This page provides a snapshot of overall peace and security grantmaking for 2019. Grants are broken down by region, population, strategy, and issue area. Grants from 2019 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$146.3 Million
1,331 Grants
for all peace and security in 2019
Median Grant Amount: $40,000

Top Funders

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$18.4 M
Carnegie Corporation of New York
$15.5 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$13.0 M
New Israel Foundation
$12.1 M
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$9.3 M
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$7.6 M
Humanity United
$7.5 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$6.9 M
Ford Foundation
$4.7 M
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$4.4 M
The ARCA Foundation
$4.0 M
Oak Foundation
$3.9 M
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$3.6 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$3.5 M
Comic Relief
$3.1 M
Colombe Peace Foundation
$3.0 M
The Starr Foundation
$2.8 M
The National Lottery Community Fund
$2.6 M
Ploughshares Fund
$2.5 M
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$2.4 M
Peace Direct
$2.0 M
American Jewish World Service
$1.8 M
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$1.5 M
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$1.3 M
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$37.8 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$33.6 M
Nuclear Issues
$16.1 M
$10.7 M
Gender Equality
$10.0 M
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$9.3 M
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$8.7 M
Accountability and Transparency
$7.8 M
$6.4 M
Transitional Justice
$6.2 M
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$6.0 M
$5.8 M
$5.7 M
International and Regional Institutions
$2.6 M
Gender-based Violence
$2.4 M
$2.0 M
International Development
$2.0 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.7 M
Conflict Resolution
$1.4 M
$1.2 M
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$797.4 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$748.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$277.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$220.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

21% $30,749,117 297 Grants = 22%

Population Focus