Policy, Advocacy, and Systems Reform

Efforts to develop, promote, and transform public policies, especially involving the proposal of novel solutions to ongoing challenges.

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

26%
$62.9 Million
out of $239.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Oak Foundation
$13.2 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$11.4 M
NoVo Foundation
$4.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$3.2 M
New Israel Foundation
$2.9 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$2.8 M
The Starr Foundation
$2.5 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.3 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$2.1 M
King Baudouin Foundation
$1.8 M
Peace Direct
$1.6 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$1.3 M
African Women's Development Fund
$1.2 M
American Friends Service Committee
$1.1 M
The Skoll Foundation
$1.1 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.0 M
The Stanley Foundation
$940.2 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$939.9 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$850.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$697.0 K
TrustAfrica
$595.2 K
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
$526.5 K
Endowment of the United States Institute of Peace
$523.1 K
The Rockefeller Foundation
$500.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$500.0 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

Gender Equality
$16.3 M
Nuclear Issues
$11.8 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$11.7 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$8.4 M
Gender-based Violence
$8.2 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$4.8 M
Democracy-building
$3.5 M
Transitional Justice
$3.3 M
Migration
$2.7 M
Accountability and Transparency
$2.7 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$2.6 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$2.4 M
Peacebuilding
$2.2 M
International Development
$2.1 M
Militarism
$1.7 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$1.5 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$948.9 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$812.8 K
Weapons
$557.8 K
Peace Negotiations
$393.1 K
Conflict Resolution
$258.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$176.8 K
Cybersecurity
$165.5 K
International and Regional Institutions
$129.4 K

Regional Focus