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

$61.3 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $55,600

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$12.3 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$9.1 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$8.0 M
Oak Foundation
$4.8 M
Ploughshares Fund
$3.0 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$2.4 M
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$2.0 M
Secure World Foundation
$1.7 M
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$1.7 M
Ford Foundation
$1.4 M
California Community Foundation
$1.1 M
The Stanley Foundation
$1.1 M
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$989.8 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$905.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$900.0 K
Humanity United
$736.0 K
Colombe Peace Foundation
$645.0 K
GHR Foundation
$600.0 K
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
$600.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$585.0 K
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$575.0 K
The Skoll Foundation
$565.0 K
Henry Luce Foundation
$445.0 K
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
$383.3 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$300.0 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$16.5 M
Nuclear Issues
$10.8 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$7.1 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$5.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$4.6 M
Gender Equality
$3.5 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.9 M
International Development
$2.8 M
$2.8 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.7 M
Transitional Justice
$2.5 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.2 M
$1.8 M
$1.3 M
$1.1 M
Gender-based Violence
$947.5 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$665.0 K
$395.0 K
$215.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$102.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$86.4 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$35.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$16.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

22% $13,598,470 49 Grants = 18%

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust
    awarded a grant for $46,929 to Campaign Against Arms Trade

    For core support.

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to United Nations

    Toward implementation of 2004 UNSC Res. 1540, which affirms that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery constitutes a threat to international peace and security.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $195,429 to Global Public Policy Institute

    For a project engaging policymakers in Brazil, China, and South Africa in a constructive debate around the Responsibility to Protect.