarded a grant for $400,000 to Social Science Research Council

    To facilitate the High Level Working Group on Mining and Development in Colombia's efforts to reduce conflict, influence policy, and minimize the negative impacts of the extractive resource industry.