13%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$314.6 Million out of
$2.4 Billion for all rights
2,187 Grants

Top Foundation Funders

  1. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $43.0 M
  2. Howard G. Buffett Foundation $39.4 M
  3. Nationale Postcode Loterij $35.5 M
  4. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $32.4 M
  5. Comic Relief $20.3 M
  6. Big Lottery Fund $17.4 M
  7. The California Endowment $14.4 M
  8. Oak Foundation $14.3 M
  9. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $14.0 M
  10. GE Foundation $14.0 M
  11. Tides Foundation $11.3 M
  12. Elton John AIDS Foundation $6.9 M
  13. The Rockefeller Foundation $4.6 M
  14. ViiV Healthcare $4.2 M
  15. The Tudor Trust $3.8 M
  16. Ford Foundation $3.7 M
  17. Stop AIDS Now $3.5 M
  18. NoVo Foundation $3.3 M
  19. The San Francisco Foundation $3.2 M
  20. Bridge House Estates $3.1 M
  21. EEA and Norway Grants $3.0 M
  22. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $2.8 M
  23. Segal Family Foundation $2.7 M
  24. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation $2.6 M
  25. Esmée Fairbairn Foundation $2.3 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

7%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$246.3 Million out of
$3.7 Billion for all rights
1,034 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. Global Fund $95.0 M
  2. Canada $28.4 M
  3. United States $19.3 M
  4. Sweden $18.5 M
  5. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $10.6 M
  6. Belgium $10.5 M
  7. Spain $10.5 M
  8. Netherlands $9.7 M
  9. Norway $8.0 M
  10. European Union Institutions $7.9 M
  11. Finland $7.1 M
  12. World Health Organization (WHO) $4.9 M
  13. Germany $3.9 M
  14. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $3.5 M
  15. Switzerland $2.3 M
  16. Australia $2.1 M
  17. Italy $1.9 M
  18. Ireland $1.2 M
  19. Korea $582.6 K
  20. Inter-American Development Bank $262.7 K
  21. Iceland $106.1 K
  22. Czech Republic $61.0 K
  23. Austria $44.4 K
  24. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $44.1 K
  25. United Kingdom $35.4 K
  26. M = Millions

Foundation Funding by Region

Asia & Pacific

$11,565,457 (4%)
195 Grants (9%)

Caribbean

$1,180,913 (0%)
21 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$6,502,114 (2%)
112 Grants (5%)

Global Programs

$35,044,749 (11%)
90 Grants (4%)

Latin America & Mexico

$4,914,336 (2%)
142 Grants (6%)

Middle East & North Africa

$3,968,349 (1%)
44 Grants (2%)

North America

$136,153,485 (43%)
820 Grants (37%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$58,106,135 (18%)
406 Grants (19%)

Western Europe

$47,365,220 (15%)
372 Grants (17%)

Region totals include both foundation grants directly to recipients based in the region specified and foundation grants to recipients located in other regions to do work benefiting the region specified. Grants may mention more than one region of benefit and therefore be counted in more than one category.

Foundation Funding by Population

Population totals include foundation funding that could be identified as meant to benefit a specific group. Grants may serve multiple populations and would therefore be counted in more than one category.

Foundation Funding by Strategy

Strategy totals include foundation funding that could be identified as supporting a specific strategy. Grants may employ multiple strategies and would therefore be counted in more than one category.

Sample Grants

  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation
    Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Trust (South Africa)
    To increase access to quality health care and prevention for South African Children.
  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (United States)
    To raise the global profile of access to antibiotics across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.