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$18.1 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $22,726

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$3.3 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.3 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$1.2 M
American Friends Service Committee
$945.4 K
Oak Foundation
$850.0 K
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$600.0 K
Peace Direct
$506.6 K
Caerus Foundation, Inc.
$500.0 K
Mensen met een Missie
$418.3 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$385.0 K
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$360.3 K
Comic Relief
$340.5 K
GHR Foundation
$314.3 K
Humanity United
$282.2 K
$268.1 K
Blue Shield of California Foundation
$250.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$250.0 K
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$225.0 K
African Women's Development Fund
$218.4 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$210.2 K
Bush Foundation
$207.0 K
The Chicago Community Trust
$206.5 K
Ed Rachal Foundation
$200.0 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$200.0 K
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$200.0 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

Gender Equality
$6.6 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.7 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.5 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$2.4 M
$1.8 M
$1.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.5 M
International Development
$1.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$693.8 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$493.9 K
$491.6 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$411.5 K
Transitional Justice
$313.6 K
Accountability and Transparency
$300.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$286.3 K
International and Regional Institutions
$241.4 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$210.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$134.4 K
Peace Negotiations
$50.0 K
Nuclear Issues
$25.0 K
$22.5 K
$11.2 K
$5.3 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

20% $3,589,175 42 Grants = 18%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.