Middle East and North Africa

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$46.0 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$8.3 M
Ford Foundation
$4.8 M
Foundation to Promote Open Society
$4.0 M
New Israel Foundation
$3.8 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.6 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.5 M
NoVo Foundation
$1.8 M
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
$1.1 M
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$1.1 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$702.3 K
Klarman Family Foundation
$700.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$699.0 K
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
$505.0 K
Swartz Foundation
$500.0 K
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$500.0 K
William Davidson Foundation
$500.0 K
American Friends Service Committee
$486.5 K
$485.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$475.0 K
Koret Foundation
$458.3 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$446.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$436.1 K
Source of Hope Foundation
$430.0 K
The Skoll Foundation
$400.0 K
$379.1 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$22.6 M
Nuclear Issues
$5.9 M
$5.5 M
$5.1 M
Gender Equality
$4.5 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$3.6 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$3.1 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$2.2 M
International Development
$2.1 M
Transitional Justice
$2.0 M
Gender-based Violence
$1.9 M
International and Regional Institutions
$1.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$510.7 K
Accountability and Transparency
$405.0 K
$387.7 K
Conflict Resolution
$206.9 K
$191.6 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$93.7 K
Peace Negotiations
$92.5 K
$69.4 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$57.6 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$50.0 K
$12.9 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

17% $7,780,541 141 Grants = 29%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.