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

$15.3 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $40,094

Top Funders

NoVo Foundation
$4.1 M
Ford Foundation
$3.5 M
Oak Foundation
$2.4 M
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$500.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$434.4 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$430.0 K
Madre Inc
$285.4 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$229.1 K
Foundation for a Just Society
$200.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$200.0 K
Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Inc.
$150.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$148.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$145.5 K
Proteus Fund, Inc.
$125.0 K
The Fund for New Jersey
$121.0 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$120.9 K
American Friends Service Committee
$113.5 K
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$100.0 K
Tides Foundation
$90.0 K
Thousand Currents
$80.0 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$50.0 K
Greater Houston Community Foundation
$50.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$50.0 K
Marguerite Casey Foundation
$50.0 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

$6.3 M
Gender Equality
$5.9 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.5 M
$1.5 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.1 M
Gender-based Violence
$665.4 K
$610.0 K
Transitional Justice
$539.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$358.3 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$269.2 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$190.0 K
International Development
$140.9 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$70.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$50.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$23.3 K
Nuclear Issues
$20.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$12.8 K
$5.2 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

9% $1,341,958 12 Grants = 13%

Sample Grants

  • King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $38,282 to Help Without Frontiers

    For assistance, education, and food to thousands of migrant and refugee children from Burma/Myanmar along the border with Thailand.

  • Arab Human Rights Fund
    awarded a grant for $39,941 to Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance Egypt

    To directly serve 500 Syrian asylum seekers by providing them with information/advice on the asylum procedures and obtaining temporary protection from UNHCR.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $800,000 to International Rescue Committee

    For emergency relief for conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic.