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

$5.2 Million
out of $146.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $25,000

Top Funders

New Israel Foundation
$811.5 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$500.0 K
The ARCA Foundation
$470.0 K
Comic Relief
$384.8 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$320.0 K
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
$310.0 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$282.2 K
American Jewish World Service
$255.0 K
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
$236.3 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$150.0 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$130.0 K
The Fund for New Jersey
$121.0 K
Ford Foundation
$120.0 K
Meyer Memorial Trust
$110.0 K
Humanity United
$110.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$100.0 K
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
$94.5 K
King Baudouin Foundation United States
$86.2 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$79.8 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$75.0 K
Cisco Systems Foundation
$75.0 K
Dreilinden, GmbH
$58.7 K
The Tinker Foundation Inc.
$54.0 K
The Rockefeller Foundation
$50.0 K
Colombe Peace Foundation
$35.0 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

$2.9 M
Gender Equality
$1.4 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$802.5 K
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$700.3 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$519.0 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$350.0 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$336.3 K
$315.3 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$120.0 K
International Development
$69.2 K
Gender-based Violence
$54.2 K
International and Regional Institutions
$50.0 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$24.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$22.5 K
Transitional Justice
$20.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$10.0 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

27% $1,394,374 21 Grants = 24%

Sample Grants

  • King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $38,282 to Help Without Frontiers

    For assistance, education, and food to thousands of migrant and refugee children from Burma/Myanmar along the border with Thailand.

  • Arab Human Rights Fund
    awarded a grant for $39,941 to Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance Egypt

    To directly serve 500 Syrian asylum seekers by providing them with information/advice on the asylum procedures and obtaining temporary protection from UNHCR.

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    awarded a grant for $800,000 to International Rescue Committee

    For emergency relief for conflict-affected communities in the Central African Republic.