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

$3.9 Million
out of $146.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $16,500

Top Funders

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$980.0 K
Ford Foundation
$578.7 K
New Israel Foundation
$311.9 K
American Jewish World Service
$200.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$195.3 K
Annenberg Foundation
$190.0 K
GHR Foundation
$165.2 K
United States Institute of Peace
$150.8 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$134.4 K
The ARCA Foundation
$125.0 K
$123.7 K
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
$105.0 K
Global Greengrants Fund, Inc.
$79.3 K
Comic Relief
$78.6 K
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
$77.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$60.0 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$50.0 K
Seattle Foundation
$41.0 K
Monterey Peninsula Foundation
$40.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$40.0 K
Boston Foundation Inc
$30.0 K
Norwegian Human Rights Fund
$25.0 K
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
$25.0 K
Rochester Area Community Foundation
$21.5 K
Fondo Semillas
$20.7 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.0 M
Gender Equality
$671.5 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$670.5 K
$639.3 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$623.7 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$351.4 K
$143.7 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$92.0 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$65.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$59.2 K
Peace Negotiations
$55.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$50.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$48.9 K
Conflict Resolution
$46.2 K
Gender-based Violence
$43.9 K
Transitional Justice
$31.5 K
International Development
$24.7 K
$20.7 K
$20.0 K
Nuclear Issues
$5.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

25% $970,080 19 Grants = 20%

Sample Grants

  • Foundation for Global Peace Building
    awarded a grant for $500 to Seeds of Peace

    For peace educator programs.

  • National Endowment for Democracy
    awarded a grant for $22,500 to Future Partners Foundation for Development

    To enable youth activists to advocate for accountability and address human rights abuses within the framework of Yemen’s transitional justice law and court system. Future Partners Foundation for Development will hold community meetings, form and lead follow-up advocacy committees, and produce and distribute a report on implementing transitional-justice mechanisms in Yemen.

  • Peace Direct
    awarded a grant for $36,118 to Action for Peace and Development

    For conducting trials of its model of peace clubs in schools, aiming to give young people an opportunity to develop their own discourse in case of conflict.