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

$21.3 Million
out of $146.3 Million
for all peace and security

Median Grant Size: $33,543

Top Funders

New Israel Foundation
$12.1 M
Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.
$3.2 M
Comic Relief
$1.3 M
The Sigrid Rausing Trust
$590.1 K
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$490.0 K
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
$476.3 K
Ford Foundation
$470.0 K
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders
$453.8 K
The Global Fund for Women, Inc.
$449.0 K
$250.4 K
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
$225.0 K
Annenberg Foundation
$210.0 K
The Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, Inc.
$175.0 K
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
$139.8 K
Ploughshares Fund
$135.0 K
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
$100.0 K
$100.0 K
Mama Cash
$94.5 K
Boston Foundation Inc
$60.0 K
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
$50.0 K
The ARCA Foundation
$50.0 K
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
$47.4 K
$45.0 K
Bernard and Sandra Otterman Foundation
$42.5 K
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
$25.0 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 - Resolving Conflict and Building Peace
$16.4 M
General - Supporting Stable, Resilient Societies
$9.9 M
$1.5 M
$1.1 M
General - Preventing & Mitigating Conflict
$1.0 M
$937.6 K
National Security, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy
$866.3 K
Gender Equality
$640.7 K
International Development
$338.5 K
Nuclear Issues
$337.5 K
Conflict and Atrocities Prevention
$260.8 K
$200.0 K
Conflict Resolution
$151.5 K
Transitional Justice
$135.2 K
Gender-based Violence
$86.3 K
Countering Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism
$78.2 K
$75.5 K
Rule of Law and Institution-building
$28.0 K
Climate Security and Natural Resource Management
$22.0 K
International and Regional Institutions
$16.2 K
$5.0 K

Strategy Focus

Funding for General Support

17% $3,710,854 66 Grants = 22%

Sample Grants

  • New Israel Fund
    awarded a grant for $2,324 to Givat Haviva Jewish-Arab Center for Peace

    For general support.

  • Ploughshares Fund
    awarded a grant for $75,000 to Gulf 2000 Project

    To inform the debate on Iran's nuclear program in the media and among policymakers through analysis and reporting.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    awarded a grant for $100,000 to American University in Cairo

    For the third phase of its Building a Better Egypt project.