Latin America

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

$6.2 Million
out of $146.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $35,000

Top Funders

Ford Foundation
$1.5 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$893.7 K
Humanity United
$798.3 K
Oak Foundation
$483.8 K
Fund for Global Human Rights, Inc.
$450.0 K
United States Institute of Peace
$314.9 K
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$285.8 K
American Jewish World Service
$260.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$200.0 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$149.5 K
$145.9 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$145.0 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$120.0 K
Norwegian Human Rights Fund
$94.4 K
International Indigenous Women's Forum
$85.0 K
Boston Foundation Inc
$60.0 K
The Tinker Foundation Inc.
$54.0 K
Seattle Foundation
$41.0 K
Fondo Semillas
$36.3 K
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
$35.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean
$29.2 K
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$25.0 K
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
$20.0 K
Disability Rights Fund, Inc.
$8.0 K
Brazil Fund for Human Rights Foundation - FBDH
$5.0 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

General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$1.4 M
Transitional Justice
$956.3 K
General - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$828.2 K
$819.0 K
$721.4 K
Accountability and Transparency
$538.8 K
Gender Equality
$426.4 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$381.0 K
$209.0 K
Peace Negotiations
$172.0 K
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$75.0 K
International Development
$54.0 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$50.0 K
$27.7 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$23.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$5.6 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$5.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

33% $2,067,276 22 Grants = 26%

Sample Grants

  • Stewart R. Mott Foundation
    awarded a grant for $10,000 to Washington Office on Latin America

    To educate policymakers and the public about the implications of U.S. foreign policy on Latin America.

  • MADRE, Inc.
    awarded a grant for $18,500 to Taller de Vida

    For trauma counseling, art therapy, and peace education for former Colombian child soldiers.

  • American Jewish World Service
    awarded a grant for $70,000 to Generacion Alternativa

    To promote peacebuilding and democracy through TV and radio programs produced by youth.