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

27%
$64.0 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $50,000

Top Funders

Carnegie Corporation of New York
$22.1 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$10.8 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$8.6 M
NoVo Foundation
$2.4 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$2.3 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$1.6 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$1.3 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.2 M
Ford Foundation
$975.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$699.0 K
The Democracy Fund
$688.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$604.0 K
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
$573.1 K
Humanity United
$500.0 K
Public Welfare Foundation, Inc.
$485.0 K
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
$458.5 K
Proteus Fund, Inc.
$438.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$430.0 K
The ARCA Foundation
$420.0 K
GPD Charitable Trust
$308.8 K
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
$300.0 K
Source of Hope Foundation
$300.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$297.8 K
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
$275.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$260.0 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

Nuclear Issues
$15.9 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$13.6 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$13.0 M
Cybersecurity
$11.6 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.7 M
Democracy-building
$2.6 M
Weapons
$2.5 M
Gender Equality
$2.3 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$2.2 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$1.8 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.6 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$1.6 M
Peacebuilding
$1.4 M
Militarism
$1.4 M
International Development
$1.4 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$1.4 M
Transitional Justice
$1.2 M
Gender-based Violence
$600.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$515.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$471.5 K
Conflict Resolution
$393.7 K
Migration
$271.3 K
Accountability and Transparency
$220.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$50.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

18% $11,227,500 61 Grants = 16%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Pentagon Budget Campaign

    Seeking a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security.

  • Arca Foundation
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Center for International Policy

    For Win Without War, a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Arms Control Association

    For research and analysis, policymaker and media outreach, and leadership on reducing the risk from nuclear weapons, with emphasis on influencing U.S. nuclear weapons policy, U.S.-Russia nuclear dialogue, U.S. policy toward Iran, and related nonproliferation and disarmament issues.