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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$129.1 Million
out of $376.8 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $30,000

Top Funders

Foundation to Promote Open Society
$17.3 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$16.2 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$12.8 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$8.9 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$7.0 M
Oak Foundation
$6.3 M
NoVo Foundation
$4.4 M
New Israel Foundation
$3.6 M
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
$3.3 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.9 M
The Starr Foundation
$2.5 M
One Earth Future Foundation, Inc.
$2.3 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$2.1 M
The Precourt Foundation
$2.0 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$1.9 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$1.8 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.7 M
Mensen met een Missie
$1.6 M
Ford Foundation
$1.6 M
The San Francisco Foundation
$1.6 M
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security
$1.5 M
Robertson Foundation
$1.5 M
Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc.
$1.3 M
Comic Relief
$1.2 M
African Women's Development Fund
$1.2 M

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
$23.7 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$21.0 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$17.2 M
Gender Equality
$16.8 M
Accountability and Transparency
$15.3 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$9.1 M
Transitional Justice
$8.7 M
$8.5 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$7.0 M
$5.6 M
$4.8 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$3.9 M
$3.8 M
International Development
$3.2 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.9 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$2.3 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$2.1 M
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$2.1 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.8 M
$1.8 M
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$1.7 M
International and Regional Institutions
$903.1 K
$723.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$616.8 K

Regional Focus