Grants focused on migrants, refugees, internally-displaced peoples, and asylum seekers. Conflict-related migration can occur as a result of people fleeing violence, war, genocide, and/or political transition.

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

$7.6 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$2.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.1 M
Oak Foundation
$1.0 M
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$500.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$430.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$284.4 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$200.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$138.0 K
American Friends Service Committee
$128.1 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$120.9 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$116.0 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$100.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$80.0 K
Tides Foundation
$75.0 K
Humanity United
$50.0 K
Greater Houston Community Foundation
$50.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$50.0 K
The Tinker Foundation Inc.
$45.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$40.1 K
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
$40.0 K
Disability Rights Fund, Inc.
$35.0 K
Peace Direct
$33.2 K
Madre Inc
$30.0 K
$29.2 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’.


Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

4% $333,107 4 Grants = 6%

Sample Grants

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East

    For refugees in Iraq and Syria.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Urban Justice Center

    For its Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $1,000,000 to CARE USA

    To respond to the emergency needs of the refugees and returnees from Nigeria in the Diffa Region of Niger.