Leadership and Professional Development

Professional development of management, boards, staff, and volunteers. Includes leadership development, recruiting, training, and salaries.

Select Year

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

$1.7 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $20,000

Top Funders

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$628.5 K
Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Inc.
$300.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$195.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$187.3 K
Tides Foundation
$172.0 K
$85.0 K
Peace Direct
$49.3 K
American Jewish World Service
$40.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$40.0 K
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
$25.0 K
African Women's Development Fund
$18.0 K
NoVo Foundation
$15.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$12.5 K
Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation
$10.0 K
Nexus Fund
$6.2 K
King Baudouin Foundation
$4.8 K
Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund
$4.8 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
$823.5 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$600.0 K
Gender Equality
$471.7 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$469.9 K
International and Regional Institutions
$172.0 K
International Development
$156.2 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$100.0 K
$61.2 K
$61.0 K
Gender-based Violence
$16.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$6.2 K
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$5.0 K
Transitional Justice
$5.0 K

Regional Focus