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

$12.1 Million
out of $146.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $20,000

Top Funders

The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$1.5 M
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$1.4 M
Comic Relief
$1.3 M
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$995.0 K
New Israel Foundation
$921.4 K
Mama Cash
$608.3 K
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$564.4 K
American Jewish World Service
$526.9 K
$505.2 K
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
$500.0 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$433.7 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$310.0 K
Ukrainian Women's Fund
$291.9 K
The ARCA Foundation
$275.0 K
$264.0 K
Colombe Peace Foundation
$255.0 K
Ford Foundation
$210.0 K
Compton Foundation, Inc.
$208.0 K
Ploughshares Fund
$155.5 K
The Rockefeller Foundation
$150.0 K
Catalyst for Peace
$140.0 K
Equality Fund
$104.5 K
Central New York Community Foundation, Inc.
$95.2 K
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
$95.0 K
Global Greengrants Fund, Inc.
$85.9 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

Gender Equality
$6.9 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.8 M
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$1.7 M
$1.7 M
$1.1 M
Gender-based Violence
$827.0 K
$759.2 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$746.4 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$514.0 K
Transitional Justice
$384.7 K
Accountability and Transparency
$270.9 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$256.1 K
Nuclear Issues
$175.5 K
International Development
$124.5 K
Peace Negotiations
$102.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$84.5 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$50.0 K
$44.8 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$31.5 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$25.0 K
Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reintegration
$10.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$5.6 K

Regional Focus

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

35% $4,247,904 96 Grants = 33%

Sample Grants

  • Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises
    awarded a grant for $4,731 to Bosam

    To support for women's involvement in the peace negotiation process in Rutshuru Territory.

  • UN Women's Fund for Gender-Equality
    awarded a grant for $210,000 to Afghanistan Watch

    To support the continued development of a national women's agenda in Afghanistan and the drafting of concrete policy recommendations for the advancement and preservation of women's rights, including on the role of women in peace talks, in the political and security transition and in politics at national and local levels.

  • NoVo Foundation
    awarded a grant for $303,470 to Elman Peace and Human Rights Center

    To support the scale-up of satellite and mobile services to new areas of Somalia where survivors of violence do not have response services and to improve efforts to respond to adolescent girls.