International and Regional Institutions

Grants made to reinforce efforts focused on establishing strong, stable, and effective multi-lateral, multi-national, and regional organizations and institutions (e.g., NATO, UN, African Union). It also includes work around international law and economic institutions (e.g., World Bank, IMF) within conflict-affected contexts.

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Grants from 2019 are still being collected and indexed; figures will change once the data is updated.

$2.6 Million
out of $146.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $42,500

Top Funders

Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$1.4 M
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$400.0 K
Oak Foundation
$250.0 K
The Rockefeller Foundation
$200.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$100.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$85.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$50.0 K
The Christensen Fund
$50.0 K
$40.2 K
Norwegian Human Rights Fund
$16.2 K
$15.0 K
American Jewish World Service
$5.6 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’.

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

4% $95,000 3 Grants = 19%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Citizens for Global Solutions

    For helping to create a strong United Nations capable of solving problems that nations cannot solve on their own.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $50,000 to Chicago Council on Global Affairs

    For a Task Force on NATO nuclear weapons that will examine policy options and recommendations.

  • Humanity United
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to Center for Civilians In Conflict

    For work on civilian protection in sub-Saharan Africa, with a specific focus on the African Union, United Nations, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and South Sudan.